There are many good reasons for learning German, and especially in German schools abroad. First of all German is spoken in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and in some parts of Belgium, Northern Italy and Eastern France.
German is a key language in the European Union and the new economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Learning German improves your chances to succeed on the job market. Then, German is one of the most important languages in literature. It was spoken and written by Goethe, Mozart, Beethoven, Freud, Klimt and Einstein, and numerous other great artists and scientists.
Due to the fact that people want to learn German for a variety of reasons, German schools abroad offer a wide range of courses: Standard or Intensive, Combined, Business German Course, German and Work Placement, German and Skiing, Courses for Students under 16 years, German Club 50+ courses and many others.
There are also many reasons to choose a German language school in Austria. This is Germany's south neighbor and most Austrians are German-speaking Roman Catholics (85 percent). (Arnold's "I'll-be-back" accent is Austrian-German.) Austria's beautiful, mostly mountainous landscape is contained in a space about the size of the US state of Maine.
Amongst others German schools abroad, Actilingua is the number 1 organization for in-country German in Austria. Actilingua German language school is recognized by the Austrian government and is a member of major international organizations.
Since opening in 1988, Actilingua has already gained a world-wide reputation as a private school with a successful range of courses, an ideal learning environment and modern teaching equipment. Actilingua offers top standards of language tuition combined with an attractive leisure program and outstanding accommodation with host families, in appartments or in student residences.
The basic program provides intensive coaching in grammar, sentence structure and vocabulary. Reading and listening comprehension, as well as written exercises, are important components of the courses. It is important to vary teaching methods as much as possible. Since every group is different, the teachers take an individual approach to each group and flexibly adapt their teaching methods to students' respective learning needs.
The courses follow accepted curricula, from beginners to advanced learners and this is typical for most of German schools abroad. Modern teaching materials and equipment are used. They have CD and video recorders, together with a large collection of CDs and video tapes for language teaching purposes, on topics including the arts, Austria, literature and business. Use of the multimedia library is a good way of adding to and reinforcing the skills acquired in class.
You will have a very rewarding experience when you decide to study German at Actilingua in Vienna. Satisfying the students' needs stands in the first place. As other German schools abroad, Actilingua wants to offer quality and to fully satisfy your expectations. Most of students come to Actilingua because this school has been recommended by former students or friends.