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How good does your German have to be?

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How good does your German have to be if you want to become a Ski Instructor?
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Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
I suppose it depends where you want to play your trade.
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
@NewSki, I guess you're asking about the Austrian ski qualifications? I think flangesax had some info on this: http://snowheads.com/ski-forum/viewtopic.php?p=3217874&highlight=ski+school#3217874
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depends if you wish to instruct somewhere where there is a German-speaking clientele, I guess.
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Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
NewSki wrote:
How good does your German have to be if you want to become a Ski Instructor?


about as good as your japanese
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no doubt to instruct in resorts that have lots of German (see the other thread started by @NewSki)
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 Then you can post your own questions or snow reports...
Then you can post your own questions or snow reports...
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Depends on how you go about becoming a ski instructor. Get to BASI 2, have it recognised by Tyrol as an Anwaerter (Bescheid) and you won't have to know any to work in Tyrol. Go via an Anwaerter course and you'll have to know enough to put a lesson together and a theory test, do a gap course and they babysit you though this bit.
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yes, for Austrian Resorts. Do British Instructors teach anyone other than Brits?
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Yes, but very much depends on the ski school and the instructor.
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Beuge die Knie
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What @Sitter, said!

@NewSki, my German isn't particularly efficient but I teach German speaking guests. I prefer kids though as they are a bit more understanding and a bit easier to talk to in the gondola!
Also English is used as the teaching language for guests from Belgium, Holland, Russia and many other areas.
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So if you're just off somewhere snowy come back and post a snow report of your own and we'll all love you very much
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@ALQ I can speak a bit of German too!


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