Cornelia Kaufmann
MPhil / PhD Candidate

Education

School of Advanced Study – University of London, London, United Kingdom.

Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR)

Part-time and by distance learning

 

 

PhD Research: Eco-criticism and migration in Francophone and Anglophone indigenous Pacific Island writing.

 

 

PhD Supervisors: Dr Joseph Ford (SAS) & Dr Benjamin Hiramatsu Ireland (TCU)

Horizons University, Paris, France

Part-time and by distance learning
Dean’s List

 

 

M.A. Thesis: “How an author’s culture influences their work: A comparative study of cultural variations in Australian Literature” (Distinction)

 

 

M.A. Supervisor: Dr Gordana Dobrijevic

University of Central Lancashire, but taught at University of Cumbria, Carlisle, United Kingdom

Joint honours Journalism & Tourism Management

 

B.A. Thesis: “In what ways do travel magazines define their readership and how does their style and content reflect this? An analysis of the travel market”

 

 

Final Project: Shoestring Travel Magazine

 

 

B.A. Thesis Supervisor: Dr John Luffrum

Gymnasium Schwertstraße Solingen, Solingen, Germany

German university entrance qualification from a Grammar School

 

Advanced exams/Leistungskurse: English & German

Intermediate exams/Grundkurse: Biology & bilingual Geography

 

Certificate of Additional Language Qualifications awarded for bilingual Anglo-German Studies in Geography, History & Politics/Social Studies, 1997-2006

 

Waitākere College, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Years 12 & 13 / 6th & 7th Form

 

NCEA Level 3 Achieved with Merit: Geography, Photography, Drama, English & Classical Studies, Biology

Cultural Diversity Ambassador

Employment History

Berufsförderungswerk Köln, Diakonie Michaelshoven e.V., Cologne, Germany.

 

Teaching the Technical English for Professional Purposes component of the following apprenticeships in the Technolgy & IT sectors:


Industrial Mechanics
Technical Product Designers
Architectural Draftsmen

IT Systems Engineers
Electricians

 

My courses range from A1 Beginner courses to B1/B2 intermediate courses which prepare for IHK Exams. My student re-train for new professions due to medical reasons.

TalkStory, Solingen, Germany

 

 

I set up TalkStory as my freelance business, offering English and German lessons, as well as editing, proofreading and translation services.

 

I’m currently also teaching English as a Second Language for levels A1-C1 at The English Specialist in Solingen, Germany.

Advanx School of Languages, Solingen, Germany

 

 

Joint honours Journalism & Tourism Management

 

B.A. Thesis: “In what ways do travel magazines define their readership and how does their style and content reflect this? An analysis of the travel market”

 

B.A. Supervisor: Dr John Luffrum

Steuerbüro Marion Kaufmann, Solingen, Germany

German university entrance qualification from a Grammar School

 

Advanced exams/Leistungskurse: English & German

Intermediate exams/Grundkurse: Biology & bilingual Geography

 

Certificate of Additional Language Qualifications awarded for bilingual Anglo-German Studies in Geography, History & Politics/Social Studies, 1997-2006

 

Waitākere College, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Years 12 & 13 / 6th & 7th Form

 

NCEA Level 3 Achieved with Merit: Geography, Photography, Drama, English & Classical Studies, Biology

Cultural Diversity Ambassador