Language school in Vienna
The language school in Vienna was founded in 1988 and has gained a world-wide reputation as a language school with effective range of courses, ideal learning environment and modern teaching equipment. The air-conditioned school building is built in the classical Viennese style and has 6 bright, welcoming, tastefully furnished classrooms. In our multimedia library you will find 17 workplaces with computer and free internet access, free W-LAN in the whole school, newspapers, magazines, DVDs and CDs to rent as well as a student lounge with coffee, drinks and snacks. The building is centrally located in Vienna’s embassy district, opposite the castle Belvedere. You can reach the city centre by public transport within 15 minutes.
The language school in Vienna is an officially recognized training centre for the Austrian language diploma (ÖSD). The levels of the ÖSD certificates correspond to the European frame of reference. The exams take place five times per year.
Course levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1)
Course starting dates for A1 (beginners)
07.01, 04.02., 04.03, 01.04., 06.05., 03.06., 01.07., 29.07., 02.09., 30.09., 04.11., 02.12.2019
Other levels: any Monday
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German courses in Vienna
In the language school in Vienna it is possible to choose between intensive courses and private lessons. The intensive courses are courses for groups with 20 or 30 lessons per week (one lesson=45 minutes). The small groups consist of 6-10 participants and are offered in up to 8 different course levels. It is also possible to combine different courses. All courses are offered during the whole year, additionally we offer summer courses for young people with a diverse leisure program. The focus areas of the courses – depending on the course level – are as follows:
- buildup and development of communicative abilities
- improvement of the oral and written expressiveness
- development of the listening and reading comprehension
- German grammar
- improvement of pronounciation
- regional and culture studies.
The language school in Vienna offers all course levels: starting with a total beginner course and ending with the perfection level. The level indications of all our courses (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1) correspond to the European frame of reference. This way, after the level test homogeneous learn groups can be built so that nobody gets bored or feels overchallenged.
Course levels and duration:
- German A1 = 4 weeks
- German A2 = 8 weeks
- German B1 = 8 weeks
- German B2 = 8 weeks
- German C1= 8 weeks
The written level test takes place before your arrival. On the first day of the class one can additionally participate in an oral level test if needed. We are going to discuss the results with you. In general, it is possible to change the course later. If required, intermediate groups can be built.
Vienna is a beautiful city with a rich cultural history … It is a great city for a young woman to live in. I feel quite safe and comfortable here. The public transport system is efficient and runs on a regular basis. For a student without a car it’s a wonderful way of getting around town.Linda / Houston, Texas
Vienna – a beautiful city of art and culture
Vienna is a spectacular metropolis and one of the safest capitals in the world with a high quality of life. The German language spoken in Vienna is pure and very melodious. City of art and culture: Imperial sights and splendid buildings, art treasures of the museums, numerous exhibitions, a lively theatre, film and dance scene rich in tradition. City of music: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss lived here. This tradition continues until now with the world-famous Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Philharmoniker, international award winners of Vienna’s Conservatory and a lively young music scene. A fixed component of all the offered German courses are 5 culture and leisure activities per week.
Accommodation & Arrival
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts
Departure: Saturday after the end of the course
Host family: You stay with your host family in their own home. Host families can be childless couples, parents with schoolchildren, or older people whose grown-up children have already left home.
Shared apartment: You are accommodated in a well-maintained flat, shared most often with other students of the language school. You share bathroom and kitchen (equipped with the usual kitchenware and crockery) with your flatmates.
Student residence: 20 modern furnished superior and standard apartments offer you recreation as well as contact to other students – with public transport only 10-15 minutes away from the school and city centre! This recently redecorated art nouveau building located in a peaceful area is the perfect place to learn successfully. It is also ideal for walks and trips around Vienna, the city of art and culture.
Fees & Dates
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