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Learn

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Experience

Vienna!

ActiLingua Academy in Vienna The School: • Modern school in the heart of Vienna. • Small international study groups, all course levels. • Standard German taught according to approved curriculum. • Busy cultural and leisure programme included. Accommodation: • ActiLingua Residence close to school and city centre. • Host-family, apartment or student residence. • Best quality at attractive prices!

Learn

German

Experience

Vienna!

Vienna: • Safe and attractive metropolis in Central Europe. • City of music, art and culture. • High quality of life and affordable town. Courses: • Year-round courses for adults: 16+ years. • Holiday Course: Summer course for young adults: 16-19 years. • Summer School for juniors: 12-17 years. • Up to 30% discount on long-term German courses. • Examination centre for the Österreichisches Sprachdiplom. • Work-Experience in Austrian companies. • German and Music. • German and Wintersports. • Academic Year and University Preparation.

Visit us online: www.actilingua.com • Online German lessons and Podcast for beginners and advanced learners! • Vienna city guide: sights, nightlife, culture, ...

Year-round courses for adults

• Recipes: the most famous Viennese delicacies. • International Penpals & Alumni Network. • Photo Gallery: courses, accommodation, leisure activities. • Information in more than 20 languages.

ActiLingua Academy Wattmanngasse 15, A-1130 Wien, Austria Tel +43-1-877 67 01 | Fax +43-1-877 67 03 e-mail: info@actilingua.com | www.actilingua.com

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Learn German – Experience Vienna ............. 3 ActiLingua: Methods, Overview .................... 5 German courses for adults 16+ .................... 6 What’s included in the price ......................... 7 Certificates and course levels ....................... 8 Accommodation ........................................... 9 Culture and leisure programme .................. 11 Holiday Course 16-19 ................................. 12 Summer school for youth 12-17 ................. 13 Registration and terms ............................... 15

Welcome to Vienna! Since 1988, ActiLingua has gained a worldwide reputation for its successful range of courses, its ideal learning environment and modern teaching equipment. Student satisfaction is central to all our endeavours. A high standard of tuition, comfortable accommodation and a varied cultural and leisure programme are all a matter of course at ActiLingua. Our flexible course programme offers the most suitable German course for your personal needs. You study standard German in small international study groups and profit from full cultural immersion. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Barbara Ernst, founder.

Roland Ernst, founder.

School and equipment Our year-round school for adult learners 16+ years is situated in a newly renovated, centrally located building. • Modern school with 6 bright, welcoming, tastefully furnished classrooms in a typically Viennese Jugendstil building. • Centrally located in Vienna’s embassy district; opposite „Schloss Belvedere“. City center (Stephansplatz) 15 minutes by public transport. • ActiLingua multimedia library featuring 17 workplaces with computers and free internet access. • Free W-LAN/Wi-Fi in the whole school. Newspapers, magazines, DVDs, CDs can be borrowed. • Student lounge with coffee, beverages and snacks. • 10-15 additional classrooms are available for our Holiday Course 16-19 and other courses next door at the ActiLinguaDependance Sacré Coeur. • Partly air conditioned, non-smoking.

ActiLingua-Dependance Sacré Coeur.

World-wide recognition ActiLingua Academy is a well established language school with international reputation. We are a member of major professional certification agencies such as IALC (International Association of Language Centers) and are internationally accredited through American Universities. ActiLingua is a member of the national organization CAMPUS AUSTRIA. ActiLingua is an official examination centre for the Österreichisches Sprachdiplom OSD.

The summer school for youths aged 12– 17 is close by, located in central Vienna, and features a spacious park ideal for many sports and leisure activities. ActiLingua in a Viennese Art Nouveau building.

Bright, welcoming class rooms.

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School owned ActiLingua Residence!

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Learn German - Experience Vienna! Cultural Capital Vienna – well worth a visit Vienna - by many viewed as the cultural capital of Europe - is a modern metropolis with a unique atmosphere and considerable charm. It features an excellent infrastructure, is clean, safe and green and offers a stimulating environment for your German course.

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Inhabitants: 1.700.000 Language: German Currency: EUR EU-member: Yes Time zone: CET (+1 GMT) City of art, culture and music; tourist metropolis on the banks of the Danube. Safe city with an excellent public transport network: subway, trams and buses. High quality of life: Along with Zurich and Vancouver, Vienna takes top position in international city rankings for best overall quality of life. Good price level Moderate and mild climate. Average summer temperatures 20°C to 30°C (68F - 86F), average winter temperatures around 0°C (32F).

Imperial city • Famous sights: Imperial Hofburg, St. Stephen's cathedral, Schönbrunn Palace, Belvedere Palace, splendour buildings at Ring Boulevard, medieval alleys and baroque squares.

City of Music • Tradition: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Johann Strauß and many other famous composers left their mark in Vienna. • Today: the Wiener Philharmoniker, the Wiener Sängerknaben, the international award-winners of the Vienna Conservatorium and a lively young music scene.

The citadel of Jugendstil (Art Nouveau): the Secession.

City of art and culture • • • •

Theatre, film and dance festivals. Opera, operetta and musicals. Exhibitions and concerts. Art treasures in museums, listed art nouveau underground stations. • Famous coffee houses, traditional winetaverns („Heurige“), Viennese cuisine.

Best time to visit With a busy cultural calendar and numerous sights, Vienna is clearly a yearround destination. Some institutions like Vienna Boys' Choir, Spanish Riding School and some theatre houses take a summer break, but special summer events like open air cinemas and numerous events and festivals perfectly make up for that.

Visa Information Most of our students have little trouble getting a visa for their stay in Austria. EU citizens and citizens from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland do not need a visa. Citizens of some countries need to apply for a visa for stays longer than three months. Citizens of some countries (esp. Turkey, Russia, the Ukraine) may find it difficult to get a visa for stays longer than 6 months. For detailed information see our flyer „Visa information“.

Urban centre: Museumsquartier.

German Language Good reasons for learning German • Communication: More than 120 million people in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Northern Italy, Eastern France and in parts of Belgium speak German. • Business: German is a key language in the European Union. Learning German improves your chances on the job market. • Culture: German is one of the most important cultural languages. It was spoken and written by Goethe, Mozart, Beethoven, Freud, Klimt, Einstein and numerous other great artists and scientists.

German in Austria • The language spoken in Austria is German – pure, correct German. Many experts believe that the finest, most melodious German is spoken in Austria. • ActiLingua Academy teaches standard German according to a recognized curriculum.

Discover Vienna.

Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.

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• We use the same course books as most renowned schools in Germany.

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Discover Vienna on your own, together with your new friends or with us: Join us on our cultural and leisure programme featuring city walks, talks and videos, waltz course and much more!


Why trust ActiLingua? Our methods The basic programme provides intensive coaching in grammar, sentence structure and vocabulary. Reading and listening comprehensions as well as written exercises are important components of our courses. One of our basic principles is to ensure a maximum of oral communication. You are encouraged to practice your spoken German with your teacher and with your classmates. Student lounge.

