West Valley College
Dr. Gabriele May
Office Hours: 7:30 - 8:30 daily in the teacher workroom in
Language Arts Building or after class/in the Cafeteria/ or by appt.
Office Phone: 741-2045 ext.# 3567
Objectives: Further introduction into German with
development of speaking, reading and writing skills. (see class
Textbooks: Wie geht's? Dieter Sevin. 5th edition.
Wie geht's? Lab Book
Useful: Stack of 3X5s
Prerequisite: German 1A or 2 yrs high school
Grading: Chapter tests ( 6) and
vocab. quizzes 30%
Final Exam 20%
Grades: 100%-90%=A etc.
We will approximately cover Kapitel 7 till 14. There will be videos
dealing with cultural aspects on Fridays unless we need to catch up
on grammar, vocabulary etc.
The Lab book is for work in the Lab and at home. Frau Pomposo will
help you with your lab responsibilities. Please go to her with your
questions regarding the lab assignments.
Excessive absence and tardiness result in lower achievement!
Tests will be given when we are finished with a chapter, vocabulary
quizzes on alternate Fridays. There are no make-up tests. If you are
unable to come please inform me and I will make special
arrangements for you. Review and study continuously, learn the new
material and take every opportunity to speak German. Enjoy the
language and the culture.