Parent And Me: This is our newest class for our youngest members. If your child is between 18 and 27 months you can enroll in the class with your child. This class utilizes songs, nursery rhymes, creative play, and interaction with other toddlers while experiencing the language. Class duration is 1 hour and 15 minutes - toddlers and parents are invited to stay afterwards for snacks.
C1: Kindergarten class for children of age 3 to 5 years, independently of their knowledge of German. The language is practiced through songs, arts & crafts, and play, using a variety of methods and regular repetition.
C2-C4: From beginner German to advanced, these classes use a German textbook and supplemental materials, including videos and music. Children will learn how to read, write and speak in German. Songs, poems and arts & crafts for traditional holidays make for a lively atmosphere while students learn about the cultures of the German-speaking countries.
Exams and Recognition: The School offers a choice of exams and diplomas to earn recognition in both, the US and European educational systems;
- AATG Test (American Association of Teachers of German) This test is for High School students having completed 2, 3 or 4 years of German language instructions. Details at: www.aatg.org
- AP Test (Advanced Placement Test) administered by the College Board. The test is for High School Students wanting to earn credits for admission to colleges and universities. (PLEASE NOTE: GS Fremont does not offer this test on a regular basis but can refer students to other schools to take the class & test). Details at: www.collegeboard.org
- DSD (Deutsches Sprachdiplom) various levels of tests are available. The tests are conducted at the School under the supervision of a German Government Official. With DSD-II students meet the language prerequisites for admission to universities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland and are able to study there at substantially lower (local) tuition compared to US universities.Details at: www.auslandsschulwesen.de