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Frau Grit Brendecke

Senior Grit BrendeckeTeaching Fellow

First Year Language coordinator and Exams Secretary
German SSLC Coordinator, Widening Participation Officer, Alumni relations, YA Co-ordinator for Incoming Erasmus students

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 73158

H2.11, Humanities Building
Humanities Building, University Road
University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


I studied English, German and Journalism at Leipzig University including a year abroad spent studying at Manchester Metropolitan University. After the completion of my M.A. dissertation which was entitled The fictitious portrayal of Victorian Reality in representative novels by George Gissing I became a Teaching Assistant at the School of Modern Languages at Southampton University.

I have been a Teaching Fellow at the German Department since 2002. I completed my Warwick Teaching Certificate (CertEd HE) in 2007. In the academic year 2018/19 I was promoted to Senior Teaching Fellow.


First year:

GE101/102 Grammar, Translation, Conversation and Comprehension

GE103 Beginners German


GE108 The Changing Face of Germany, lectures on History and Culture of the GDR, Women in the GDR, The Media of the GDR

Second year:

GE201 Essay writing, Conversation and Comprehension

GE203 Post Beginners German

Final Year:

GE401 Essay writing, Conversation and Comprehension

Administrative roles

  • First Year Language Coordinator
  • First Year Exams Secretary
  • Personal Tutor
  • Alumni Relations
  • Widening Participation Officer
  • German SSLC Coordinator
  • YA Co-ordinator for Incoming Erasmus students

Office hours

Thursdays 10-11pm