Modern teaching materials We use textbooks by the publishers Hueber and Langenscheidt and complement them with our own authentic material. ActiLingua boasts modern teaching materials and equipment. Computers, DVDs and CDs are used in tuition and sessions devoted to culture, regional studies, literature and business. The use of our multimedia library and computer facilities is a good way of adding to and reinforcing the skills acquired in class.

Your Feedback! Astrid Nielsen, Kopenhagen I was surprised how safe a modern city can be! Even women can use the underground or walk around alone late at night without any worries. Peter Gustavsson, Sweden Languages are extremely important in my job. German was my weak point, and I managed to set this right in Vienna. It was a lot of fun and therefore effortless. Mike Craig, Detroit What I remember? Wiener Schnitzel, Sachertorte, our language teacher, Petra, and our dancing instructor, Michael.

ActiLingua at one glance Success in small study groups.

Our teachers Our teachers see themselves as your friends and partners. They are native speakers of standard German and take genuine pleasure in working with you. They are highly qualified and regularly attend training courses held by ActiLingua. Each group is taught by two (Standard course) or three (Intensive course) teachers a day in order to ensure more varied and stimulating instruction. Participants profit from different styles of teaching, teacher personalities and variations in pronunciation of modern German.

Money back guarantee If services are not in accordance with our brochure or web site and if you inform us in writing within the first week of your arrival, we will rectify the situation within 3 working days or refund the price.

• One of the leading schools for German as a foreign language • World-wide reputation, recommended by major educational consultants worldwide • Attractively priced: compare us with language schools in Germany • Perfect nationality mix: students from more than 40 countries Courses for adults (16+ years) • Maximum class-size: 12 (standard course), 8 (mini groups) • Starting dates: every Monday, beginners once a month • German is taught year-round at all levels in small international study groups. 20-40 lessons/week • Certificates: Österreichisches Sprachdiplom (ÖSD), University entrance examination • Special courses: German & Workexperience, German & Music, Business German, German & Wintersports, University preparation, German Teachers Course, Holiday Course 16-19. Accommodation: • ActiLingua Residence, host family, apartment, student residence, hotel; use of kitchen, breakfast or half-board • Transfer service at arrival/departure Cultural and leisure programme: • Included in course price: Vienna city walks; talks on Austrian art, culture; Viennese waltz courses; sports • Weekend excursions: Salzburg, Danube valley Wachau, castles, lakes

Class time schedules Standard course 09:00–12:15 a.m. or 2:15–5:30 p.m. Intensive course (additional lessons in minigroups) 12:30–2:00 p.m. or 5:45–7:15 p.m. You will learn your exact schedule on your first day at school. Communicative German lessons.

Central location: You can walk to the center.

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Courses for adults 16+ General German courses 1-11 weeks Standard course The main emphasis is placed on improving your communication skills. Lessons in grammar and conversation help you to enhance vocabulary and improve your syntax. You will practice formal and informal writing and work on your listening and reading comprehension. Lessons: 25 lessons per week: German course (20) + cultural programme (5). 1 lesson = 45 minutes. Group size: average 8, maximum 12. Starting dates: every Monday, absolute beginners once a month. Level: all levels all year round. Duration: 1–11 weeks.

Intensive course You will study general German for four lessons daily (standard course) plus additional two lessons a day in small groups, in which your teacher specifically focuses on your individual needs and weak points. This course is ideal for anybody wanting to make rapid progress in a short time. Lessons: 35 lessons per week: standard course (20) + minigroup (10) + cultural programme (5). Group size: standard course: 8–12, minigroup: average 5–8. Starting dates: every Monday, absolute beginners once a month. Level: all levels all year round. Duration: 1–11 weeks.

Super-intensive course Combination of group tuition (standard course) and individual tuition. Individual tuition caters to special learning needs and takes your vocational

Small international study groups are a guarantee for success.

interests into account. Lessons: 35 lessons per week: standard course (20) + individual tuition (10) + cultural programme (5). Group size: standard course: 8–12 + individual tuition. Starting dates: every Monday, absolute beginners once a month. Level: all levels all year round. Duration: 1–11 weeks.

certificate levels correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference. Lessons: In addition to the selected course, you take 8 group lessons or 4 individual lessons as exam preparation. Starting dates: March, May, August, September, November. Duration: 2 weeks. Certificates: see page 8.

Certificate preparation course

German for your job

ActiLingua is an examination centre for the Österreichisches Sprachdiplom (OSD). Taking our certificate preparation course prepares you for internationally recognized exams including University entrance exams which you can take directly at the end of the course. ÖSD

International German courses German courses for adults (16+) 1–11 weeks Lessons/week Months Standard course 20+5 All year Intensive course 30+5 All year Super-intensive course 30+5 All year Certificate course 8 III,V,VIII,IX,XI Business German 30+5 V, VII–IX Individual tuition 20-40 All year German teachers’ course 20/30+5 All year German & Music 20+5+1 All year German & Wintersports 20/30+5 Dec.–March 12-52 w. (longterm discount up to 30%) Standard/Intensive course 20/30+5 All year German& Music 20+5+1 All year German & Work Experience 20/30+5 All year University Preparation 20/30+5 All year

Business German The combination of a standard course and Business German enables you to learn what you need for your job. Lessons: 35 lessons per week: standard course (20) + business German (10) + cultural programme (5). Group size: average 8, maximum 12. Level: from Elementary 2. Starting dates: May, July, August, September Duration: 2 weeks.

Individual tuition You define the content of your language course yourself, resulting in a maximization of input in the one-to-one sessions with your own teacher(s). Lessons: 10–40 lessons per week: 2, 4, 6 or 8 lessons daily + 5 lessons cultural programme. Starting dates: every Monday. Level: all levels all year round. Duration: 1–12 weeks.

Courses for young people Summer School 12-17 Holiday Course 16-19

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20/30+5 July, Aug. 20/30+5 July, Aug.

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Courses for adults 16+ Longterm Courses 12-52 weeks Standard/Intensive course The longer you study and live in a country, the more your vocabulary grows, the more accurate your pronunciation becomes and the better you can communicate. After some months of learning German at ActiLingua you will not only have an excellent command of the language, but also have gained a profound understanding of the culture and the way of life of the country. You will also have made many new friends. These courses are very attractively priced. Save up to 30%! Lessons and group size: 20 or 30 lessons per week, see page 6. Starting dates: every Monday, absolute beginners once a month. Level: all levels all year round. Duration: 3–12 months.

Preparation for University For students wishing to prepare for university studies at home or in Austria. This longterm programme with a duration of 12 to 52 weeks consists of a German course, additional preparation for an internationally recognized exam (B2 Mittelstufe or C1 Oberstufe Deutsch) and free tutorials on the Austrian university system. Request our detailed programme.

Special Courses German teachers’ course Courses for non-native German teachers who work with teenagers or adults. Objectives: to improve personal German skills, discuss various teaching methods and approaches, and learn more about Austrian literature and culture. Lessons: Teachers’ Course Standard: 25 per week: Teachers’ training course (20) + cultural programme (5) or Teachers’ Course Intensive: 35 per week: Standard German course (20) +

Work experience in a hotel.

