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Instructors have provided the following information to generally describe what to expect in their classes.


Teaching Style

Class time focused on speaking and listening, reading and writing, communicative activities, and grammar points. Target language used as much as possible (50%-90% of class, depending on level and particular unit.)


Homework, Participation and Attendance

  • Attendance and class participation - 20%
  • Homework - 10 %
  • Chapter quizzes - 30%
  • Midterm and final exams (written and spoken) - 40%


Lowest quiz grade dropped, make up tests allowed only if extenuating circumstances.

Background and Other Interests

 I was an exchange student in Germany on three occasions. Studied two years at German universities. Lived and worked in Germany.

Please contact me with any questions.