Teacher training: Alpha Compact


Course ID: 88888-10

What awaits you:
9 Lessons á 60 Minutes
In total 3 Days
Participants: Min. 6 Max. 14

CHF 555.00

Course description:

You have teaching experience in German as a foreign or second language at a beginner level or In the area of integration and would like to further educate yourself in the area of literacy?
In this course you will learn the basics of literacy didactics as well as textbooks and materials for teaching students learning first and second writing.

Learning objective

The teachers

  • acquire the methodological and didactic knowledge in teaching non-literate people and those learning to read a second language
  • can classify, advise and assess participants
  • get to know teaching materials
  • can promote learner autonomy while taking socio-cultural and biographical aspects into account

Course content:

  • Introduction to the topic of literacy
  • Analysis of the target group(s)
  • Didactic principles in literacy lessons
  • Variety of methods
  • Introduction to the textbook “Steps plus Alpha New”
  • Job-related German in the literacy course

Course suitable for:

Persons wishing to teach or already teaching literacy courses for adults.


The module will only be run if sufficient participants have registered. Subject to alterations.

The course dates may be changed by the educational institution centre for an important reason.

Start dates and details

Any questions?