Dr. Philipp Siepmann
Philipp Siepmann studied English and Geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum. After graduating in 2010 and obtaining the degree of a Master of Education/Erstes Staatsexamen, he began working on his doctoral dissertation titled Inter- und transkulturelles Lernen im Englischunterricht der Sekundarstufe II: Das Modell der Transnational American Studies, linking current trends in TEFL and American Studies. During this time, he was a tutor in the Horizonte program of the Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung. In 2015, he finished practical teacher training in Duisburg, obtaining the second state exam and has since been working as a full-time teacher for English and Geography (bilingual) at Maria-Wächtler-Gymnasium, Essen, where he was involved in organizing the student exchange with two dutch schools and the European schools program.
His research interests include teaching literature and culture (with a focus on American literatures and cultures), CLIL, competence-oriented teaching and learning, genre didactics, and oral exams. His research is dedicated to an ongoing dialogue between the theory and practice of teaching EFL.
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