Elif Dönmez

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  • Degree in German Studies, Ankara-University of Hacettepe 1993
  • Postgraduate Program, Teaching German as a Foreign Language. University of Augsburg. Augsburg-Germany 1996
  • Postgraduate Program, Japanese Studies. Tuebingen Center for Japanese Studies. Doshisha University in Kyoto-Japan 1997

Born in Ankara and lived 21 years in Germany. Since 1994, DaF-Deutsch als Fremdsprache (German as Foreign Language) teacher. She has worked in different schools and language centers in Germany, Japan and Turkey. For many years, she worked at Goethe-Institut in Istanbul as a teacher of DaF as well as a Teacher Trainer. She holds basic and advanced training courses in Didactics and Methodology in Modern Foreign Language Teaching for German teachers in Istanbul and in the Marmara area.

She is a member of Goethe-Certificate-Examination Board since 2003.

Since 2011, she has been part of the team of German teachers at the Language Center at Bogazici University.

Research Interests: 

Deutsch Lehren Lernen (DLL) : Research in accordance with the latest standards for continuing education and training programs in DaF