Teachers’ training course (10) + cultural programme (5). Group size: 5–12. Course level: Standard: from B2 Intermediate 1 onwards. Intensive: from B1/1 Elementary 2 onwards. Starting dates: Standard: January, March, July, October; Intensive: every Monday. Duration: 2 weeks. Request our detailed programme!

German and Music.

German and Wintersports Combine a German course with a ski day on weekends. Request our detailed programme.

German and Work Experience ActiLingua offers German courses in combination with paid or unpaid work experience. The programme is divided into two parts. First you attend a preparatory German course in Vienna for at least four weeks. This is followed by a work placement lasting a minimum of one or two months at a carefully selected Austrian enterprise, e.g. hotel, restaurant, travel agency, import/export company or ski school. Request our detailed programme.

German and Music Vienna is the city where Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms lived and worked. Those interested in music, including students and graduates of international music colleges, can take advantage of the unique opportunity of combining learning German with music tuition at the Vienna Conservatorium. Parallel to your German course (Standard course), you get music tuition. Request our detailed programme.

Longterm discount! Save up to 30% on all longterm courses (including special courses) lasting 12 or more weeks. This discount is already included in our pricelist.

Free W-LAN/Wi-Fi in the whole school.

Included in the price: • 20/30 lessons German course per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes) • 5 lessons cultural programme per week: e.g. Vienna guided tours; talks and videos on Austrian music, art, history, literature and architecture; Viennese Waltz course; parties; sports • Accommodation as booked; use of kitchen included • ActiLingua Certificate • Course books may be borrowed. Books can be bought at a 50% discount at the school office. • ActiLingua vocabulary book • Use of computers, books, CDs, DVDs and magazines in the multimedia library • Student service at the school office, Monday– Friday • Free receiving and sending of e-mails • Free internet access & WLAN/WI-FI • Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna • ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of concert halls, restaurants, sports facilities and shops in Vienna

Motivated and qualified teachers.

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Course levels and certificates Placement After a written assessment test and an oral assessment talk you are placed in the appropriate level. The written assessment test takes approximately 60 minutes and covers grammar, reading comprehension and writing skills. It is included in your booking materials or available online. Please return the placement test till Tuesday prior to course start at the latest, otherwise it is possible that you miss the first day’s classes.

Course Levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A0/A1-Beginner You are a complete beginner or have very little knowledge of German. At this level you learn basic sentence structures and vocabulary to help you get simple messages across in everyday situations. A2-Elementary 1 You have little knowledge of German. You learn to make simple enquiries in speaking and writing and to give instructions. You build up your basic grammar skills and increase your vocabulary.

Haas House and St. Stephan’s Cathedral: Modern and traditional architecture in Vienna.

B1/1-Elementary 2 You have some knowledge of German. You learn how to express yourself adequately in familiar, everyday situations and to read and understand simple texts. B1/2-Elementary 3 Your basic German skills are incomplete. You consolidate and revise basic grammar structures and learn to discuss interesting topics.

A1 Grundstufe Deutsch 1 (GD) A certificate for learners who are already well grounded in German and are able to communicate in everyday situations on an elementary level. This certificate is accepted as sufficient proof of German language skills for an application for permanent residency in Austria. After completing A1-Beginner. A2 Grundstufe Deutsch 2 (GD) A certificate for learners whose German language skills comprise communication in private and professional situations on an elementary level. After completing A2-Elementary 1. B1 Zertifikat Deutsch The Zertifikat Deutsch is a joint certificate of OSD, the Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University. This certificate is widely recognized by conservatories as entrance examination and by employers as sufficient evidence of proficiency in German and improves your chances of success on the job market. After completing B1/2-Elementary 3.

C2-Advanced You can express yourself fluently in German. You work on literary, sociopolitical, cultural and scientific topics.

B2-Intermediate 1 You have a command of the essentials of German. You practise reading, writing and discussing difficult topics in more complex situations.

Leaving certificate & diplomas Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch The Austrian German Language Diploma (OSD) is recognized by the Austrian state and - with its 120 examination centres in 30 countries - of international relevance.

C1-Intermediate 2 You have a good command of German. You learn to express yourself clearly, both in speaking and writing, on a large number of topics and to understand almost all texts.

Level

ÖSD-Examination

B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch (University Admission) The candidate can communicate spontaneously and fluently with native speakers about a broad spectrum of topics. The certificate is accepted by some Austrian universities as sufficient proof of German language skills for admittance to studies. After completing B2-Intermediate 1.

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A1 Grundstufe Deutsch 1 Settlement permit

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A2 Grundstufe Deutsch 2 Austrian citizenship

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B1 Zertifikat Deutsch Entrance examination: Conservatory

C1 Oberstufe Deutsch (University Admission) C1 Oberstufe Deutsch is accepted by Austrian and some German universities as sufficient proof of German language skills for admittance to studies. After completing C1-Intermediate 2.

B1/2

Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche

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B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch University entrance examination

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C1 Oberstufe Deutsch University entrance examination

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C2 Wirtschaftssprache Deutsch

C2 Witschaftssprache Deutsch (DWD) OSD in cooperation with the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. For students who are conversant with business topics, after completion of Intermediate 2. B1 Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche The Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche (ZDj) was developed in cooperation of OSD, Goethe Institute, WBT and Fribourg University for young students aged 12-19 years. Based on Zertifikat Deutsch. ActiLingua-Zertifikat If you have attended your course regularly (at least 80%), you receive a certificate of participation giving details of the type of course, duration, course level, number of lessons attended and topics covered.

City walk: Information and fun.

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Accommodation A relaxed atmosphere is conducive to learning! We make every effort to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as possible. We regularly check accommodation standards.

ActiLingua Residence 20 well-furnished and modern apartments await you in a recently renovated Art Nouveau building in a quiet location. Both the school and the city centre are accessible in 10-15 minutes with public transport. Availability: Year round. Standard Apartments: Single or twin room shared with other ActiLingua students or twin room for single use in a non-smoking apartment (60-75 m2) featuring Sat TV, radio, free WLAN/WI-FI. 2-5 students share a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and toilet. Rooms are cleaned twice a week. Bed linen is provided; please bring your own towels. Superior Apartments: Your own apartment for single use (30-40 m2) for 1 or 2 persons with fully equipped kitchen, Sat TV, radio, free WLAN/WI-FI and your own bathroom and toilet. Rooms are cleaned daily, Monday through Friday. Bed linen and towels are provided. Meals: Use of a kitchen equipped with fridge, cooking facilities, microwave, crockery and cutlery. Breakfast at the residence or half-board (breakfast at the residence + lunch in a restaurant near the school).

ActiLingua Residence.

Host family - homestay

Student House

You stay with a host family in their home. Accommodation in host families is definitely the best way of practising your German and getting to know Austria and its people outside of the classroom. Host families can be childless couples, parents with schoolchildren or older people whose grown-up children have already left home. Availability: year-round. Meals: You may choose from use of the kitchen, substantial breakfast only or halfboard with a three-course lunch or evening meal. Facilities: You have your own single or twin room. You share the bathroom and the kitchen with your host family.

