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Course name
Jumping into German
Live course taught by Mandi Gette for Summer 2024 Middle School German

Welcome to the world of German! Whether you’ve studied German before or simply would like to begin, this course is for you!

Jumping into German is meant to (re)introduce basic concepts of the language and culture and garner enthusiasm for its study. Students will learn grammar and vocabulary, as well as bits of culture and prayers. Enjoy immersion in one of the most fascinating and most spoken languages of modern day!

This course is for middle and high school students. It is a phenomenal introduction to the language, as well as a prime refresher for those who have already begun the study of German.

Instructor Bio: Mandi Gette

Total classes


Class dates

Monday through Thursday, July 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, and August 1, 2024.

Starting time

2:30 PM Eastern (1:30 Central, 12:30 Mountain, 11:30 Pacific)


60 minutes



Suggested grade level

6th – 8th, older interested students welcome

Suggested credit

2/3 semester German language


Class 1: Alphabet, articles

Class 2: Plurals

Class 3: Verbs

Class 4: Numbers

Class 5: Adjectives

Class 6: Preferences

Class 7: Useful phrases

Class 8: Review


  • All course materials will be provided by the instructor for free.


Students will have up to 30 minutes of homework daily to apply the concepts they learned in class. With language learning, it’s recommended to listen to the language every day (i.e., music, news, tv shows, etc.)


For all 8 classes: $97 if you register on or before April 15; $117 if you register after April 15. (Registration closes one week before the first day of class. After that date, registrations are not guaranteed. There is a $20 surcharge for late enrollments after the course is closed.)

Course name
Jumping into German
Mandi Gette
Jamie Salvucci
Summer 2024
Foreign Language ➤ German
Grade level
Middle School
Course type
Seats available
25 seats available
Seats remaining
16 seats remaining
Start time
July 22nd, 2024 at 2:30 PM ET
End time
August 1st, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET
Access start time
July 8th, 2024 at 9:00 AM ET
Access end time
February 28th, 2025 at 12:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability start time
February 6th, 2024 at 4:43 PM ET
Early enrollment discount ended
April 15th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late enrollment penalty start time
July 15th, 2024 at 12:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability end time
July 18th, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
Relative due dates
Relative due dates are disabled for this course.

 Mrs. Gette holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theology, Catechetics, and German and a Master of Arts degree in Theology and Christian Ministry (Franciscan University of Steubenville), as well as a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Theology, with an emphasis in Christian ethics (KU Leuven). Her Master’s thesis is on the topic of Christian marriage. Mrs. Gette’s career includes online education to students across the globe, in both English as a Second Language and Catholic classrooms, teaching students from pre-school to adulthood. Her experience in ministry varies from sacramental preparation for all ages to missionary work to Montessori-based catechesis.

Mrs. Gette enjoys various approaches to homeschooling, including book work, physical learning, co-op communities, and the use of multimedia. She enjoys asking questions to cause students to ponder deep truths and showing the glory of God in all disciplines. Mrs. Gette’s hobbies include painting, sewing, studying philosophy, and watching Christmas movies. Mrs. Gette is thrilled to be a part of the Homeschool Connections community!

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Jamie Salvucci

Jamie is a Jewish convert to Catholicism. She converted in 1998 when she was in college studying music education. She met her husband during her senior year and they married in 2003. They live in northeast PA with our 5 wonderful children whom they have always homeschooled. In my spare time she enjoy acting as chauffeur, lead cook and bottle washer, chief medical liaison, curriculum advisor, and part-time jungle gym. She also love reading, knitting, not killing my sour dough starter, and coffee.

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