Corporate Program

Language Training Program for Corporations, Business, Individuals and Groups

Business programs are designed for learners at all levels. Whether you already have the basic knowledge and basic communication skills in the German language or are starting fresh we can help.

Language training over SKYPE or Phone is conveniently available for you out of your home or office with a flexible schedule according to your availability. Our proficiency-based approach accommodates a variety of learning styles and instructional techniques, and focuses on building speaking proficiency in the German language. Proficiency-based instruction emphasizes personalized, student-directed instruction with the teacher as the facilitator.

Do you want to prepare for a special communicative situation or do you need special vocabulary because you got to visit a conference or a trade fair? Do you want to give a presentation in German or did you notice that you generally have problems finding the right expressions? With our special courses Business German you’ll freshen up your knowledge of German in a very short time – no matter in which context you need to use our language. Because a characteristic of this business course is the focusing on teaching basic language structures as well as the practically, goal oriented training of the subject matter you have defined.

Classes are on a monthly base and will be paid in advance to reserve the class. Before each class, the teacher will send you the relevant material you’ll be using in the lesson and if you need to prepare anything before the class, we will give you clear instructions and enough time to complete the task.

Age

21+

21+

21+

Group

 Level

A1 to A2

B1 to B2

C1 to C2

A1 to B1

 Minutes

45

45

45

45

 Tuition

$25

$30

$35

$25 / Student

Elementare Sprachverwendung Basic A1 German

The content for each week is based on a study book to focus on the German Grammatik in the beginning. Instructions are given in English-German. Although the course focuses principally on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar principles are intuitively grasped through provided work-sheets and material., stories, games, activities, and assessments. Culture lessons are presented through online videos, pictures, covering cultural aspects of major German-speaking areas in such of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.. Students engage in language learning in a rewarding, low-stress environment; get comfortable with the sounds and rhythms of German; expand their listening and reading comprehension with more than 400 vocabulary words; expand their ability to read, write, speak, and listen for meaning in German; and recognize distinctive practices and products of various German-speaking countries.

Intermediate A2 German

This German course is a highly interactive and engaging introductory course designed for students in the second year of German. Structured around the four key language skills:: language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Instructions are given only in German. Extensive use of authentic materials along with opportunities to apply language in common situations helps motivate students and build their learning confidence. Through a diverse range of multimedia activities and exercises, students are introduced to vocabulary themes, German grammar concepts and sentence structure. They participate in simple conversations and respond to basic conversational prompts. Students are actively engaged in their own learning throughout the course. Introduction to German-speaking countries, as well as history, food, and literature, heightens cultural awareness and appreciation of the German-speaking world.

Principles of German for Business (Wirtschaftsdeutsch)

introduces intermediate-level students to German business etiquette and various aspects of the German business world. In addition, students will continue to learn and practice communication skills in a context that will promote understanding of and respect for different cultures in the German-speaking world. Listening and speaking activities, grammar review and expansion, and classroom discussion will also provide a sound basis for students planning to work or study in a German-speaking country.

Course objectives
  • Master the mechanics of general business correspondence in German including the resume, cover letter, quote, offer, confirmation, fax, e-mail, and telephone
  • Understand how the work environment in a German-speaking office functions and what is expected
  • Learn about sales and marketing, especially how to compose a sales inquiry and an offer, how to interpret German advertisements, and to analyze marketing practices in a German company
  • Improve oral proficiency through in-class discussions, role play and scenario technique, research and presentation
  • Improve grammatical competence through speaking and writing as well as through specific grammar tasks
  • Improve listening comprehension of news stories and authentic business-related materials
  • Improve reading comprehension by reading authentic texts from various German economic magazines.
Advanced A2 / B1 German

This German course is the second level of A2 reaching B1. A highly interactive and engaging course. Instructions are given only in German. It is structured around the four key language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Extensive use of authentic materials along with opportunities to apply language in a broad range of situations helps motivate students and builds their learning confidence. Through a diverse range of multimedia activities and exercises, students are introduced to new vocabulary themes, grammar concepts and sentence structure. Students learn how to present a topic through multimedia or pin wall .They participate in real-life conversations and respond to conversational prompts. They can describe and introduce, give their own opinion on topics . Students are actively engaged in their own learning through homework assignments. They take frequent assessments and are increasingly aware of individual progress. Introduction to German-speaking countries, as well as history, food, and literature, heightens cultural awareness and appreciation of the German-speaking world. This course is guided learning and explicit instruction as an effective way to acquire language proficiency.