You have your own room in a student residence in a favourable location. Availability: July, August. Meals: Breakfast or half-board. The use of kitchen is possible. Facilities: Single or Twin rooms. Most rooms include a shower, toilet and telephone.

Apartment You are accommodated in a well-maintained flat, often shared with other ActiLingua students. Availability: year-round. Meals: The use of kitchen is included in the price. The flat contains all the usual utensils and crockery. Facilities: Single or twin rooms with shared bathroom. Most flats are equipped with a washing machine and TV or radio.

Standard Apartment.

Lobby ActiLingua Residence.

Breakfast buffet.

Breakfast buffet at the ActiLingua Residence.

Location and service • ActiLingua Residence: 10 minutes to school and the city centre by public transport. • Accommodation (host family/apartment/ student res.) is an average of 15–25 min. (max. 40 min.) from school. School can be reached easily by public transport. • Self-catering, breakfast only or half-board (lunch mostly between 12 noon and 2 p.m., evening meal 6 to 8 p.m.) • Your key is issued to you upon payment of a refundable deposit of EUR 100 • Weekly cleaning of your room and communal areas • Bed linen is changed every 2 weeks • Bed linen is provided, please bring your own towels • The costs of electricity and heating in Austria are higher than elsewhere. We must make an additional charge if consumption is above the average.

Superior Apartment.

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Active Leisure: Sports at Danube Island, in the Vienna Woods or the Prater, Fun at a ‘Heurigen’ visit or when trying to cook Viennese food and Sightseeing with your friends - Vienna is all that and a lot more!


Cultural and leisure programme Cultural and leisure programme included in the price We want to communicate more than the German language. ActiLingua’s packed cultural and leisure programme will present a diverse view of Vienna and Austrian culture. And the best thing about it is that everything is included in the price. Every ActiLingua German course features five lessons of our cultural and leisure programme a week. • Vienna city walks and guided tours take our students into the city’s most beautiful spots. • Talks on Austrian music, art, history, literature and architecture allow for insights into the workings of Austrian society. • Videos with teacher support: help with vocabulary and discussion help you understand. • Fun/adventure: Viennese waltz course, cooking, parties, karaoke, a torchlight walk through Vienna, a visit of a ‘Heurigen’ (traditional wine tavern) or a beer pub. • Sports: aerobic or ball games like football or volleyball. You will find out about the detailed programme during your stay in Vienna. The programme is conducted in German and is suitable for all course levels. Many elements of the programme are supported by mulitmedia resources and require active participation of the students - no matter what course level. The programme is also suitable for beginners.

Excursions and leisure optional at cost price Free evenings are perfect for discovering Vienna on your own. Our students often opt for visits to the opera, concerts, theatre or cinema. We are happy to assist you with ticket reservations and hot tips on Vienna’s night life. The weekends are a time for culture and nature. We organize trips and excursions

The current cultural and leisure programme is published weekly.

Example for 2 weeks cultural and leisure programme Day Activity MON City walk* TUE Sports/Adventure* FRI Fun* SAT Excursion MON City walk* THU Lecture FRI Fun SAT Excursion *activity is included in course price

Description Otto Wagner - Art noveau in Vienna Cooking: Wiener Schnitzel Viennese Waltz course and Welcome-Party Salzburg Vienna’s Ring boulevard The Habsburgs Visit to a typical Heurigen (wine tavern) Wachau and Danube valley and boat trip

to Salzburg (“Mozart city”), Graz (capital of Styria), Klosterneuburg (famous for its Babenberg heritage) and to “Wachau“ region and Danube valley. In summer, we swim at Lake Neusiedl and savour Austrian wine at taverns (“Heuriger”). You can swim, cycle, sail, surf and waterski to your heart’s content at Vienna’s “Donauinsel“ (Danube Island). Sporty students and teachers can also get together for soccer and volleyball. In winter, we organize skiing and snowboarding days. Excursions are booked and paid for directly in Vienna (cost price).

Culture and Leisure City walks (extract) • Around the Ring boulevard • Legends surrounding St. Stephen's Cathedral • In Hundertwasser's footsteps • Otto Wagner and Art Noveau in Vienna • Baroque in Vienna • The Vienna Prater

Talks (extract) • Mozart - the two sides to his genius • What’s happening in Vienna? Culture, szene, events • Johann Strauß - King of Viennese waltz • Sigmund Freud Fun/Adventure (extract) • • • •

‘Heuriger’ - Viennese social life Viennese cuisine - cooking Viennese waltz course and welcome parties Videos

Excursions (optional, extract) • Mozart city Salzburg • Wachau and Danube Valley and boat trip • Lake Neusiedl • Graz and its Southern flair • Kreuzenstein castle (half-day excursion) • Seegrotte Hinterbrühl

Excursion to Mozart city Salzburg.

Cooking: delicious and fun.

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Holiday Course 16-19 years

Holiday Course at the Sacré Coeur.

Holiday Course 16-19 The course is aimed at students aged 1619, who prefer to spend time with their peers in Vienna. Lessons take place at the ActiLingua Dependance Sacré Coeur, which is situated directly next to the ActiLingua Academy. With its spacious park and many sports facilities it is well epuipped for housing a youth course in summer.

Lessons Lessons are held in small groups of 8 to maximum 15 students from Monday to Friday. You will practice grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and auditory comprehension in systematically structured lessons. Holiday Course 1: 25 lessons per week: German course (20) in groups of 8-15 participants + cultural programme (5). Holiday Course 2: 25 lessons per week: German course (20) in groups of 8-15 participants + 10 additional lessons + cultural programme (5). Course start: July, August. Course level: all levels. Duration: 2–6 weeks.

Welcome to the German course in Vienna.

Accommodation and meals

Leisure Activities (optional)

Students are accommodated in twin rooms with halfboard at a modern student house that is perfectly suited to welcome a young international crowd. Approx. 15-25 minutes to the city centre and the ActiLingua Academy by public transport.

Excursions: Those interested in getting to know more of Austria are welcome to take part in our various outings - e.g. to Salzburg, Wachau Danube Valley, Lake Neusiedl or ‘Burg Kreuzenstein’.

Included leisure programme In the afternoons and evenings after class, we offer a varied leisure and sports programme. Cultural and leisure activities 4 days per week are included in the course price. Sports: There are a number of sporting activities available: football, basketball or beach volleyball.

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Musical, concert: A trip to a concert or musical is a must for all culture buffs who visit Vienna.

Cultural activities: Group activities like our culture-quizz, Viennese Waltz course or guided city walks offer additional opportunities for speaking German and having fun with the accompanying teachers and class mates. Evening programme: Vienna by night, disco, barbecue.

Preparation for ÖSD Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche: 6 German lessons in addition to Holiday Course 1 or 2.

Leisure and fun at Danube Island.

Culture Special: For culture buffs we organize weekly excursions to castles, palaces, museums, theatres or to Vienna State Opera. Guided tours, staff member in attendance and admission included.

Everybody gets an ActiLingua certificate.

Studying with friends.

Taking a break at Sacré Coeur’s park.

