This is the continuation of the Older Beginner Accelerated 1 course from the Fall Semester. German language competency required enrolling in Older Beginner Accelerated 1 - Spring Semester: Understanding: The student should be able to understand basic words and simple phrases learned in class. Speaking: The student should have a basic repertoire of words and phrases. He/she should be to apply these phrases in simple conversations. Reading: The student should be able to read simple phrases learned in class. Reading materials: Beste Freunde A 1.1 work and course book. Writing: The student should be able to write simple words and phrases learned in class. Writing material: Beste Freunde A 1.1 Grammar: The student should have gained a basic understanding of German grammar. The following topics should be learned: verbs like spielen, sein, heißen, haben; nouns and articles in nominative, personal nouns, negation, preposition and defined and undefined articles, modal verbs, polite form “Sie”.