North Coast Distance Education School
German 9 course is not available at this time.
Summary and Description of Open School print course, version 04
Section 1: Giving your name and age and asking these of another young person; exchanging greetings; cardinal numbers 1–20; heißen; sein (1st and 2nd person singular); interrogative form; saying where you live in Canada; wohnen; the definite article
(dative feminine); in + dative
Section 2: Asking someone where he/she lives; sein; familiarizing students with the three European countries
where German is the main language; using these three countries when explaining the whereabouts of a town; the definite article (dative feminine); saying where you come from and asking where someone else comes from; sein; kommen; wohnen; heißen; (1st, 2nd and 3rd person singular);
liegen (3rd person singular); aus der
Section 3: Saying if you have any brothers and sisters; haben (1st and 2nd person singular); the definite article
Section 4: Saying what pets you have and asking others for the same information; haben; sein (3rd person
singular, 1st person and 2nd person familiar plural)
Section 5: Saying what pets you have and asking others; haben; sein (3rd person singular of several verbs)
Section 6: Saying what you have in the way of records and audio tapes,; seeking and expressing an opinion
on a group; weak verbs, verbs ending in -eln;strong verbs; fahren, lesen, sehen-present tense; sein, ihr; welche
Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.
Section 7: Learning the names of some of the buildings typicalto a German town; der, die, das-introduction to the gender system; the definite article (nominative singular)
Section 8: Asking your way about town; understanding and giving simple directions; using “please,” “thank you,” and “excuse me;” the definite article (dative singular); ordinal numbers 1–3
Section 9: Understanding and giving more complicated directions; prepositions with the dative and the accusative
Section 10: Asking if there is a café (bank, post office, etc.) nearby; linking the two articles with the personal pronoun (i.e., der—ein—er, etc.); the definite article in the dative singular; preposition aus, mit, zu + dative
Section 11: Asking for something; the definite and indefinite article: (nominative, accusative and dative singular); keine (nominative and accusative plural); accusative (with motion); dative (with rest)
Section 12: Familiarizing the student with currencies of the three European German-speaking countries; cardinal numbers 20–999
Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.
Section 13: Saying how much pocket money you receive, if any, and asking this of another person; saying
that you earn money and explaining where you work; saying what you need money for; the definite (nominative plural) für + accusative
Section 14: Asking how much it costs to send a letter/postcard; giving the names of a variety of countries;
recognizing and understanding signs and directions in a post-office; separable verbs
Section 15: Teaching the words and their gender for a variety of items to be found in shops; inquiring what things cost
Section 16: Asking for something in a shop/store; mir
Section 17: Expressing a desire or an intention; wollen + infinitive
Section 18: Revision of Chapters 1–9 of the textbook
Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.