German II

German II is for those who have taken German I or have previous German language experience and want to continue their language learning journey. Build your conversational skills, understanding of grammatical structure and reading ability with our German language courses. German II, offered live online or on-demand, covers Chapters 4, 5 and 6 in the textbook, “Sag Mal“.

Required Textbook Package
Our required textbook package, used for German I-IV, grants you 36-month access to Vista Higher Learning’s online learning platform is a comprehensive suite of tools that includes the SuperSite Plus and WebSAM (Student Activities Manual). This innovative online learning hub ensures a seamless learning experience, offering interactive resources, exercises, and materials to support and enhance your German language skills.

“Sag Mal,” Third Edition (Choose 1 option)

  • Print + Digital | ISBN: 978-1-54331-606-3 | Price: $274.80
  • Digital | ISBN: 978-1-54331-607-0 | Price: $189

Do not purchase materials from other stores. Special pricing and passcodes for VHL’s online resources are required and are only available through this link: Vista Higher Learning 

This course can be applied to the German Language Certificate.


Ann-Christin Kloth

Ann-Christin Kloth

Ann-Christin Kloth was born and raised in Germany. She holds a degree in business management and engineering from Hochschule für Medien University. After working with diverse companies in marketing and sales as an executive, she decided to become a full-time ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

You will learn how to:

  • Discuss food and grocery shopping
  • Order a meal at a restaurant
  • Form past participles and conjugate past-tense verbs
  • Use the Perfekt tense and Präteritum to talk about past events
  • Know the differences between “wissen” and “kennen”

Course Outline/Topics

In German II, vocabulary focuses on adverbs, modal verbs, separable and inseparable prefixes, accusative and dative cases, and coordinating conjunctions, as well as phrases used to discuss celebrations and life events, home life, living arrangements and household chores.

Live Online vs On-Demand Online

  • Live Online: The synchronous live online courses are 12 weeks long each, meeting once a week, for two and a half hours. For a total of 30 in-class hours. Specific dates below.
  • On-Demand Online: Explore a rich array of tools on Vista Higher Learning’s online platform, VHL Central, offering audio, video, auto-graded activities, tutorials, assessments, pronunciation guides, and features to record your voice, listen to native speakers, and submit coursework. Following registration, your UWM SCE instructor collaborates with you to design a personalized schedule and set flexible due dates within the 6-16 week range. This instructor-guided format caters to busy schedules, eliminating mandatory live interactions. Perfect for self-directed learners seeking flexibility. Register anytime!


UWM SCE’s German I or equivalent experience.


This is a noncredit enrichment program. Progress and courses completed are marked by Continuing Education Units. CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts.

Date: Open enrollment – Register anytime

Delivery Method: On-Demand Online

Platform: Other

Instructor: Ann-Christin Kloth

Fee: $399

Discounts Available

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ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at for any questions.


As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discounts Available

CEUs: 2.0

Program Number: 7781-15639

Note: Dates on your registration invoice will reflect FY 2024, however you will be contacted by your instructor within 1-3 business days to arrange your custom schedule.

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