Course Description

Germany's cultural "Schlager" music is the theme of this listening project that focuses on one particular American singer who has made a successful career singing Schlager in German in Germany.

Be sure to complete the introduction to Schalger Musik course before starting this one!

Course curriculum

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    Song 6 = Tanz mit mir um den Weihnachtsbaum

    • Start & Complete Each Assignment By Labeling The Top Of A New Page In Your Composition Notebook

    • ASSIGNMENT 1 = Just Watch "Tanz mit mir um den Weihnachtsbaum" Music Video. This Is The Listening Stimulus For This Week's Work.

    • ASSIGNMENT 2= Complete This Worksheet. You May Rewatch The Video As Often As You Need.

    • NOTE: You Need This Recording to Complete the Final Exercise on the Worksheet

    • ASSIGNMENT 3 = Correct Your Worksheet Using a Red Pencil and This Answer Key. Do Not Open This Until You Have Written An Answer For Every Exercise On The Worksheet.

    • ASSIGNMENT 4 = Tracking Activity (with audio) + Reflection

    • ASSIGNMENTS 5 & 6 = Translate This Song into English (Or Your Native Language).7= Add Phrases To Your Spiral Notebook.

    • ASSIGNMENT 8 = Listen to the Audio Only: "Tanz mit mir um den Weihnachtsbaum" at SLOW Speed

    • ASSIGNMENT 9 = Just Watch Sarah Jane Scott Sings a Silly Christmas Song: "Heut' ist Tanz unterm Weihnachtsbaum"

    • ASSIGNMENT 10 = Sing the Refrain In Class With Your Classmates

    • ASSIGNMENT 10 = Test Yourself In Your Spiral Vocabulary Notebook

    • Finished Early? Practice The 4000 Individual German Vocabulary Words In The Langenscheidt Textbook.

    • Freitags = Q3 Grammatik

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