Course Period 2


25.07.2022 - 06.08.2022

Birgit Füreder

Birgit Füreder studied Romance and English linguistics and literature as well as German as a Foreign Language at the University of Salzburg. After several years of teaching in Austria and abroad, she was also lecturing in the course module for future German as a foreign/second language teachers at the University of Salzburg and working as a certified examiner of the Austrian Language Diploma for German (ÖSD). At present, she is doing research with a special focus on language acquisition, processing and teaching.

The course includes an introduction to German phonetics and the acquisition of a basic vocabulary from the sphere of music and day-to-day subject matter relevant to the various levels (e.g. the ability to talk about oneself and others, placing orders in restaurants, shopping etc.), as well as information about the region and intercultural aspects. In this course small groups are taught skills such as listening, reading, writing and above all speaking, as well as grammatical structures.

The German course is particularly recommended to students in the singing classes.
Reduced course fee (80€) for singers.