20.07.2020 - 01.08.2020
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 is currently, among other things, lecturing at the University of Salzburg within the course module for future German as a foreign/second language teachers.
Furthermore, she is a certified examiner of the Austrian Language Diploma for German (ÖSD) and is committed to international advanced training activities.
The courses include, among other things, an introduction to German phonetics and the acquisition of a basic vocabulary from the sphere of music as well as day-to-day subject matter relevant to the various levels (for instance the ability to talk about oneself and others, ordering food and drink in restaurants, shopping etc.) and some information about the region and the country as well as inter-cultural aspects. In this course in a small group skills such as listening, reading, writing and above all speaking are trained and grammatical structures are taught. Students in the singing classes are particularly recommended to attend the German course.