ActiLingua Lady

German Teachers' Course

Teaching course for non-native speakers

This course aims at German teachers who are non-native German speakers. If you teach German in your home country and want to improve your German and teaching skills and also get cultural knowledge, this course is perfect for you (i.e. German teachers for youths and/or adults).

Lessons
Teachers' Course 1:
Teachers’ Training Course (20) + cultural/special interest programme (5) per week. From level B2
Lessons
Teachers' Course 2:
German course (20) + cultural/special interest programme (5) per week + teacher training (7). From level B1.1
Group size:8-12
Starting Dates 1:25.01.2016 /  21.03.2016 /  04.07.2016 /  25.07.2016 /  
03.10.2016 /  23.01.2017 /  03.04.2017 /  03.07.2017 /  
02.10.2017
Starting Dates 2:every Monday
Duration:2 weeks
Minimum age:16 years

We run special training courses for teachers who are non-native speakers of German. The courses are an opportunity for you to update your language skills and exchange your experiences with various teaching methods with international colleagues and teaching staff of our language school. Up-to-date information on the Austrian and German language, culture and literature is part of the programme. The course is designed to provide you with suggestions and new ideas which you can then put into practice after returning home.

AIMS

  • Brushing up your own German skills
  • Information on new and modern teaching material
  • Information on Austria and its geography, politics and way of life
  • Expanding your teaching tools and teaching methods

PROGRAMME


   Language aspects:
  • Work on language structure
  • Improvement of personal expression and fluency
  • Text analysis, working with writing stimuli, reading techniques
  • Spelling reform
  Teaching methodology aspects:
  • Looking at and discussing various teaching material
  • Getting to know new language books
  • Using communicative methods in lessons
  • Variations on teaching grammar and vocabulary
  • Use of authentic material on different language levels
  • Using audio-visual media in lessons
  • Computer-aided learning
  • Teacher observation in one of our German courses, on request
  Cultural aspects:
  • Getting to know Austrian culture
  • Political, geographical and historical developments
  • Teaching Austrian customs and culture
  • Discussing contemporary Austrian and German literature, politics and issues in the classroom

CULTURE AND LEISURE

Participation in the cultural and leisure programme (twice a week) is included in the price: Vienna city walks, lectures on various topics, video nights, a visit to a traditional wine tavern ("Heuriger") or a welcome party. On one evening, a visit to a theatre or concert or a joint dinner for all German teachers is arranged.
On weekends, you can take part in an excursion organised by the school at cost price (e.g. Salzburg, Graz or the Wachau region in the Danube valley).


GRANTS

For participants from EU member states and the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey. The Comenius Programme of the European Union awards grants towards the costs of the course, accommodation and the journey to Vienna.
Erasmus+ PIC (Personal Identification Code): 948767283

The following teachers are eligible to apply for a grant

  1. Qualified and active teachers of German as a foreign language
  2. Instructors and trainers of foreign language teachers
  3. Teachers who are being retrained to teach foreign languages
  4. Teachers at primary or pre-schools who teach foreign languages or will have to in future
  5. Teachers who teach other subjects in a foreign language
  6. Foreign language teachers who have interrupted their career and wish to return to their jobs
  7. Supervisors or consultants in charge of foreign language teaching

Prices 2017

35 lessons2 weeks
Tuition only€ 700,-
Tuition + Residence Standard shared€ 1002,-
Tuition + Residence Standard single€ 1116,-
Tuition + Residence Superior shared€ 1470,-
Tuition + Shared Flat/Family/Student house shared€ 960,-
Tuition + Shared Flat/Family/Student house single€ 1096,-

  • German Teachers' Course 1: 20 lessons teachers' training course per week or
    German Teachers' Course 2: 20 lessons general German course per week + 7 lessons of didactic and methodical teacher training (1 lesson = 45 minutes).
  • 5 lessons (2-3 times) cultural/special interest programme per week: e.g. Vienna guided tours; talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature and architecture; Viennese Waltz course; parties; sports
  • Accommodation as booked (use of kitchen included)
  • ActiLingua Certificate
  • ActiLingua vocabulary book
  • Course books may be borrowed for the whole course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office.
  • Use of computers, books, CDs, DVDs and magazines in the multimedia library
  • Student service at the school office, Monday - Friday
  • Free internet access & free WLAN/Wi-Fi
  • Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna
  • ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of museums, theatres, restaurants and shops
High season surcharge
(July 3 - August 27, 2016)
49.-per week
Twin room for single use (Supplement on Residence)89.-per week
Breakfast49.-per week
Half-board131.-per week
Transfer (from airport/station)40.-one way
Cancellation insurance4%of total amount
Travel insurance package16.-per week
Public transport16.20per week
Pocket money70.-per week

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Student References German Teachers

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ActiLingua Culture Programme

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