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Happy Holidays!!!!

Frohe Weihnachten und ein glueckliches Neues Jahr 2019!wreath madewreath made

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WINTER TERM 2019

REGISTRATION open!
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Deutsche Schule of Corvallis teachers use the latest teaching methodology as well as tried and tested techniques to improve students' skills and confidence in the use of a foreign language. We offer our students a range of courses for various purposes.

DSC teachers use the immersion teaching methodology as well as various tested techniques to improve students' skills and confidence in the use of a foreign language. We offer our students a range of courses for various purposes. Contact Ludmila Schuster , School Director, to apply for any of the courses below (deutscheschulecorvallis@gmail.com).

  • Wednesday Parent-Child Class (only available with min. 4 students)

This 60-min class meets on Wednesdays between 4-5pm. It is an introductory German class for younger children (3 -4 years old) to learn WITH their parent(s). We enjoy playing together and learning our first German words, rhymes and songs together. Parents are welcome to attend with the child’s younger sibling if needed.

  • Friday & Thursday Classes for Children and Youth (3-16 y. old)

Our Friday and Thursday classes meet from 3.30-5.45pm. We have age and language-level appropriate activities and learning tracks for children 3+ and beginner to advance and for youth 10-16y. Younger children learn through play and songs, while older children engage in traditional learning and hands-on creative activities. Currently, we have 5 groups open on Friday and 2 groups on Thursday (each group is also split based on age for various activities):

  • Cats 1 (Katzen 1) = 3-5y 
    Our youngest group learning German in an environment without parents. We enjoy playing together and learning our first German words, rhymes and songs together. Each season and each term brings new songs, rhymes and activities that we work on together.
     
  • Cats 2 (Katzen 2) = 5/6 -7y 
    This older group is learning German in an environment without parents. We enjoy not only playing together and learning our first German sentences and songs, but also start working on our ABC, reading and writing skills in a smaller group activities. Each season and each term brings new songs, rhymes and activities and themes that we work on together. (Textbook used: Hallo Anna 1)
  • Cats 3 (Katzen 3) = 8-12y 
    This oldest cats group is continuing learning German in an environment without parents. We enjoy not only playing and sing songs together, but also continue working on our vocabulary development, improving reading and writing skills in a smaller group activities. Each season and each term brings new songs, rhymes and activities that we work on together. Homework is a crucial part of the work and preparation. Textbook used: Hallo Anna 2. Each term, a reading book is selected based on the theme of the term, but students are encouraged to read more and use the books from our library.
  • Tigers 1-3 (Tiger)  = 5-12y
    We have a strong advanced and near-native  group that is focusing on all skills in topics about nature, science and geography. This group is German language ONLY. Themes follow "Sachkunde, Landeskunde" and cultural topics. Reading and writing skills are an important part of the curriculum, age appropriate activities prepared.  Each term, a reading book is selected based on the theme of the term, but students are encouraged to read more and use the books from our library.
  • Lions (Loewen) = 10+y  (Only Fridays)
    Our oldest beginning and intermediate learners focusing on all skills. Although using materials and a style of a traditional classroom, we also offer the chance to do hands-on crafting and enjoy games together in German.

All children groups learn about German culture and traditions and each season and themes selected bring new ideas and materials. We work with small groups that do not exceed 12 students, which gives us the flexibility to focus on each child’s learning development. To help our students learn their best, we provide a mix of formal and informal learning environments, a relaxed atmosphere and a variety of themes. Come and join us.

  • Summer  Camps

During the Summer 2019, we plan to open one week summer camp and one 8-week-long course. Let us know if interested :)

 A timely sign-up  and registration helps us to best prepare activities and learning materials for our students - your children that are interested to spend one whole day in a German environment. Each day has a theme that can be interesting for both younger and older children. We are ready to offer various activities to challenge a child with different language proficiency as well. Camp open to children 5+. 

Come back in February for more information!!!!