Classes & Curriculum
Kindergarten (ages 5-6) in New Hyde Park only. For the year 2021-2022 Kindergarten and 1st grade have been combined
1st grade (ages 6-) We teach German as a foreign language, so no German is necessary for Kindergarten/First grade.
Repetition and auditory learning. Printing, reading and pronunciation are stressed.
Continuation of 1st grade. Vocabulary acquisition and basic grammar.
Continuation of 2nd grade. Reading, speaking, and writing.
Begin paragraph writing, reading of texts, retelling stories and grammar.
Continuation of 4th grade. Vocabulary acquisition, grammar, geography writing, oral communication skills
Continuation of 5th grade. Geography, German culture and conversation.
8th & 9th grades
Report giving, grammar, culture, history, short stories and conversation.
10th grade (age 15)
Review of grammar, conversation, paragraph writing and exam preparations: AATG2 level exam (if appropriate) and NY FLAC exam.
Our program ends after 10 years with the following mandatory and recognized exams:
- AATG level 3 or 4, REX (Regents Equivalency Exam for credit in public High Schools).
- After our 10th grade many of our students continue with Advanced Placement in German. The exam is useful for College.
Optional Exams; we encourage students to sign up for these exams at the end of our program:
- “Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache” (Given by the Goethe Institute)
- Advanced Placement German (possibility of receiving college credits if the grade is level 4 or 5). (Given by German-American School)
- SAT exam
- 1st child: $ 775.00
- 2nd child: $ 675.00
- 3rd child: $ 575.00
- 4th child: $ 250.00