Research Profile

Christine Bremer


Degrees / Certificates:
1986: Erstes Staatsexamen fuer das Lehramt an Gymnasien, Universitaet Hamburg, Germany
          Subjects: German and English Language and Literature, Pedagogy
1988: Zweites Staatsexamen fuer das Lehramt an Gymnasien, Studienseminar Hamburg, Germany
1992: Counselling Certificate, Royal Society of Arts
2010: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University College Cork


Professional Activities


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
School Executive Management Committee /
Departmental Graduate Studies Committee /


 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork, Department of German College Language Teacher01-SEP-94 /
University of Bristol, German Department DAAD-Lektorin: Teacher of German as a Foreign Language01-SEP-89 / 31-JUL-94
Logos Sprachinstitut Hamburg Teacher of German as a Foreign Language01-AUG-88 / 01-AUG-89


German FluentFluentFluent
Latin BasicBasicNone
English FluentFluentFluent
Lower German FluentBasicFunctional

Other Activities


Module co-ordination:

- all Second and Final Year language modules
- Final Year BCL Law and German language module
- Beginners language module
- Languages-for-All modules 

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Teaching interests:

- foreign language acquisition
- language teaching methodology 
- alternative methods in language teaching
- development of writing skills 
- development of teaching materials 
- translation
- cultural studies
- teaching Landeskunde 
- teaching German legal language 
- teaching German for nursing purposes 

Modules taught:

- language modules from First to Final Year, CEFR A1 - C1
- GE3108: Teaching German as a Foreign Language
- GE2902: Social and Political Culture since 1945
- GE6010: Introduction to German Studies
- GE2901 / GE3901: Legal Language

Development of new modules:

- Applied Health Related German Language   

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2014German Language (Improver [01] Level) GE0002German Language (Improver [01] Level)
2014Integrated Language Course GE2101Integrated Language Course
2014German Language (Intermediate) [05] Level GE0106German Language (Intermediate) [05] Level
2014German Language (Intermediate Level B1) GE0006German Language (Intermediate Level B1)
2014German Language (Beginner [00] Level) GE0001German Language (Beginner [00] Level)
2014Integrated Written and Oral Language Course for Beginners GE1103Integrated Written and Oral Language Course for Beginners
2014Advanced Integrated Language Course GE3901Advanced Integrated Language Course
2014German Language (Beginner [00] Level) GE0101German Language (Beginner [00] Level)
2014Advanced Integrated Language Course GE3101Advanced Integrated Language Course

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School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

An Scoil Eolaíochtaí Bitheolaíocha, Domhaneolaíocha agus Comhshaoil

University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K