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Summer School Vienna-Centre 12-17 years

Who knows the answer? Summer School Vienna-Centre.

Summer School Vienna-Centre (12–17 years) The prestigious private school, founded by Empress Maria Theresia, provides perfect learning and recreational facilities for the ActiLingua junior programme. The school is located in central Vienna with many famous sights in walking distance or within easy reach of public transport. The house is spaciously laid out. In the middle of the campus a big park facilitates leisure and sports with a football pitch, sports and beach volleyball grounds and tennis courts available for use after lessons. Our teachers put together an exciting leisure programme on the school premises and show you the very best of Vienna.

Lessons Lessons are held in small groups of maximum 15 students from Monday to Friday. You will practice grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and auditory comprehension in systematically structured lessons. Emphasis is placed on German in real-life situations outside the school, communicative language games and working in groups and pairs.

Football in the school’s park.

German Courses Summer Course 1: 20 lessons of German tuition per week in small groups of maximum 15 students. Summer Course 2: 30 lessons per week: 20 lessons of German tuition as in Summer Course 1 plus 10 additional lessons in small groups.

the summer school campus. This wing is newly renovated, friendly and well furnished. All superior rooms are shared by three to four students and have their own shower.

24 hours support and supervision!

Preparation for ÖSD B1 Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche: 6 German lessons in addition to Summer Course 1 or 2.

At the summer school our staff is available round the clock! Independent outings from the premises require written permission by the student’s parents.

Accommodation

Meals

Residence summer school Standard The Summer School not only comprises classrooms, common rooms and the restaurant but also an extensive accommodation wing. With boys and girls separated, students are accommodated in spacious, friendly and comfortable 4-6 bed rooms (shower/toilet on each floor) directly on the school grounds.

There are three meals per day at the school refectory: Breakfast: buffet with ham, cheese, jam, bread, tea, coffee or cocoa. Lunch: 3 courses with starters, warm main dish and dessert. Dinner: nearly always warm (sometimes cold after excursions), sometimes barbecue evenings.

Residence summer school Superior Rooms, which offer a higher standard of accommodation, are available directly on

Supervised leisure: table football.

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Summer School Vienna-Centre 12-17 years Important notes • There are house rules to be observed by everyone, which are discussed with all students at the beginning of the course. • Participants of the junior courses may only leave the school premises with a written permission of parents or legal guardians. Please provide written permission that your son/daughter may go out alone in the afternoons and/or evenings if you wish. • The amount of pocket money you bring depends on what you are used to. However, we would recommend slightly more pocket money than at home – at least EUR 40 per week (telephone calls, travel tickets, admission tickets).

City walk and sightseeing: Parliament at Ring boulevard.

Sports and leisure programme

Optional programme

Our handpicked group leaders organise an exciting and varied leisure programme to keep you entertained after class and at the weekend.

Tennis

Sports

Culture Special

There are a number of sporting activities available: beach volleyball, football, table-tennis, ”Olympic Games”, visits to outdoor swimming pools and Danube Island.

If you are a culture fan this is for you. Weekly excursions to museums, palaces and visits to the theatre or opera. Guided tours, staff member in attendance and admission included.

Creative activities

Excursions

You can do handicrafts, make music, go to waltzing lessons or join a theatre group or newspaper workshop.

Those interested in getting to know more about Austria can register for various excursions e.g. to Salzburg, Wachau/ Danube valley, Hinterbrühl Grotto or ‘Burg Kreuzenstein’.

Other activities Our staff will organise excursions, films, shows, treasure hunts, barbecues, disco evenings, city walks, karaoke, welcome and farewell parties.

For tennis freaks there are lessons in small groups with a coach. Please bring tennis rackets with you!

• On the first day of the course all students must provide proof of health and casualty insurance and pay a deposit of EUR 30 which will be refunded on the last day, provided that no damage has been caused to school property. • Cash, flight tickets and passports can be deposited in the safe for safekeeping. • Please bring sufficient clothing and any equipment (e.g. tennis rackets) you may need for sporting activities and come prepared for rainy weather. If necessary, you can have your clothes washed. • We must be informed of any health conditions requiring special attention or special diets at registration.

Concert, musical We are glad to arrange a trip to a concert or musical for you at one of Vienna’s famous theatres.

Leisure & Activities Afternoon (included): • City walk: Ring boulevard, First district, Treasure hunt, Danube Island. • Workshops: creative, music, theatre. • Sports: soccer, beach volleyball, street ball. Evening (included): • Vienna by night: Kahlenberg, City hall. • Fun: waltz, karaoke, open air cinema, campfire. • Musical, Mozart concert (optional). Weekend - Excursions (optional): • Salzburg, Hinterbrühl grotto, Wachau, Lake Neusiedl. Friendly and comfortable rooms.

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Terms 1. Registration • Please fill in the registration form and send it to us by post, fax, e-mail or online via our homepage. The registration can be done through an ActiLingua representative in your country too. Minors must ask a parent or guardian to complete the relevant sections of the registration form. • At the time of your registration a deposit of EUR 198, which will be deducted from the final invoice, and - if applicable - the optional cancellation insurance fee need to be paid. • The remaining course fees are due within 30 days before the start of the course at the latest. Upon receipt of your full payment, we shall mail you our ‘Welcome Letter’ and the address of your accommodation.

2. Payment By Bank Transfer: ActiLingua Language Studies GmbH & CO KG Raiffeisenlandesbank Wien Meidlinger Hauptstr. 46, A-1120 Vienna Sort Code: 32000 Swift: RLNWATWW IBAN: AT 30 32000 00005212808 Account-Number: 5.212.808 „Banking charges borne by transferor“ By Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard) Please send us the following details using our "Secured Registration Form" (online) or by fax: • your invoice number or surname and name of student • type of credit card, credit card number • expire date, amount, CVV2 or CVC2 • name of card holder

3. Alteration of bookings We shall be happy to comply with your wishes for changes in your arrangements in respect of dates, accommodation, etc. as far as possible, up to 31 days prior to the start of the course (administration charge of EUR 40). Within 31 days of course start, you must make use of your right of cancellation and re-register in order to obtain the desired alterations.

4. Cancellation If you would like to cancel your course, please inform us immediately in writing. The cancellation fee for course and accommodation is:

Registration To apply, please complete the registration form at the back of the price list und send it back by mail, fax or e-mail. You can also register online or contact our representative in your country. Upon registration you need to put down a deposit of EUR 198.

Up to 4 days prior to the course start: EUR 198; No refund is possible in the event of cancellation three working days or less prior to or after the start of the course, or at non-arrival of the participant. A cancellation becomes effective upon receipt by ActiLingua of written or wired notification. Should the cancellation be accompanied by nomination of a suitable replacement, ActiLingua will waive all fees apart from an administration charge of EUR 40,-.

5. Cancellation insurance We recommend to take out our cancellation insurance which costs 4 % of the total amount and has to be paid together with your deposit. This covers your programme costs if you are forced to cancel your programme prior to course beginning due to your own illness or the serious illness of a close family member (parent, spouse). A medical certificate is required for reimbursement. The cancellation insurance and travel costs are not reimbursed.

