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 Life, Outcomes, Keynote, 21st Century Communication and 21st Century Reading, please contact:


Cornelsen Verlag GmbH
D-14328 Berlin
Tel.: 0800 12 120 20 (kostenlos aus dem dt. Festnetz)
+49 30 897 85-640 (Mobilfunknetz/Ausland)
Fax: +49 30 897 85-578


Veritas Verlags- und Handelsges.m.b.H.&Co.OG
Hafenstraße 2a
A-4020 Linz
Tel.: +43 732 77 64 51-22 80
Fax: +43 732 77 64 51-22 39

For all other titles:


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!

English Day
Cornelsen Informationszentrum Hannover
Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 7, 3. OG,
30159 Hannover
Saturday 5th May
14.45 – 16.15

National Geographic Learning: bringing Life to the classroom and the classroom to life. Learn more about this event here

Visual Literacy in the 21st Century
Hamburg English Language Teacher Association (HELTA)
Berufliche Schule für Medien und Kommunikation,
Eulenkamp 46,
22049 Hamburg
Thursday 17th May
17:00 – 19:00

Learn more about this event here

Developing Learners’ 21st Century Skills with Authentic Content
9th Austria UAS English Instructors Conference, Vienna
FH Technikum Wien,
Höchstädtplatz 6
1200 Wien
Saturday 26th May

Learn more about this event here

Visual literacy in the 21st century English language classroom (Presentation)
and Global goals and TED talks in ELT (Workshop)

Haus Villigst
Iserlohner Str. 25
58239 Schwerte
Wednesday 30th May – Saturday 2nd June

Part of the national conference “Teaching English at Comprehensive Schools: Digital Literacies in the Creative English Language Classroom”

National Geographic Learning: Using authentic materials in ELT teaching
VHS Esslingen
Mettinger Str. 125,
73728 Esslingen am Neckar
Friday 22nd June
15:00 – 17:00

Paul Dummett speaking at

Berufliche Schule für Medien und Kommunikation,
Eulenkamp 46,
22049 Hamburg
Saturday 1st September

Learn more about this event here.

Book exhibition at:
BUTA Conference 18 for university English lecturers

Schloss Schweinsburg
Hauptstraße 147 – 149
08459 Neukirchen/ Pleiße bei Zwickau
Tuesday 4th September
09:00 – 17:00

Book exhibition and pop up presentations at:
CEBS Conference

Tuesday 23rd – Thursday 25th October
Learn more about this conference here.
Sprachenforum International
October 23-25, 2018
Kongresszentrum in Bad Hofgastein, Salzburg
Learn more about this event here.
Using Inspiring Images in the 21st Century Language Classroom
VHS Hamburg
Schanzenstraße 75-77
20357 Hamburg
Friday 24th November
14:00 – 17:30

21st Century Skills and their place in English Language Teaching
English Language Teacher Association Stuttgart (ELTAS)
Stadtbibliothek Stuttgart
Mailaender Platz 1
70173 Stuttgart
January 2019


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Learn English with TED Talks

National Geographic Learning is excited to introduce you to Learn English with TED Talks!

Learn English with TED Talks is a supplemental resource for English language programs, featuring a video-based language learning app that helps learners understand and discuss powerful ideas from TED Talks in the classroom.

With easy-to-use classroom resources such as a Classroom Presentation Tool, Lesson Plans and Correlations, Learn English with TED Talks supports any English language curriculum, makes the ideal tool for flipping your classroom and helps you inspire learners to find their own voice in English

What does it include?

For Students

• 40 TED Talks on the app

• A Before, While, and After You Watch format with on-level activities

• Point-of-use support to help understand new language from the TED Talks

For Teachers

• Classroom presentation tool - original classroom activities, video, and answer keys

• Lesson plans - original classroom activities, video, and answer keys

• Correlations - to find the right TED Talk to support your existing curriculum

Want to know more about how it could work in your classroom?


Still have outstanding questions? See our FAQ below:

• What is Learn English with TED Talks?

Learn English with TED Talks is a supplemental resource for English language programs, featuring a video-based language learning app.
Each TED Talk is accompanied by correlations to common themes covered in English learning classrooms, comprehension support and language practice for new vocabulary, grammar, and speaking strategies.

• How many TED Talks are featured on the App?

There are currently 40 talks that students can access.

• What support is there for teachers?

There is a classroom presentation tool, lesson plans and correlations to help Learn English with TED Talks fit your curriculum.

• Can I access it offline?

Yes, every lesson can be downloaded.

• How do I get access?

Teachers can request a demo at,