Claudette Williams

Teaching style
Equal emphasis on communication and grammar, many paired activities and interviews, 50% of the class time is spent using the target language, culture integrated throughout the course.

Homework, participation and attendance
Five points are given daily for participation; homework is 10% of the grade and consists of an online workbook, students missing two days or less are exempt from the final test.

Tests and quizzes
A test is given after each of the five chapters covered and counts for 20% of the grade, vocabulary and/or short grammar quizzes are given weekly, students must contact the instructor in advance if they will be absent on a test day.

Background and other interests
Heritage speaker, travel and home stays in all the German-speaking countries, studied at Goethe Institute in Berlin.