German for students
Description: The annual German Summer School is an intensive German course which provides opportunities for spiritual growth, challenging work and fun. Its primary objectives are to enable students to immerse themselves in a German speaking community to become fluent German speakers. The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), based in Lviv in one of the best humanitarian universities in Ukraine. University gives secular education following best western standards with some religious elements. University authorities pay a big attention to international cooperation and intercultural learning.
Type of Work: Teaching German. Special Orientation program (17.07.20) will be provided in Lviv, the teachers will be lodged at UCU Residential College. During the orientation program the teachers get to know each other, there’s team-building and basic instruction in the methods of teaching. The Academic Program is centered on three daily classes, two before lunch and one after. Besides regular classes we also have evening tutoring and evening activities. So, this is not just teaching, but also creating a German-speaking environment and a community of people who enjoy studying and spending time together. Detailed schedule can be send upon request.
Study Theme: As well as teaching German and develop new teaching, group management and philosophy skills, and due to the fact that Lviv region abounds with cultural places, the volunteer will have the opportunity to discover number of interesting places: castles, monasteries, churches. Lviv is a beautiful city of authentic architecture, which is non-formal capital of Western Ukraine. There will be an opportunity to visit many museums and other interesting places in Lviv. During the orientation program in Lviv, the volunteer teachers will have a guided tour of the central part of Lviv and of a museum.
Accommodation: During an orientation meeting volunteers will be accommodated in UCU Residential College. Food will be provided. Summer school will be organized in village Briuchovychi near Lviv. The volunteers can arrive 3 days before the beginning of the project and leave 3 days afterwards. Since all of the program participants live in one building, the interaction between the teachers and students is quite intensive. Volunteers will be accommodated in rooms (2 persons per room). Three meals per day will be provided.
Language: Due to the fact that this project is aimed on improving the german skills of the students, this project is for native German-speakers or peoples with fluent German only.
Requirements: A motivation letter is required for registration. Alcohol is strictly forbidden on the project site. The religious component is an integral part of the whole program. For some volunteers, this may be the first time following a regular, daily prayer schedule and/or the first time experiencing the Byzantine Divine Liturgy, in the rich and deep ukrainian religious patrimony.
Approximate Location: Lviv region has a lot of places of interests that is why you will not feel lack of historical places to visit: castles, monasteries, churches. Lviv itself is a beautiful city of authentic architecture, which is non-formal capital of Western Ukraine. There will an opportunity to visit many museums and other interesting places in Lviv. During the orientation program in Lviv, the volunteer teachers will have a guided tour of the central part of Lviv and a visit to a museum. During the school, on the second Sunday of the program, the teachers will be taken on a tour to castles of Lviv region.