Dr. Katrin Thomson

Junior Lecturer
English Didactics
Phone: +49 821 598 - 5751
Room: 4040 (D)
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Office Hours

Please contact me via e-mail.

Responsibilities at the Chair

  • TEFL module coordinator
  • BA / MA module coordinator
  • TEFL exams
    - Bachelor’s theses
    - Master’s theses (co-examiner)
    - Zulassungsarbeit in TEFL (final thesis in TEFL, First State Exam)
    - written State Exam TEFL (LA Gym, RS, MS)
  • Conference organization
    - Head organizer and coordinator of the Tag der Englischdidaktik (the Chair’s annual TEFL symposium)  -Head organizer and coordinator of the UniA and AKED research seminar series for pre- and post-docs
  • Coordination of the UniA and AKED research colloquia
  • TEFL course development and conceptualization

Areas of Interest

  • classroom discourse, teacher talk and Classroom Discourse Competence (CDC)
  • pre-service teacher education and professionalization in TEFL (first and second phase)

  • methodology to English Language Teaching in the context of CLT, with a particular focus on:

- Teaching Literature and Culture

- Teaching Media (esp. film literacy, visual literacy, audio-visual literacy)

- Student-activation

- Cooperative Learning

- Task-orientation, task design and materials development


  • reflective practice in TEFL teacher education
  • gender and literature, gender and TEFL