German for Business Professionals I (A1-a)
German for Business Professionals I-IV Sequence
The German for Business Professionals I-IV training program enables you to build a solid foundation in German via a four-course sequence parallel to your graduate study program or employment in the business community.
German for Business Professionals I-IV provides structured language training to build intercultural communication competencies in German business contexts. Emphasis is placed on the four skills, speaking, listening, reading, and writing, in conjunction with effective intercultural communication strategies.
The aim of the German for Business Professionals I-IV training sequence is to help you develop the linguistic tools and know-how that enable you to integrate more effectively into the Austrian academic and business community and start building the communicative competencies necessary to enter a professional career path in a German-speaking region or use German at your (future) workplace.
German for Business Professionals I
German for Business Professionals I is a beginner-level course and provides communication training in German at the A1 level combined with intercultural communication strategies for business-related interactions.
- Four-skill communication training in German at the A1 level tailored toward business professionals
- Intercultural communication strategies for business-related interactions
Topics include introducing oneself and others, starting a conversation, asking for information and clarification, ordering meals and paying bills, speaking about geographical locations, cities, countries, and languages, describing living and office situations, furniture, equipment, and facilities, scheduling appointments, and making travel or transportation arrangements
Grammatical concepts include using verbs in the present tense and the past tense of to be and to have; using definite and indefinite articles, adjectives, and prepositions in conjunction with the nominative, accusative, and dative cases; and forming affirmative and negative sentences and questions.
Funk, H. & Kuhn, C. (2017). Studio [express] Kompaktkurs Deutsch A1. Cornelsen. (Not included in the course fees)
Mag. Dr. Thomas Lintner
Conditions of Participation
You are only entitled to participate in the course after receipt of payment. You will receive the invoice digitally to your email account two weeks before the start of the course.
12 weekly meetings on Monday evenings from 7 pm to 8:45 pm
- Current academic year:
November 07, 2022 – February 06, 2023
(no classes December 26 through January 02)
- Next academic year:
October 16, 2023 – January 15, 2024
(no classes December 18 through January 01)
- Priority Deadline:
October 01, 2023
- Final registration deadline:
October 08, 2023
provided space is available