6. Travel insurance package Students are not insured by the school against illness, accident, theft, etc. Participants are recommended to take out an insurance policy (compulsory for Summer school courses). You can take out at ActiLingua the economical travel insurance package (health, accident, baggage and travel liability insurance) for your stay. Prices and covered amounts on request.

7. Visa information You are responsible for obtaining visas and must present the required visa forms to the Austrian consulate or embassy in your country before departure. We will provide you with payment confirmation and, if applicable, an invitation letter to assist you with visa application. You are responsible for any visa-related expenses.

8. Liability We assume no liability for accidents or illness incurred by the participant during the course. Claims of any kind for which the participant is responsible are to be settled by the participant directly with the party suffering damage. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for participants who have not reached majority.

such behaviour and the resultant cancellation will be borne by the customer.

10. Shortcomings The participant agrees to inform the school secretariat in Vienna without delay of any shortcomings and to request the matter to be remedied.

11. Public holidays No teaching takes place on public holidays. Tuition lost for this reason cannot be made up subsequently. The following dates are public holidays: Jan 01 / Jan 06 / April 09 / May 1 / May 17 / May 28 / June 7 / Aug. 15 / Oct. 26 / Nov. 01 / Dec. 8 / Dec. 24-28, 2012.

12. Course numbers A group course must have at least four participants. If there are insufficient participants, ActiLingua reserves the right to cancel the course or to reduce the number of lessons by 25 %.

13. Responsible Company The ActiLingua German courses are organised by Language Studies GmbH & CO KG, Wattmanngasse 15, 1130 Wien, Austria. FN 257153t, UID ATU: 61536412

14. Photos By registering for a German language course you consent that any photos taken of you during your stay in Vienna can be published in the ActiLingua promotional material or in the Internet. If you don’t agree you have to notify us in writing on the registration form before the course starts.

15. General Terms The school reserves the right to amend course programmes if there are compelling grounds for so doing. 1 lesson = 45 minutes. The organizers do not accept responsibility for inaccuracies arising from printing or translation errors. Place of jurisdiction in any dispute: the courts at Vienna.

16. Impressum Published by: Language Studies GmbH & CO KG. Pictures: Stefan Fiedler, Andreas Körber, Angelique Kalny. Text: Doris Mitterbacher. Layout: Andreas Körber. Graphics: Astrid Fiedler.

9. Cancellation by ActiLingua If a participant persistently disrupts the study trip despite caution, or if he behaves in gross breach of agreement, ActiLingua has the right to cancel without notice. ActiLingua’s entitlement to course fees remains upheld. Any expenditures saved due to non-completion of activities or services not used will be refunded to the customer. Additional costs arising from

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Learn

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Experience

Vienna!

ActiLingua Academy in Vienna The School: • Modern school in the heart of Vienna. • Small international study groups, all course levels. • Standard German taught according to approved curriculum. • Busy cultural and leisure programme included. Accommodation: • ActiLingua Residence close to school and city centre. • Host-family, apartment or student residence. • Best quality at attractive prices!

Learn

German

Experience

Vienna!

Vienna: • Safe and attractive metropolis in Central Europe. • City of music, art and culture. • High quality of life and affordable town. Courses: • Year-round courses for adults: 16+ years. • Holiday Course: Summer course for young adults: 16-19 years. • Summer School for juniors: 12-17 years. • Up to 30% discount on long-term German courses. • Examination centre for the Österreichisches Sprachdiplom. • Work-Experience in Austrian companies. • German and Music. • German and Wintersports. • Academic Year and University Preparation.

Visit us online: www.actilingua.com • Online German lessons and Podcast for beginners and advanced learners! • Vienna city guide: sights, nightlife, culture, ...

Year-round courses for adults

• Recipes: the most famous Viennese delicacies. • International Penpals & Alumni Network. • Photo Gallery: courses, accommodation, leisure activities. • Information in more than 20 languages.

ActiLingua Academy Wattmanngasse 15, A-1130 Wien, Austria Tel +43-1-877 67 01 | Fax +43-1-877 67 03 e-mail: info@actilingua.com | www.actilingua.com

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Dates & Prices 2012 ActiLingua Academy 16+ years

Year-round courses for adults 16+ years: Standard Course

Group Course (20) + Cultural Programm (5) 20 lessons/week (2-11 weeks) 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks extra week Tuition only 468 607 746 139 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard shared 758 1,042 1,326 284 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard single 858 1,192 1,526 334 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 1,190 1,690 2,190 500 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House shared 688 937 1,186 249 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House single 814 1,126 1,438 312

Standard Course Longterm

Group Course (20) + Cultural Programm (5) 20 lessons/week (12-52 weeks) 12 weeks 24 weeks 36 weeks extra week Tuition only 1,366 2,542 3,718 98 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard shared 3,106 6,022 8,938 243 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard single 3,706 7,222 10,738 293 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 5,698 11,206 16,714 459 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House shared 2,686 5,182 7,678 208 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House single 3,442 6,694 9,946 271 Standard Course (25) + Minigroup (10) 30 lessons/week: 20 + 10 (2-11 weeks) 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks extra week Tuition only 706 964 1,222 258 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard shared 996 1,399 1,802 403 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard single 1,096 1,549 2,002 453 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 1,428 2,047 2,666 619 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House shared 926 1,294 1,662 368 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House single 1,052 1,483 1,914 431

Intensive Course or Business German

Intensive Course Longterm

Standard Course (25) + Minigroup (10) 30 lessons/week: 20 + 10 (12-52 weeks) 12 weeks 24 weeks 36 weeks extra week Tuition only 2,470 4,750 7,030 190 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard shared 4,210 8,230 12,250 335 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard single 4,810 9,430 14,050 385 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 6,802 13,414 20,026 551 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House shared 3,790 7,390 10,990 300 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House single 4,546 8,902 13,258 363

Super-Intensive Course

Standard Course (25) + Individual Tuition (10) 30 lessons/week: 20 + 10 (2-11 weeks) 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks extra week Tuition only 1,202 1,708 2,214 506 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard shared 1,492 2,143 2,794 651 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Standard single 1,592 2,293 2,994 701 Tuition + ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 1,924 2,791 3,658 867 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House shared 1,422 2,038 2,654 616 Tuition + Fam./Apart./Student House single 1,548 2,227 2,906 679

Individual Course Individual Course 10 lessons/week 20 lessons/week 30 lessons/week Tuition only: 575 1,078 1,617 Accommodation: ActiLingua Residence Superior apart.single 361 per week

