Teacher Training Course

Two-Week Training Course for teachers of German

Join us for our popular teacher training courses at HORIZONTE and meet fellow German teachers from all over the world!
2 weeks, 30 lessons (45 minutes each) per week.

Please find dates, prices and more information in our 2022 Teacher Training Info.

Required level of German

To join the teacher training course you need to have a minimum level of B2 in German.


The participants will get the programme and other useful pre-course information.


Participants will be asked to hand in a detailed commentary on the course, including how the course will have impact on the professional development in their own country.


To refresh the oral and listening German skills; to update one’s knowledge in current German affairs; to enlarge one’s skills in methodology and didactics in teaching German to learners from about 14 years of age; to be able to apply a modern, communication-oriented teaching methodology; to benefit from the exchange and sharing of best practice with colleagues.

We expect the participants to actively contribute to the lessons. We would be pleased to discuss their ideas, teaching materials, projects, etc. You should not expect to get ready-made material for your teaching practice.


  • Linguistic skills
    Monday to Friday 09.00 to 10.30 &  11.00 to 12.30, 20 lessons (45 min each) per week in international groups (not guaranteed)
    Training of oral and listening skills, idiomatic matters, error correction, working with current authentic texts
  • Methodology&Didactics
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri from 13.30: a total of 10 weekly lessons in 4 units (450 minutes)
    Methodology of communication-oriented teaching: teaching grammar, German culture (food and beverage, politics, economy, political parties), working with pictures, texts, songs and films, youth and street speech

Additional Programme (open for all HORIZONTE students)
After 15.30: talks on current political, economic, cultural, literary topics, guided city tours, cultural activities (films, cooking, etc.)

Wednesday afternoons and every other Saturday: Excursions

Ersamus+ grants

All our teacher training courses are eligible for funding by the new EU programme Erasmus+.
Our OID number is E10114453.

Teacher Training Course Info 2021


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