Elementary School German I

Offered to Grades 3-5
1 year (Middlebury Interactive Languages)

This introductory German course provides an interactive experience for a student's first exposure to the German language. The content for each unit is based on an authentic story, myth or legend from various German-speaking cultures. Although the course focuses on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar principles are intuitively grasped through stories, games, activities, songs and assessments.

In this course, students will:

  • Engage in language learning in a rewarding, low-stress environment
  • Become comfortable with the sounds and rhythms of German
  • Learn simple German phrases
  • Begin to read, write, speak and listen for meaning in German
  • Recognize distinctive practices and customs of German-speaking cultures

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Eligible Tuition Packages

Middlebury elementary school electives are only available to students enrolled in the Silver, Silver Premium, Gold, and Diamond packages. For more details, visit our tuition packages page.