ProDaF Teacher Training

Teach German as a non-native speaker

The training program ProDaf is intended for non-native German teachers, university lecturers teaching German as a foreign language as well as students abroad studying German.

Why ProDaF?
Participants learn about modern praxis-oriented, communicative methods of teaching German. In addition, in the special modules, participants have an opportunity to improve their competence in grammar and phonetics and to improve their knowledge of German culture and society.


Main Topics:

  • New Teaching Methods (Communications-oriented learning, playful ways of learning grammar and vocabulary, colloquial language, efficient preparation for tests, new media in class)
  • Improvement of one’s own language competence: (Instruction units (level C1/C2) for grammar,phonetics, listening and reading comprehension and oral expression)
  • Social / cultural knowledge of Germany
  • New textbooks
  • New German language literature


Our Professional Offerings:
  • Lectures, Seminars and Workshops on new teaching methods and German studies, language-related and literary topics
  • Guest visits in our international German courses
  • Observing instructions and evaluations
  • Educational excursions
Accommodations  and Services:
  • Pick-up at the Freiburg train station.
  • Accommodation with a German host family with half-board
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Varied leisure program (tour of city, excursions into the Black Forest etc.)
Course description:
  • Monday to Friday from 09.00 – 17.00 (With a 1 hr. lunch break and smaller breaks)
  • Participants observe actual German courses with international students and, at the end of the second week, teach one instruction unit themselves, which they have prepared in a joint workshop.
  • Participants receive a certificate with evaluation at the end of the training course.
  • On Saturday there will be an excursion in the region around Freiburg. On the last day we will celebrate a final dinner with all the participants and teachers.
  • (Example)

Number of participants: 10 – 16 persons

*For groups that are sent from a specific institution a custom-made program can be put together. Information on prices and dates can be obtained on request.

07. – 18.08.2017
1.650 Euro (for all of the above mentioned services)
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