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German for the Professional Setting in the Basic Language Classroom

Learning German for the professional setting helps students begin to prepare for college applications, job searches, and their future careers. Teachers train students not only in the German language, but also in social and cultural practices needed for professional communication. This webinar explores how to make the topic exciting and relevant to students on all levels with particular suggestions for course units and activities. Click to buy this Webinar.

Amanda Sheffer is a Clinical Assistant Professor of German at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC where she teaches German on all levels, including Business German. She holds a Ph.D. in German from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As an undergraduate, she double-majored in Finance and German for Commercial Studies. She currently serves on the board of the AATG Maryland-DC Metro chapter. Return to top

The Case for Teaching with Business Cases

Whether you teach business German or not, business cases offer you an engaging teaching method at the intermediate and advanced levels. As short stories grounded in real-life situations, cases set up scenarios in which students - either on their own or in teams - must make a critical decision and act on it. This webinar will introduce you to cases, providing examples along with sample activities and assessment tools. Click to buy this Webinar.

Margaret Gonglewski and Anna Helm are co-coordinators of Business Language programs at the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Margaret is Associate Professor of German in GW’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences where she directs the German language program and has taught Business German for over 10 years. Anna is Assistant Teaching Professor of International Business in the School of Business at GW. She teaches a wide range of courses on international business, including international marketing management and green business courses. Return to top

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