German I is an introductory course for students who are entering Falmouth Academy after 7th grade. The course covers the material from German I, parts 1 and 2 in one year. Therefore the pace of this course is faster, and students are asked to take greater responsibility in learning the material. German I emphasizes aural comprehension and speaking skills. Interaction between students in the target language is the goal of this course. Upon completion of German I, students are prepared to enter German II.