ACTFL Can-Do Statements
- I can understand the essential information in a short informational text
- I can understand a conversation about going out to eat
- In my own and German-speaking culture I can compare products related to everyday life
- I can interact to order food appropriately
- I can exchange opinions about fast food in my culture and in German-speaking culture
- I can describe a specified food order
- I can understand the impact of Gastarbeiter in Germany
Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret spoken and written language on a variety of topics
Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied
Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the cultures studied
Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through German and the German-speaking world
Standard 4.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons between the cultures in German-speaking countries and their own
Standard 5.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons between the cultures in German-speaking countries and their own
COMM 1.1: Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions
COMM 2.1: Understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.
CLTR 1.1: Analyze the cultural practices/patterns of behavior accepted as the societal norm in the target culture.
CLTR 1.2: Explain the relationship between cultural practices/behaviors and the perspectives that represent the target culture’s view of the world.
CLTR 1.3: Function appropriately in diverse contexts within the target culture.
CLTR 2.1: Analyze the significance of a product (art, music, literature, etc...) in a target culture.
CLTR 2.2: Describe the connections of products from the target culture with the practices and perspectives of the culture.
CLTR 2.3: Justify the underlying beliefs or values of the target culture that resulted in the creation of the product.
CONN 2.1: Access authentic materials prepared in the target language by or for native speakers.
CONN 2.2: Analyze the content and cultural perspectives of authentic materials prepared in the target language by or for native speakers
COMP 1.1: Observe formal and informal forms of language.
COMP 2.1: Identify, describe and compare/contrast products and their use in the target culture with the learner’s culture.
COMPT 1.2: Discuss personal preferences in activities and events both within and beyond the classroom