ACTILINGUA VIENNA (INFOS ÜBER DIE SCHULE IN E)
ActiLingua is one of the leading schools for German as a foreign language in Austria. It has a very good reputation and is recomended by major educational consultants world-wide.
The 25 and the 35 lesson/week courses include 5 lessons per week cultural/special interest programme, e.g. Vienna guided tours, talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature; Viennese Waltz course.
Vienna, also described as Europe's cultural capital, is a metropolis with unique charm and flair. It boasts outstanding infrastructure is clean and safe and has all the inspiration you could wish for on a language course. The city has been synonymous with music for centuries and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Joann Strauss. This outstanding musical heritage has been preserved right to the present day. Vienna also offers famous sights such as the imperial Hofburg, Schönburnn Palace, Belvedere Palace, medieval narrow streets and baroque squares. With its theater-, film and dance-festivals, operas and musicals, exhibitions, museums and traditional wine-taverns, Vienna is also a city of art and culture.
Schule und Studenten
The school is located in the heart of Vienna in the embassy district, opposite «Schloss Belvedere». It was founded in 1988, is easily accessible by public transport and boasts a gorgeous view over the Botanical Gardens. The school is equipped with modern educational technology. Overhead projectors, CD- and cassette players as well as TVs and videos in the classrooms allow the teachers to support their instruction with multimedia. Together with the annex near by there are 20 classrooms available.
Apart from General German, Actilingua is also offering the following courses:
- Individual Tuition
- Business German
- German & work experience
- German & music
On weekends the school organizes excursions to places in the environs of Vienna and further afield. Students can join trips to Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Graz, the «green heart of Austria» or the famous Wachau region in the Danube valley. Parties, sports, films or tours of the historical sights of Vienna are also part of the leasure programme.
Host families can be childless couples, parents with schoolchildren or older people whose grown-up children have left home. You have your own single or twin room. You share the bathroom and the kitchen with your hosts.