German 'plus' 50+ programme is located in the small, idyllic
German town of Ellwangen. With just a population of 25,000,
it is a very tranquil town nestled within a romantic and scenic
landscape setting surrounded by countless lakes. The buildings
of Ellwangen are unique and represent the various historical
styles acting as a testimony to the town's 1,200 years of
history. Slim, winding alleys guide you through the picturesque
parts of the old city center. You can wonder past beautiful
plazas, small shops and many street cafes. The elegant town
of Ellwangen beckons all that visit visitors to explore further,
discover and taste German culture and history.
Our German 'plus' 50+ programme is a two-week course of 25
lessons per week specifically catering for individuals aged
50 and over to learn the German language and experiencing
the culture. The third week exclusively consists of cultural
excursions to various areas of interest. German classes take
place in small groups of 5 to 10 students in the morning.
These class sizes are ideal for learning the language in a
social content where everyone will have the chance to contribute.
Afternoons and weekends are filled with excursions and visits
to noteworthy cultural sites and other places of interest.
These excursions are the perfect way to acquired knowledge
of the German culture and to practice your new language schools
in a practical, realistic and safe setting amongst your teachers
Accommodation is included as part of the package. The whole
programme is housed at the Schoenenberg Conference Center,
which is a comfortable and well-maintained building with modern
appointments providing the perfect setting for language instruction
for our target group. The Center is situated in a relaxing
spot on a hill with fantastic views of the city. If you like,
the city can easily be reached on foot. You have the option
of choosing a room with either one or two beds. Each room
has all the amenities including a private shower and toilet
This programme really is a treat for those who wish to learn
the German language and have an insight into the rich cultural
heritage. Every day is a perfect mix of language, culture,
culinary delights and activities.
Start Dates for this programme are:
August 15 - August 21, 2010 (1 week)