Fabian RÄTZER

 

B.A. (Magdeburg University of Applied Sciences), M.A. (University of Potsdam) 

fabian.raetzer@chuhai.edu.hk 

 

 

 

Fabian obtained his Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Translation Studies from the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg, Germany, and the University of Tampere in Finland.

He graduated from University of Potsdam in Germany with a Master’s degree (M.A.) in Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics, completing his thesis on the Effects of English as a Medium of Instruction on the grammaticality of Hong Kong students’ English writings.

Before joining the Chu Hai College in 2014, he worked as a Lecturer at The University of Adelaide in Australia, where he designed and conducted German language classes at all proficiency levels (A1 – C1). He has been coordinating the College’s partnership programs with universities in Germany (Department of English and American Studies, University of Potsdam; BSP Berlin and BSP Hamburg).

His research interests include Languages Pedagogy, Language Learning in Bilingual Education, Interlanguage Pragmatics and Phonology, Contrastive Linguistics

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Post-graduate one-year teaching scholarship to Australia, awarded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
  • Teaching Excellence Award 2017-18

 

COURSES TAUGHT AT CHC

ENG101A  Freshman English I

ENG101B  Freshman English II

ENG143   English Speaking Workshop

ENG278   World Englishes

GE1111    German I – Beginners

GE1121    German II – Elementary

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