Emma Hopper

Senior Lecturer
Department of Language and Linguistics
 Emma Hopper
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872191

  • Location

    3.302, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Monday, 11.00-12.00 Friday, 15.00-16.00



I currently supervise students who would like to gain some practical experience in teaching DAF (Deutsch als Fremdsprache). If you are interested in applying, please contact me directly to discuss your options and current opportunities.


  • MA in General Linguistics, German Literature and English Literature (University of Passau, Germany)

  • 1.Staatsexamen (Teaching Qualification, Freistaat Bayern) for Grammar Schools

  • DAF (Teaching German as a Foreign Language), Goethe Institute Munich

  • ESP (English for Specific Purposes), American Peace Corps, Györ, Hungary

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Contemporary and historical German perceptions of British culture

Drama and Role Play in Language Teaching

Language Teaching in Primary Schools using Language Games

Language Acquisition

The role of modal particles in spoken German

Current research

Einblicke in dramapädagogische Arbeitsweisen: kurze Texte zu dramatisieren und als Rollenspiel bzw. Mini-Theaterstück aufzuführen, etc.

Erfahrungen im Erkunden der eigenen Kultur und Muttersprache

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Language Expert 1 (LA041)

  • Concepts of Translation and Cultural Mediation (LA043)

  • Language Expert 2 (LA051)

  • Careers and Employability Skills for Languages and Linguistics (LA099)

  • German for Success 1 (LA217)

  • Advanced German (LA240)

  • Proficiency Level German (LA250)

  • Mastery Level German (LA260)

+44 (0) 1206 872191


3.302, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Monday, 11.00-12.00 Friday, 15.00-16.00