Bildungsurlaub

Designed for German employees

This course has been specifically designed for German employees who are entitled up to 2-weeks paid leave to study at a government-approved educational establishment and wish to attend a 1 or 2- week course.

Sample course structure:

BILDUNGSURLAUB General English week 1
BILDUNGSURLAUB General English week 2

General and Communicative English

Each week has 30hrs of contact teaching time providing students with the opportunity to improve General and Communicative English through the use of coursebooks and class project work.

Participants will

  • Learn how to conduct a needs analysis
  • Explore different classroom management styles
  • Use technology to present new language
  • Develop writing skills
  • Review phonetics and its place in language teaching
  • Examine different ways of checking student understanding
  • Practise presenting new language

Outside the classroom the learning continues

  • Orientation walks around the city
  • English conversation club
  • Culture club
  • Social evenings in traditional English pubs
  • Live music and karaoke
  • Bowling evenings and pool competitions
  • Shopping trips
  • Evening meals at recommended local restaurants
  • Optional weekend excursions for example, London, Stonehenge,
  • Oxford, Tintagel and St Ives (bookable in advance).