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Classic German Film Directors
with Crystal Ockenfuss
It's German movie time! Designed for students of an intermediate to advanced level, each class session will discuss a different German film from a classic German director. Students watch the movie during the week before class and discuss it (in German) during class. To help you practice your German reading and writing, the instructor wil include some supplemental readings and a writing component as well. This is a fun way to keep up with your German reading, writing, and speaking!
Please note: All films for this class are readily available for streaming on Amazon. Most of the films are free, however some may have an additional cost of no more than $3.99 per movie. Film costs are not included in the price of registration.
This class meets for 1.5 hours weekly every Wednesday from June 10 - July 15.
German Conversation (Intermediate - Advanced Level)
with Wiebke Meineke
Let's speak German! This is an instructor-led conversation class for learners with intermediate to advanced German skills. This is the second of two themed classes offered this summer with the goal of helping you practice and improve your German conversation skills.
Topic: Typically German? Is there something like that? Let's find out!
In this multimedia course we will talk about everyday German traditions, customs and habits, using movie clips, pictures and little texts from German online sources. Students receive various learning materials from their teacher via email, which they can print out at home to use in class.
This class will meet for 1.5 hours weekly every Thursday from June 25 - July 30. If the class fills up, we will open a second session.
Experiencing Germany during Summer for Kids Ages 4-6
with Vanessa Huebner
Experiencing Germany during Summer for Kids Ages 4-6 is an engaging online course teaching your child about Germany and the many wonderful environments that exist. You child will learn about and virtually explore German zoos, petting zoos, aquariums, dinosaur lands, castles, markets and nature (beaches, forests, farms and hiking).
The class is taught in German and is a fun way for your child to keep up with their understanding of spoken German.
This class runs for 5 weeks on the following Saturdays: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, and 8/1. There is no class on 7/4. Each class session is one hour long.
Summer in Germany for Kids Ages 7-10
with Kat Hoffmann
Summer in Germany for Kids 7-10 years old is a great way for kids to experience German culture online. They will see and get to know what kids do in the summer for fun in Germany – going to festivals, fairs, the zoo, and more. Your child will learn about what kids in different areas of Germany do during the summer, while also participating in summer camp style activities (examples are: making our own “Spaghetti Eis“ and Salzteig, Lego creations, etc.) online from home, giving them the opportunity to tangibly bring a piece of Germany into their home! The class is taught in German and is a great way for your child to keep up with their understanding of spoken German and experience German culture.
This class runs for 5 weeks on the following Saturdays: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, and 8/1. There is no class on 7/4.
Casual Conversation (Beginning & Intermediate Level)
with Corinna Schubert
Practice and improve your spoken German in casual conversation situations. This instructor-led conversation class is designed for adult German learners who have some basic knowledge of German and are at a beginner to intermediate level of spoken German. Each class session will revolve around a specific topic/theme. Students will be given information about each session's topic in advance.
This class meets for 1.5 hours on the following Wednesdays: 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, and 7/29.
German Conversation for Continuing Beginners 2
with Hamid Emami
A continuation of "German Conversation for Continuing Beginners 1", this class is for continuing beginners as well as for those who have previously had some exposure to German. You’ll focus on conjugating verbs, declension of nouns, definite and indefinite articles, and your ability to carry a simple conversation with a native German speaker.
This course has a required textbook that can be purchased from a variety of online sellers: Ultimate German (Beginner–Intermediate) ISBN-10 1400021065. Students are responsible for purchasing the textbook themselves.
Please note that this class is a continuation of the previous class. New students are always welcome with the understanding that we will continue from the point we left off in the first class.
This class will meet for 1.5 hours weekly every Saturday from July 11 - August 29.