I am Senior Lecturer in German and have directed the University's Open Language Programme, Polylang, for many years.
Prior to joining the University of Westminster as a full-time member in 2001, I worked as a lecturer in German for various universities and colleges in London.
I am the author of several German language courses and grammar books, among them the best-selling Willkommen series.
I am able to speak to media queries on British-German relations and foreign language learning in the UK.
The main areas of my reseach are:
My methodological approach for the language courses I have written is based upon research into modern communicative language teaching and a considerable numbers of years' experience as a practitioner. For publication details, see under Recent publications.