Starting dates: (Standard, Intensive, Super-Intensive, Indiv. Course): every Monday. Beginners: Jan. 2 / Jan. 30 / March 5 / April 2 / April 30 / June 4 / July 2 / July 30 / Aug. 27 / Sept. 24 / Oct. 29 / Dec. 03, 2012 / Jan. 7, 2013. Business German: (min. level Elementary 2, Duration: 2 weeks): April 30 / July 16 / July 30 / Aug. 27, 2012. Price includes: • 20/30 lessons German course per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes). • 5 lessons cultural programme per week, e.g. Vienna guided tours; talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature; Viennese Waltz course; party; sports. • Accommodation as booked (use of kitchen included) • ActiLingua Certificate. • ActiLingua Vocabulary book. • Course books may be borrowed for the whole course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office. • Use of computers, books, videos and magazines in the multimedia library. • Student service at the school office, Monday–Friday. • Free internet access (NEW: WLAN/Wi-Fi). • Free receiving and sending of emails. • Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna. • ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of theatres, restaurants and shops. Extras (Standard, Intensive, Super-Intensive, Business, Indiv. Course, German Teachers’ Course): • High-season surcharge: EUR 44/week. High-season: July 1 – Aug. 24, 2012. • Transfer (from airport/station to accommodation) one way: EUR 37. • Meals: Family, ActiLingua Residence, Student House: Breakfast: EUR 44/week. Halfboard: EUR 118/week. • ActiLingua Residence: Standard: Twin-bed room for single use: EUR 83 supplement/week (twin-bed/ week). Superior apartment single use: Additional person: EUR -100 discount per person and week. • Travel Insurance Package: EUR 15/week. • Cancellation Insurance: 4% of the total amount. • Visa support fee for invitation letter (Russia, Ukraine, China): EUR 100,-. • Express letter (DHL): EUR 60,-. • Key deposit (refundable): EUR 100. • Public transport: EUR 14 per week. Starting dates (Individual Course): every Monday. Reduction (Individual Course): 2 participants: -40% of tuition 3 participants: -50% of tuition Accommodation options available on request.

Prices in Euro (EUR), shared=twin-bed room, single=single room, Superior apart.single=Superior apartment for single use, Fam.=Family, Apart.= Apartment.

ActiLingua Academy | Wattmanngasse 15 | A – 1130 Vienna, Austria T: +43-1-877 67 01 | F: +43-1-877 67 03 | info@actilingua.com | www.actilingua.com HG Wien, FN 257153t | Bank: Raiffeisenbank BLZ 32000, Kto.: 5.212.808 | UID ATU: 61536412


Dates & Prices 2012 ActiLingua Academy 16+ years

Special Programmes: Optional supplement to course as booked: Certificate Preparation Course

Duration: 2 weeks

Tuition Supplement to course as booked (to be paid in Vienna): + 8 lessons Group Course (min. 4 participants) or 92 + 4 lessons Individual Tuition 160 Examination fee: A2 Grundstufe: 78 B1 Zertifikat Deutsch: 86 C1 Oberstufe Deutsch: 110 B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch: 100 C2 Wirtschaftssprache: 130

German and Music

Duration: 4-52 weeks

20 + 1 lessons/week Surcharge (Standard/Intensive Course) Price includes: Placement at the Conservatorium: • 1 instrumental/voice lesson per week (45 minutes). • 1-3 theory subjects per week. • Conservatorium Certificate.

EUR 61 per week Holidays of the Conservatorium 2012: Public holidays and Dec. 24 2011 - Jan. 6 2012, Feb. 6 - 10, April 2 - 10, July 2 - Aug. 31, Dec. 24 2012 - Jan. 6 2013. No music teaching on holidays. Lessons cannot be subsequently made up.

German and Work Experience

Duration: 4-52 weeks

Administration fee for work experience: Surcharge to booked course: Price includes: • Placement at an Austrian company: telephone interview; selection of a company suitable for the applicant. • Evaluation and final report by the employer. We can provide you with a detailed programme upon request.

EUR 380 Unpaid work experience: For students from non-Europen Union member states and the European Union. Minimum duration 8 weeks: 4 weeks German course + 4 weeks work experience Applicants receive no remuneration and must pay for accommodation and board themselves (accommodation and board: approx. EUR 155-210/week).

University Preparation 1+2

Duration: 12-52 weeks

20 or 30 lessons/week + 8 lessons Surcharge (Standard/Intensive Course)

EUR 192

Price includes: see Standard course plus: • Examination course: 8 group lessons. • Examination fee: B2 Mittelstufe Deutsch or C1 Oberstufe Deutsch.

Starting dates (Certificate Course): March 5 (exam: March 15/16) / May 7 (exam: May 16/18) / Aug. 6 (exam: Aug. 16/17) / Sept. 3 (exam: Sept. 13/14) / Nov. 5 (exam: Nov. 15/16). Price includes (Certificate Course): Booked course • plus 8 group lessons or 4 individual lessons of examination preparation.

• Free Placement Service: 2 Tutorials Preparation for University study. Extras (University Prep.): • Study fees: EUR 380,22 per semester. For EU or EEA

German Teachers’ Course

Starting dates (German and Music): every Monday. Beginners: see standard course. Extras: • 1 additional instrumental or voice lesson per week: EUR 53/week. • Practice facilities at the Conservatorium: approx. EUR 3/hour.

Paid work experience: For students from the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland. Minimum duration: 4 weeks course + 8 weeks work experience. Remuneration: approx. EUR 290 net per month for a 40-hour week. Accommodation and insurance are provided by the employer or financed by an appropriately higher salary. The availability of paid work experience is limited and can therefore only be offered to applicants with very good German skills. Note: No specific position or employment location can be guaranteed. Should no suitable position be found for you, we will refund EUR 277.

nationals the fees are waived for the length of the standard duration of their degree program, plus two extra semesters. • Accommodation after language course. Starting dates (University Prep.): every Monday. Beginners: Jan. 2 / Jan. 30 / March 5 / April 2 / April 30 / June 4 / July 2 / July 30 / Aug. 27 / Sept. 24 / Oct. 29 / Dec. 03, 2012 / Jan. 7, 2013.

Duration: 2 weeks

20 or 30 lessons/week 20 lessons/week: Surcharge (Standard Course) for 2 weeks 30 lessons/week: Surcharge (Intensive Course) for 2 weeks

EUR 311 EUR 495

Starting dates (Teachers’ course): Standard: Jan. 30 / March 26 / July 9 / July 23 / Oct 8 Intensive: every Monday.

Price includes: • Teacher Standad: 20 lessons teachers’ training course (8-12 participants) or

Optional Excursions (all courses): To be paid directly in Vienna (approx. price per person): • Whole day excursions (approx. EUR 25-68): e.g. Salzburg, Wachau, Lake Neusiedl, Graz, Retz.

• Half day excursions (approx. EUR 10-39): e.g. Klosterneuburg, Burg Kreuzenstein, Laxenburg, Hinterbrühl grotto, UNO-City.

Teacher Intensive: 30 lessons: 20 lessons general German course (8-12 participants) + 10 lessons tuition of teacher training. • 5 lessons cultural programme/week. • The same services as a standard course. This course meets the conditions for support from the EU-“Comenius” fund.

Prices in Euro (EUR), shared=twin-bed room, single=single room, Superior apart.single=Superior apartment for single use, Fam.=Family, Apart.= Apartment.