Selbstständige Sprachverwendung
Advanced B1 / B2 German

This German course is a highly interactive and engaging introductory course. Structured around the four key language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Extensive use of authentic materials along with opportunities to apply language in common situations helps motivate students and build their learning confidence. Through a diverse range of multimedia activities and exercises, students are introduced to vocabulary themes. Students expand their knowledge of key vocabulary topics and grammar concepts. They begin to fully comprehend listening and reading passages while expressing themselves more meaningfully in both writing and speaking. Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, with a focus on reading and listening comprehension, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities. Students learn how to present a topic through multimedia or pin wall. Students are actively engaged in their own learning through homework assignments . Students understand common vocabulary terms and phrases, use a wide range of grammar patterns, participate in conversations and respond appropriately to conversational prompts. They also analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various German-speaking countries, read and listen to news and take frequent assessments where their language progression can be monitored.

Kompetente Sprachverwendung
High Advanced C1 / C2 German

Students can understand virtually everything with ease, express themselves very fluently and spontaneously and differentiates finer shades of meaning even when commenting on more complex issues.

Students can recognize implicit meaning and express themselves fluently and spontaneously. They can comment on complex subjects, using organizational patterns and cohesive devices.

This course is on College or business level. Extensive use of authentic materials along with opportunities to apply language in common situations helps motivate students and build their learning confidence. Through a diverse range of multimedia activities and exercises, students are introduced to vocabulary themes. Students expand their knowledge of key vocabulary topics and grammar concepts. Magazines will be read and discussed as well as news and movies. Students can choose between an economic course or technical and engineering course. These courses are on business level.

Online Teaching
  • Greater Learner Autonomy
  • You take charge of your learning
  • You need to take the initiative to have your problems solve
  • You get clear instructions from the teacher
  • You get interesting material
  • You do the assignment
  • We work with effective Methods
  • We provide a good learning environment
  • We will distribute material and give direct assignments
  • Enjoy each German class

GERMANSCHOOLonline.com has a 48 hour cancellation policy that is that you need to cancel with 48 hours’ notice otherwise this class will be charged as a class. We will postpone to another day. All cancellations should be done via email. The teachers will always be there to answer any question you might have. We create a great environment and our classes are fun and full of joy and laughter.

The business German course is designed as individual instruction and is focusing directly on improving, refreshing and the acquisition of specialized and professionally oriented subjects. You are an engineer and would like to present yourself successfully on international conferences or trade shows ? We are going to prepare you for this task and can guarantee you quick results! You will have the choice between 3-4 lessons per day and you also have the choice – in case you want to take a maximum of progress at a minimum of time – taking these lessons as a compact course covering one week .

Study books are based on a student’s knowledge. Books will be available with a self-paced audio program – CD and DVD.

  • Intensive Training of the German Grammatik B1 – C1
  • Phonetic trainer A1 – B1

Course aim: The course aims at helping you to learn in the most natural way and experience the business culture behind the language.

This will develop your understanding and use of business German in order to let you participate effectively in business with German-speaking partners.

What can you expect from a course like this!
  • communication and listening skills
  • arguing
  • business presentations
  • pronunciation
  • negotiating
  • Trade Shows
  • note-taking
  • sales and marketing
  • e-mail and letter-writing

Target groups: business people who want to improve their German within a very short time scale and learn about business customs in Germany

  • students aiming to get a competitive advantage in the international job market
  • After reaching a level of language competence in German (B2) the course program will place a stronger emphasis on individual or work-related requirements. ( Wirtschaftskommunikation Deutsch)
  • relocation to Germany, Switzerland or Austria

Personalizing the course for you Your teacher

  • will adapt the course to your individual business or professional requirements
  • will assess your level of German at the beginning of the course
  • will plan an individual program of study for you
  • will focus on the points which are limiting your ability to communicate in German

Developed a series of proprietary assessment tests, based on guidelines from the American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Designs each program to meet the individual learning objectives of our students.

Relocation to Germany, Austria or Switzerland

The programs are appropriate for the trailing Spouse or Partner. The international assignee or working spouse/partner may need to focus more on business language; whereas a training curriculum for a non-working trailing spouse/partner may be customized with a concentration on day-to-day life, in order to help in the assimilation process.

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