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Karin Herbst


Course Tutor for German

Base Section
Institution-Wide Language Programme (IWLP)

Active Projects
I currently participate in the IWLP Tandem Project, finding and matching up students who want to help each other with language practice.

My part of the project deals with German, Arabic and Russian.

After graduating from Munich University (MA in German and English Literature, and Teaching German as Foreign Language), I came to live in England, training as a teacher (PGCE) at Reading University.
I have worked as a language teacher since 1992 in schools, colleges and business environments.
I have been teaching for the University since 2002.

A Few Personal Comments
I enjoy the variety of cultural life our area offers such as music, films and theatre, but also like the outdoors, walking and cycling.

Modules taught
German Stages 1 to 3 ( I currently teach 1 and 2)

Conferences attended (in last year)
Exeter Conference on Language Assessment in Higher Education, June 2017

Goethe Institute Seminars for Teachers of German (Berlin 2016 and London 2017)