This is our first High School level course, the right course for students who attended Middle School German with Sophia Angeles last semester. German language competency required enrolling in German 3 – Fall Semester: Understanding: The student should be able to follow conversations to related topics like school, work, hobbies and actual situations. He/she will we be confident using a dictionary to improve the areas of speaking, reading and writing as well as understanding. Speaking: The students should come to German 3, the first year of High School, with solid presentation skills, which will help them to take the DSD exams. The DSD exams can potentially be taken at the end of this class. Reading: The student should be able to read fluently in German any kind of short book and articles. He/she should be able to read and understand complex instructions and transfer them into action. Writing The student will have reviewed and gained confidence in regards of the special sound of the language, e.g. k and ck, tz and z as well as “das” and “dass”, which will help him/her expanding his/her writing skills. Also the sentence structure will be reviewed in this semester. For further details please read the section on Grammar. Grammar: The student will have learned some tips how to differentiate if words are to be capitalized. They will have gained confidence in applying comma rules. He/she will be able to define subjects and predicate in a sentence structure. The tenses will be reviewed and cases will be defined. He/she will also have covered past perfect and plusquam perfect in class.