High School German I
Students in this course will learn introductory communication skills in German. German 1 introduces basic grammar concepts, including sentence structure, regular verb conjugation, and communication in the present tense. Students will also learn about the geography and culture of German-speaking countries. This class includes 30 hours of live online instruction per semester, designed to develop students’ skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.
Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
Class Meets: TBD
Fall '21 - Spring '22 Registration is Open!
Jennifer Pack, B.A.
Jennifer Pack started learning German as a high school student in southern California, and had the opportunity to spend two summers living with a German family, where she fell in love with the people and the history of Germany. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, with a dual major in German and Secondary Education. She spent a year at the University of Tuebingen in southern Germany, studying German language, history, and theology. After graduation, Jen began teaching German to middle and high school students in public schools.
Jen and her husband, Chuck, live near Nashville, with their five children, ages 4-18. Jen loves to cook exotic foods, spend time with her kids, and raise chickens and Great Danes.
Damon Smith, M.A.
Damon Smith received a B.A and M.A. in Classics from the University of Arizona. He has completed his coursework and is working on his dissertation for a Ph.D. in Greek and Latin at the Catholic University of America. He has taught both Latin and Greek at the college level and taught 8th grade Literature and Composition and Latin at Chandler Preparatory Academy in Arizona. He currently lives in Granger, IN, with his wife and two young children. In his free time, Damon enjoys reading Greek and Latin poetry, lifting weights, and trying to get a two-year-old into opera.
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