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Isabella Seeger, Lecturer


Isabella Seeger holds a Master's degree in TEFL/TESL with Distinction from the University of Birmingham, UK. Before her arrival in Münster, Iz taught in the BA/MEd programmes of Bielefeld University for four years, giving a wide range of seminars on Methodology and supervising students in their Praxissemester. During that period she also taught ESAP to police trainees and other students at Universities of Applied Sciences. Prior to teaching in HE, she taught English and French at a secondary school and EFL/Business English in adult education in Lower Saxony for many years. Apart from teaching, Iz also holds a diploma as a State-recognised Interpreter and Translator of Business English (IHK) and translated English and French in court, for the police, lawyers and clients in various industries.


Research interests

Authentic materials, teaching with film, Learner Autonomy, cultural diversity


Academic memberships

  • MATSDA (Materials Development Association) 
  • FLAME Research Group (Film, Languages and Media in Education) / Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • FILTA (Film in Language Teaching Association) 
  • University of Birmingham (Alumna)


Contact

Englisches Seminar
Johannisstraße 12-20
D - 48143 Münster

Room: 225, Postbox 55 
Phone: +49 (0)251-83-25627
Fax: +49 (0)251-83-25637
Email: i.seeger[at]uni-muenster.de

Office hours

Publications

Seeger, I. (in preparation). 'I'll miss you, Miss'—Authentic Classroom Interaction through Film. In B. Tomlinson (Ed.), Authenticity and L2 Materials Development. N.N.

Seeger, I. (forthcoming). Addressing 'Super-diversity' in the Language Classroom through Multilingual film and peer-generated YouTube content. In I. Vanderschelde and C. Herrero (eds.), Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom: Reflections on Research-led Teaching (working title). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Seeger, I. (2016). Migration in the Curriculum and Classroom Diversity. In M. Hartner and M. Schulte (eds.), Migration in Context: Literature, Culture and Language. Bielefeld: Aisthesis: 101-122.

Conference presentations

Seeger, I. (2016). 'I'll miss you, Miss'—Authentic Classroom Interaction through Film. MATSDA: Authenticity and L2 Materials Development, 18-19 June 2016. Liverpool: University of Liverpool

Seeger, I. (2015). 'Super-diversity': Multilinguale Filme im Fremdsprachenunterricht der Sekundarstufe I zur Reflektion der Lebenswelten der Schüler im Sinne der 'four domains' des GER. PH Freiburg: Neue Wege der Filmbildung 2015 - Film in der Schule und Hochschule, 8-10 October 2015. Freiburg: Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg

Seeger, I. (2015). Using Authentic Film and YouTube Content in the Language Classroom. European Broadcasting Union: Science and Knowledge EBU Meeting, 14-15 September 2015. Berlin: Eurovision/EBU

Seeger, I. (2015). Addressing 'Super-diversity' in the Language Classroom through Multilingual Film and Peer-generated YouTube Content. FLAME Research Centre: Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom: Reflections on Research-led Teaching, 25-26 June 2015. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University

Seeger, I. (2014). Film as Quasi-authentic Linguistic and Cultural Input – Challenges and Chances in the Secondary Language Classroom. FLAME Research Centre: Teaching Through Film: Case Studies and Strategies for Effective Language Learning. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University