Career as a Foreign Language Lecturer | Teacher – German

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Industry: Literature Career: Foreign Language Lecturer | Teacher

Specialization

German

OVERVIEW

German is a language spoken in Germany and mainly central europe. These countries include; Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein.

The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English.

German language teacher teaches Arabic language while using a language the students already understand as a point of reference. For instance, the teacher would be teaching German to English speaking students by using English as a point of reference to translate from the German Language.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Teach skills and knowledge in German language instruction to students utilizing core curriculum and other appropriate learning activities approved by the Board of Education
Develop lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the German language curriculum
Prepare and deliver lessons
Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
Devise, write and produce new materials, including audio and visual resources
Prepare and set tests, examination papers and exercises
Mark and provide appropriate feedback on oral and written work
Develops pupil understanding and appreciation of German culture of the people of Germany
Attend and contribute to training sessions
Participate in marketing events for the language school
Undertake administrative tasks, such as keeping student registers and attendance records.
Select and requisition books, instructional aids and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records
Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
Any other duties assigned

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

A Bachelor’s Degree or Recognized Certification German Language or

Linguistics or a related field.

TRAINING | COACHING | STUDY REQUIREMENTS

Materials needed to study German include;

German Dictionary

German Instructional Book

German to English (or other) translation book

German Tutorial videos to help in pronounciation and helping reference context of where words are used

Native Fluency or fluency in language of reference.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

Good Memory
Good Research skills
Great Communicator
Patient
Good listener
Good problem solving skills
Good at motivating students
Ability to meet deadlines
Good Command of Language both oral and written
Ability to handle students with different learning levels

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

A good command of German Language can lead to the following opportunities.
Interpreter | Translator

Transcriber

Tour Guide