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Sophie Payne

  • IWLP German Language Lead
  • Course tutor for LA1PG1 and LA1PG2
 

Office

Miller 101

Building location

Miller building

Areas of interest

German language and culture, linguistics and feminism.

Teaching

I have taught German language with the IWLP since 2018 and teach mainly on the lower levels (A1-A2).

In the past I taught on DLC degree-side modules on the West German post-war history, the history of German post-war migration, German lexicology and German textual linguistics. I have also previously taught on the module Discourse Analysis for the Applied Linguistics Department.

Background

I was born in Reading and grew up nearby. After a gap year teaching English, I returned to Reading to study BA German and Italian, followed by an M(Res) and a PhD in German Studies. 

Publications