Concept and Quality

What is important to us

Quality promise nr 1:

Our teachers

  • All have the German equivalent to the English CELTA  certificate, an excellent teacher training with highly practical content (TTI Freiburg) and use of a communicative teaching approach
  • Regularly participate in trainings to develop their teaching skills
  • Participate in mutual course shadowing and feedback, which are part of our daily routine

Quality promise nr 2:

Our Methodology

We work with the communicative teaching approach. What does that mean?

  • Lots of pair / group work
  • Focus on speaking activities
  • Topics are chosen according to the students real life situations
  • Excursions to a marketplace / cafés, to practice the acquired knowledge in real life situations
  • Focus on pronunciation training
  • Small groups
  • Tailormade teaching material that is constantly revised and oriented towards the current state of research

Quality promise nr 3:

Caring for our students

  • Thorough placement testing and counselling
  • Transparency 
  • Evaluated feedback and quality management procedures
  • Constant contact person (Director of Studies) for all your questions regarding your course of studies
  • Regular tests and feedback within the courses help you develop a sense of realistic self-evaluation concerning your German level

Quality promise nr 4:

The b-sides

  • Welcoming atmosphere, personal approach
  • Free program of joint activities
  • Excursions
  • Library
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