Germany and Austria

Welcome to the National Geographic Learning page for Germany and Austria! Here you'll find details of how you can contact the representative here, as well as details of local events and any downloads you might need to support your courses. We look forward to hearing from you or seeing you at an event soon!

Timothy Phillips
Timothy Phillips
ELT Sales Executive: Germany & Austria
Tel: +49 176 2313 5319

For information on pricing and purchasing, please contact your local distributor:


Helbling Languages
Helbing Verlag GmbH
Martinstr. 42-44
D-73728 Esslingen
Tel.: +49 711 758 701 0
Fax: +49 711 758 701 11


Helbling Languages
Helbling Verlagsges.mbH
Kapalnstrasse 9
6063 Rum bei Innsbruck
Tel.: +43 512 262 3330
Fax: +43 512 262 333 111


If you are interested in attending any of the events please contact the local organiser or mail Tim Phillips directly. We hope to see you there!

The Writing Symposium
6-7 April
University of Giessen

The conference discusses new and effective approaches to supporting L2 writing in Higher Education. We will be featuring our highly appropriate Great Writing series in the exhibition.

ELTABB Half-Day Workshop with Hugh Dellar
23rd June
GLS International House, Berlin

Hugh Dellar, author of the highly acclaimed Outcomes series, is running a half-day workshop arranged by ELTABB on implementing the Lexical Approach. Ideal for teachers who wish to learn more about the practical implementation of the lexical approach in their everyday teaching.

12th ELTAF Conference 2017
24th June
Frankfurt International School

We are keeping our highly acclaimed author of Outcomes, Hugh Dellar, busy this summer. Besides delivering the closing plenary on teacher-entrepreneurism, he will also be holding a workshop on the importance and dynamic of developing visual literacy as a 21st century communication skill.

English Day
Bayerischer Volkshochschulverband
1st July

At the VHS Augsburg will be exhibiting all our coursebooks which are proving to be popular in Volkshochschulen across Germany, including Outcomes – ideal for conversation courses, Keynote – for those wishing to develop their English skills around inspiring TED Talks, and Life – full of authentic National Geographic content for those wishing to learn English and the world around us.


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Local Downloads

2017 ELT Catalogue

For wordlists for Pass BEC and Success with BEC in German please register here:

Wordlists in English and German for all levels of Life can be found here: