German 11 Introductory

German 11 Introductory Course Details


Angela Kleine-Buning


Intro German 11 is the first part of a three year program of German Language studies.

It follows the new proficiency levels of the European Commission that are recognized worldwide.

When you have completed Intro German 11 successfully, you have reached the A1 Proficiency Level, and you will be able to interact in a simple way and use familiar everyday expressions. You will be able to introduce yourself and others and answer questions about personal details. In Intro German 11 you will strengthen your ability in reading and listening comprehension, as well as written and oral communication.








Student paced. Students will communicate with the teacher to get any needed support.


3 print modules ( 15 send-in assignment) 
3 module tests. ( 2 hours each )


40% Coursework
60% Testsn (written and oral)


SIDES teacher. Tutorial support by appointment.


Geni@l Textbook A1
Geni@l Workbook A1
CD Geni@lTextbook/Kursbuch A1
CD Geni@l Workbook/Arbeitsbuch A1

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Unit 1 1. Listening to and reading German
1.1 Asking questions and giving answers
Wer ist das? Hallo, wie heißt du?
1.2 Saying hello and goodbye
Guten Tag – Auf Wiedersehen
1.3 Capitalization of nouns and names

2. Getting information about people – Names of countries
2.1 Personal pronouns and verbs (singular)
ich lerne, du lernst
2.2 Interrogatives – W-Questions
Wo? Woher? Was? Wie?
Pronunciation: word accent and sentence rhythm

3. All about school things
3.1 Nouns and definite article: der, die, das
3.2 Indefinite article: ein, eine – kein, keine
3.3 Yes/No questions

4. The Goetheschule: schedules and subjects
4.1 Numbers and time - Weekdays and times of the day
Questions: wann? wie viele?
4.2 Plural forms
Nouns: der Kurs – die Kurse
Personal pronouns and verbs (plural)
wir lernen, ihr lernt, sie lernen

5. Plateau 1 – Review and test preparation for unit 1 test

Unit 2 6. Animals, people and colours
6.1 Possessive pronouns: nominative and accusative
Mein Hund / meine Katze
6.2 Verbs with the accusative
Ich suche meinen Hund / meine Katze

7. Appointments – weekly plans
7.1 Separable verbs: Gehst du mit?
7.2 Negation: Ich weiß noch nicht / Ich habe kein Fahrrad

8. Free time, appointments and hobbies
8.1 Time expressions : Am Montag…, am Wochenende gehe ich...
8.2 Irregular verbs: ich laufe, sie läuft
8.3 Comparison: gern – lieber – am liebsten, gut – besser – am besten

9. Family
9.1 Possessive pronouns in the nominative (plural): unser Haus, euer Hund
9.2 Possessive pronouns in the accusative (plural): Wir suchen unseren Hund
9.3 Imperative: Mach bitte as Buch auf!

10. Plateau 2 – Review and test preparation for unit 2 test

Unit 3 11. Best wishes – Invitations and excuses
11.1 Prepositions im / am and ordinal numbers
Am ersten Januar
11.2 The past tense of sein and haben
11.3 Modal verbs: können, müssen, dürfen
Modal verbs in sentences (the Sentence clamp)

12. My school - orientation
12.1 Prepositions with the dative
in, auf, bei, neben,vor, hinter, unter, an
12.2 Definite article in the dative
neben dem Computer / auf dem Stuhl / vor der Cafeteria

13. Travel: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
13.1 Compass directions
13.2 Prepositions: nach, an der, an die, ans
13.3 Modal verbs: wollen, mögen

14. Daily routine - Occupations
14.1 Personal pronouns in the accusative: mich, dich, ihn
14.2 Reflexive pronoun: sich

15. Plateau 3 – Review and test preparation for unit 3 test


German Intro 11 Prescribed Learning Outcomes