Dates and places of the introductory sessions

Summer Term 2020 (start: April 2020)

Thursdays: 10 -11 and 11 - 12 in SH 2/251
Fridays: 14.30-15.30 and 15.30-16.30 in SH 2/251

Please register via email Tandem-Office.

Appointments for the Tandem Language Learning Coaching

Available appointments

Please send your preferred date for a coaching session at least one week in advance via email to the Tandem-Office. You will then receive a confirmation of your appointment as well as further information. In case you don't have time at any of the available dates, it is also possible to make an individual appointment.

During the semester break please contact via email.

Tandem Support

If you want to learn in tandem, the following means of support are available for you:

  • weekly introductory sessions during the semester with information on the tandem concept in general and the organization of tandem language learning at the RUB
  • Tandem Language Learning Coaching to specify and further plan your learning objective Language Learning Counselling in the case of occasional problems or specific requests for your tandem
  • the tandem diary as a guideline to plan your tandem partnership
  • access to our data base with tandem materials.


Tandem Language Learning Coaching

Language Learning Coaching offers structured help to reflect upon your tandem language learning project. Together with your coach you will

  • discuss your motivation for choosing tandem,
  • specify your subject matter,
  • formulate a learning objective which is specific, emotionally important and thus attractive to you,
  • identify the resources that you can activate for your learning project and
  • evaluate your results at the of end of your tandem partnership.

By going through the coaching process and answering questions to reflect upon the same you will be enabled to plan and take on similar learning projects by yourself in the future.

The Coaching Sessions

Your first coaching session lasts about 60 minutes. Please schedule about 30 minutes for the final session. The coaching is obligatory if you want to receive credit points for your tandem partnership. All coaching sessions take place in room SH 2/220.