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Andrea Klaus MA CertEd HE FHEA

Andrea KlausAssociate Professor in German Studies

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 24480
Email: A dot G dot Klaus at warwick dot ac dot uk

FAB 4.56, Faculty of Arts Building, University Road
University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

About

Andrea Klaus is Associate Professor (Teaching) in German Studies. She received her MA in English and German Language and Literature from the University of Heidelberg (Germany). Prior to her appointment at Warwick, she taught German at the University of Sunderland, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service. She is external examiner at the University of Aston and acted previously as external examiner at the University of Cambridge and the University of Sunderland. In 2017 she was awarded a Teaching Excellence Certificate from WBS (Warwick Business School) for outstanding contribution to the undergraduate programmes. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research interests

Her main areas of interest are language teaching and learning in Higher Education as well as translation studies (theory and practice).

Her major translations include academic essays and books (e.g. Teaching Content through a Foreign Language: Teaching Methods in the Bilingual Classroom, Streeter, J. (ed), 2000). She has also worked as translator in various other areas, for example as German translator for the Canadian Ukrainian Opera Association.

She also has a particular interest in gender studies (feminism and women in the workplace).

Teaching and supervision

Undergraduate modules

  • GE201: German Essay Writing
  • GE401: German Essay Writing and Conversation classes
  • GE339: Exploring Zeitgeist: Politics, Culture and Society in Germany today
  • LN400: Final Year Dissertation

    Administrative roles

    • Exam Secretary (German Studies)
    • Year Abroad Coordinator for work placements (German Studies)
    • Course Director for German and Business Studies
    • Undergraduate Studies/ Teaching & Learning
    • Year 4 Language Coordinator (German Studies)
    • Faculty Education Committee member
    • SMLC Education Committee member
    • EDI and Wellbeing Champion
    • Admission support (Open Days)
    • Personal Tutor

    Selected publications

    Qualifications

    • MA in German and English Language and Literature (Heidelberg)
    • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (Sunderland)
    • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Advice and Feedback Times

    2022-23:

    Mondays 1 - 2pm in my office.

    Please send me an email to see me either face-to-face or on MS Teams at another mutually convenient time.

    Teaching 2022-23

    Undergraduate modules:

    GE201: German Essay Writing

    GE401: German Essay Writing and Conversation classes
    GE339: Exploring Zeitgeist: Politics, Culture and Society in Germany today

    LN400: Final Year Dissertation