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IB German B HL (CEFR B2+)

(2-year course)


(Common European Framework of Reference Equivalent B2+)

Grades: 11–12 (two-year course)

Subject Area/Course Credit: World Language, 1 credit each year

Prerequisite: C- or above in German 1.2, B2.1 or AP German; or CEFR B1 certificate (or equivalent); or teacher recommendation

IB German B HL is a two-year course that develops student abilities in the four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of contexts. Emphasis is placed on the correct use of grammar and syntax in speaking and writing. Lessons center around cultural, social and political themes of German-speaking countries. Students study a variety of authentic publications such as newspaper articles, reports, official documents, documentaries and literary works. Students will also read a selection of literary texts.