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German Language as the basis of intercultural communication

21WORDS puts together a range of teaching programmes for language and communication training in one-to-one classes or small groups.

Intercultural
Communication

21words is an accomplished communication services organisation – with emphasis on language and intercultural integration training. Located in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia. We offer premium, customised and tailored private training to suit the needs and requirements of clients.

Business, Legal and Medical German for Professionals

Furthermore 21words is specialised in all areas of business, legal & medical German language training. With solid and combined experience in professional German language coaching; we have collaborated and worked with clients and business worldwide. Our teaching personnel possess extensive knowledge and capability in intercultural and language training. Our services extend to all professional business areas and cross-border entities.

Hand-picked Staff

Founder and Teacher

Michael Rübenach

Michael Rübenach is the founder of the company and he teaches German. He studied Media and Communication at Duesseldorf University, and has worked for over 15 years with Goethe Institute teaching German.

His clientele when working with Goethe was mainly professionals from various fields and countries who wished to immerse into the language. During that time, he developed his unique approach in teaching German as means of communication, which distinguished him from others.

Michael’s solid expertise and work ethic ensure excellent quality of language learning.

Secretary

Ann-Katrin Steffen

Ann-Katrin Steffen studied Logopedie and is currently handling the administration of the company. She wishes to expand her horizons and start working with training as well.

Shareholder

Dr. Rolf Loschek

Dr. Rolf Loschek is a shareholder and is enthusiastic about learning and teaching.

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