Elisabeth joined the School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston University as Austrian Lektorin (under the auspices of the ÖAD - Austrian Academic Exchange Service) from September 2007 to August 2011. She worked as a sessional German tutor from October 2011 to May 2012 before focussing on her PhD investigating content and language integrated learning (CLIL) in UK Higher Education. She re-joined the German group in September 2013 in her current position as Teaching Associate, where her responsibilities include undergraduate language teaching, coordinating the German university-wide language programme (UWLP) modules, the German Internship Programme and the Austrian Language Diploma (ÖSD), as well as outreach activities.
“Integrating content and modern foreign language learning in British higher education: The example of German”, paper presented at English Language Research Seminar series, Aston University, 20 February, 2013
"CLIL in UK Higher Education: A case study in German", paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Bilingual Teaching in Educational Institutions, the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, Spain, 20-22 October, 2011
2010-11: Linked Up project “Taking Steps Towards CLIL”, expert mentor for a German teacher introducing CLIL in her secondary school
2009-10: LSS Teaching Fellow Film Project: “Images as cultural gateway: Visual media in foreign language teaching”, with Dr Claudia Gremler