Dates & Prices 2012 ActiLingua Holiday Course 16-19 years ActiLingua Summer School 12-17 years Holiday Course for 16-19 years: Holiday Course (16-19 years) 20 or 30 lessons/week Holiday Course 1 (20 lessons/week) + Student House/halfboard/shared Holiday Course 2 (30 lessons/week) + Student House/halfboard/shared Starting dates 2012: 16–19 years: July 1, July 15, July 29 2 weeks: July 1–July 14 July 15–July 28 July 29-Aug 11 3 weeks: July 1–July 21 July 15-Aug 4 4 weeks: July 1–July 28 July 15-Aug 11 6 weeks: July 1-Aug 11 Total beginners only July 1, July 29. Arrival: Sunday. Departure: Saturday. Price includes: • 20 or 30 German lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes). • ActiLingua certificate.

2 weeks 1,012 1,250

3 weeks 1,423 1,780

• Accommodation in Student House in twin room, halfboard. • Activity and leisure programme: e.g. Sports: Football, basketball, beach volleyball. cultural and social activities: Local visits, Vienna waltzing lessons, culture-quizzes. Evening activities: e.g. Vienna by night, disco, barbecue-party. • Course books may be borrowed for the duration of the course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office. • Use of computers, books, videos and magazines in the multimedia library. • Free internet access (WLAN/Wi-Fi). • Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna. • ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of museums, theatres and shops. • High-season surcharge.

ActiLingua Summer Programme for 12-17 years:

Duration: 2-6 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 1,834 2,656 2,310 3,370

Extras: • Transfer (from airport/station to accommodation) one way: EUR 37. To be paid directly in Vienna: • Public transport: EUR 14 per week (oblig.). • Culture Special: Guided tours, entrances to famous Vienna sights: EUR 24/week. • 1 full-day excursion: e.g. Salzburg/Wachau: EUR 68. • 1 half-day excursion: e.g. Laxenburg/Burg Kreuzenstein EUR 39. • ÖSD-Exam: Zertifikat Deutsch: EUR 86. Exam Preparation (6 lessons): EUR 69. ÖSD- Certificate course: July 9 (exam: July 12/13), July 23 (exam: July 26/27) • Concert or Musical: EUR 42. • Travel Insurance Package: EUR 15/week. • Cancellation Insurance: 4% of the total amount. • Key deposit (refundable): EUR 100. • Pocket money: min. EUR 60 per week.

Summer School Vienna Centre (12-17 years) Summer course 1: 20 lessons Tuition + Residence Summer school Standard rooms/fullboard Tuition + Residence Summer school Superior rooms/fullboard

2 weeks 1,322 1,466

3 weeks 1,882 2,098

Duration: 2-5 weeks 5 weeks 3,002 3,362

Summer course 2: 30 lessons Tuition + Residence Summer school Standard rooms/fullboard Tuition + Residence Summer school Superior rooms/fullboard

2 weeks 1,484 1,628

3 weeks 2,125 2,341

5 weeks 3,407 3,767

Starting dates 2012: Summer course 1+2: 12–17 years: July 1, July 15, July 22 2 weeks: July 1–July 14 July 15–July 28 July 22–August 4 3 weeks: July 1–July 21 July 15–August 4 5 weeks: July 1–August 4 Total beginners only July 1 and July 22. Arrival: Sunday. Departure: Saturday. ÖSD- Certificate course: July 9 (exam: July 12/13); July 23 (exam: July 26/27)

Price includes: • 20 or 30 German lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes). • ActiLingua certificate. • Accommodation in Summer School residence: Standard rooms: 4-6 bedded rooms (communal shower). Superior rooms: 3-4 bedded rooms with shower. • Bedlinen is provided, please bring towels. • Full board: Three meals per day. • Full supervision. • Activity and sports programme: e.g. Sports: Badminton, beach-volleyball, football, basketball, swimming, aerobics. Cultural and social activities: Local visits, theatre workshop, Vienna waltzing lessons, culture-quizzes. • Evening activities: e.g. discos, Vienna by night, barbecue-party, videos.

Prices in Euro (EUR), shared=twin-bed room, single=single room.

Extras: • Transfer on arrival and departure: Airport: EUR 72 Railway station: EUR 52. Escort service on departure Airport: EUR 55. To be paid directly in Vienna: • Public Transport: EUR 14/week (oblig. for 15+ years). • Culture Special: Guided tours, entrances to famous Vienna sights: EUR 24/week. • 1 full-day excursion: e.g. Salzburg/Wachau: EUR 68. • 1 half-day excursion: e.g. Seegrotte/Burg Kreuzenstein EUR 39. • Tennis: 6/8/10 lessons (EUR 63/84/105) • Concert or Musical: EUR 42. • Insurance: EUR 15/week. • ÖSD-Exam: Zertifikat Deutsch: EUR 86. Exam Preparation (6 lessons): EUR 69. • Deposit (refundable): EUR 40. • Visa support fee for invitation letter (Russia, Ukraine, China): EUR 100,-. • Express letter (DHL): EUR 60,-.


Registration form ActiLingua Academy 16+ years ActiLingua Holiday Course & Summer School

Personal Information: Name: _________________________________ Firstname: ________________________________________________ Mother tongue: _____________________________________ Date of Birth: __________________________________ Street: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Postcode: ___________________ Town: ________________________________________________________________ Country: _____________________________________________________________

o male

o female

Tel. private: ________________________________________ Tel. 2/fax: _____________________________________ Occupation: ________________________________________ e-Mail: ________________________________________ I learned about ActiLingua from: ______________________________________________________________________ Course Information: Do you class yourself as an:

o Absolute beginner o Basic level

o Beginner with some basic knowledge

o Intermediate level

I wish to enrol for the following course:

o Standard course

o Super-intensive course

o Standard Course Longterm

o Holiday Course 1

o Holiday Course 2

o Advanced level o Intensive course o Intensive Course Longterm

o Special course: ________________________________

o Summer School: Summer course 1

o Summer School: Summer course 2

Starting date: _____________________ Duration: ________ weeks Accommodation:

I should like ActiLingua to reserve the following type of accommodation:

ActiLingua Residence (adults 16+ years): o Family o Breakfast

o Standard shared

o Standard single

o Student apartment

o Student House (July-August)

o shared

o single

o Halfboard

Smoker:

Residence Summer school (12-17 years):

o Yes

o Superior Apartment

o No

o Standard

o Superior

o Diet/Allergy? Which? ______________________________________ o Special requests: _________________________________________________________________________________ Transfer on arrival:

o Yes o No

Arrival at: _____________________________________

Day of arrival: ________________ Arrival time: _________________ Flight/train no: _____________________ Transfer on departure:

o Yes o No

Day of departure: _____________ Departure time: ______________ Flight/train no: _____________________ Insurance: Cancellation Insurance:

o Yes o No

Travel Insurance Package:

o Yes o No

Duration: ______________ weeks

I hereby state my acceptance of the terms (see page 15 of brochure „Learn German - Experience Vienna). I enclose a copy of confirmation of payment of the deposit. Account number: 5.212.808, Raiffeisenbank Wien (bank code 32000), IBAN: AT 30 32000 00005212808, Swift: RLNWATWW

Agency (not to be filled in by the client)

Date and signature (for minors a parent or guardian)

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