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Veronika Wolff, StRin: Teaching English Literature at School: "How to Plan a Successful Lesson" - January 13, 2014


1. Veronika Wolff, StRin
Veronika Wolff studied English and German Studies at the University of Augsburg to become a teacher for grammar schools, and also spent a year at Queen Mary, University of London. During her studies, she received a scholarship from the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes". After her first state exam (2009) she completed her traineeship at the Wilhelmsgymnasium in Munich. Starting in the school year of 2011/2012, she is a teacher for English and German at the Paul-Klee-Gymnasium in Gersthofen. As a teacher, Veronika Wolff puts emphasis on introducing pupils to literature.

2. Abstract of the Lecture
Mainly at the beginning of ther career, during their traineeship, English language teachers are required to plan their lessons down to the minute - of course in such a way that the maximum of a topic can be achieved. This lecture aims at showing whether and how such "perfect lessons" are possible - in the area of literary lessons, where there are infinite and unimaginable possibilities. Furthermore, gerneral advice for planning is given, which can be especially (but not only) helpful for the future preparation of teacher examination lessons.

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