image of two men holding hands on Heldenplatz in Vienna

Einheit 2: Das Zusammensein

This unit expands upon the lessons of the previous unit. Students will learn how to describe time spent with family and friends, and will learn about friendship, patchwork families, and the LGBT+ community within German-speaking culture. The grammar of this unit reviews previous grammar structures and introduces the present perfect and simple past tense.

Lektion 1Wiederholung: FamilieReview of verbs in the present tense
Review of composite words (Komposita)
Lektion 2Zusammensein mit der FamilieReview of irregular verbs in the present tense
Review of possessive adjectives (ein-words)
Lektion 3Patchworkfamilienthe present perfect tense (das Perfekt)
Lektion 4Zusammensein mit FreundInnenthe present perfect tense (das Perfekt)
the simple past of haben, sein, werden
Lektion 5Freundschaftder-words
Lektion 6Freunde und Bekannte
review of possessive adjectives
review of case
Lektion 7Vienna Pridereview of case
review of possessive adjectives (ein-words)
ZusammenfassungZusammenfassungOpportunities to demonstrate proficiency