Business English Training
Business English Training

Sprachkurse in Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Eine wesentliche Voraussetzung für die erfolgreiche Integration neuer Fach- und Führungskräfte sind Grundkenntnisse der deutschen Sprache. Diese sind für die Verständigung am Arbeitsplatz, das rasche Knüpfen von Sozial- und Businesskontakten sowie das Zugehörigkeitsgefühl und "Ankommen" von großer Bedeutung. So können MitarbeiterInnen ihre hohen fachlichen Kompetenzen wesentlich effektiver ins Unternehmen einbringen. Im Rahmen eines Deutsch Einzel- oder Kleingruppencoachings stehe ich in der Onboarding-Phase gerne als Sprachtrainerin begleitend und unterstützend zur Seite.

German conversation for beginners 

First things first & step by step

 

This course is designed for English native speakers and people with good English language skills with little previous knowledge of the German language who have recently moved to Austria for a new job. We will focus on the topics you are most interested in.

  • Learn about Austria and the Austrian culture: Tradition, customs, events, geography, etiquette, free time activities, healthcare, infrastructure, education, shopping, transport, housing, regulations
  • Study essential vocabulary and phrases: Small talk, socialising, daily routine, working life, simple emails & phone calls
  • Familiarize yourself with basic grammar: Tenses (e.g. there is no -ing in German), sentence structure (understand how sentences are put together) asking questions 
  • Practice your communication skills

Successful communication is possible on any language level, even with a limited range of vocabulary and some basic grammar skills. Just keep it short and simple!

  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • Trainings for small groups
  • In-company
  • Online (Skype, Teams)

Business German 

Level A2 and higher

Build strong and long-lasting business ties with Austria, Germany & Switzerland

 

This language course is suitable for English native speakers and people with good English language skills who work or are going to work in sales and distribution, marketing or purchasing in the DACH region.

 

More and more business people from English speaking countries are staying in Austria for some time. In order to communicate successfully at work and to build rapport with coworkers, clients and partners good language skills are essential. 

 

No matter whether you have just completed a regular basic German course or have worked here for a while - I will respond to your current level in German and focus on the main language skills you need in your job, department and line of work.

  • Become acquainted with phrases for business socialising and small talk
  • Gain an insight in cultural characteristics
  • Learn phrases for selling and purchasing products and services 
  • Get to know how to describe processes and procedures in an easy way
  • Practice typical phone calls and draft everyday business emails
  • Prepare for meetings and presentations (see also below)

The goals of communication are to provide and obtain information, to reach a mutual understanding and to develop relationships. You do not have to use sophisticated sentences. Simplicity is the key!

 

You would like to learn German prior to the move or when you are on business trips? No problem with online lessons!

  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • Trainings for small groups
  • In-company
  • Online (Skype, Teams)

Meetings and presentations in German

Level A2 and higher

You have got a meeting or a presentation coming up and want to prepare for it? 

 

Together we will

  • go through your notes, documents and drafts 
  • discuss structure, wording, grammar and questions you are likely to get
  • do a practice run and evaluate which areas need work
  • refine your talk until you can communicate your ideas effectively and effortlessly in German
  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • Trainings for small groups
  • In-company
  • Online (Skype, Teams)

Phone calls & emails in German

Level A2 and higher

This language course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to make simple phone calls and write standard emails in German. 

  • Making enquiries
  • Describing products and services
  • Informing and requesting action 
  • Making, confirming and changing arrangements
  • Handling orders

You will

  • learn useful phrases and vocabulary (structure, building blocks) 
  • do telephoning role-plays
  • write sample emails based on your everyday correspondence
  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • Trainings for small groups
  • In-company

Business socialising

Level A2 and higher

Making valuable contacts

 

Business socialising is a very important aspect of working life but many people find it quite tricky or even scary, especially if German isn't their first language. 

 

In this conversation course you will learn and practice key phrases to master social situations with clients, corporate events, after work get-togethers, trade fairs and conversations in conference breaks. 

  • Striking up a conversation
  • Introducing yourself
  • Small talk
  • Building rapport
  • Getting contact details
  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • Trainings for small groups
  • In-company

German for job interviews

Level B1 and higher

Are you preparing for a job interview in German?

 

In this training, you will acquire the relevant language skills for a successful interview. 

  • Phrases & vocabulary
  • Common interview questions & answers
  • Small Talk
  • Your future employer
  • Educational background
  • Work experience
  • Skills, responsibilities & tasks
  • SWOT
  • Expectations
  • Salary
  • Cultural differences
  • 1-to-1 tuition 
  • In-person
  • Online (Skype, Teams)
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