Clare Maas

Degree: BA (Wales), MA (Wales), Dip TESOL (Trinity College London)

Clare Maas studied for her BA in Psychology and German Studies at the University of Wales, Swansea and Augsburg University, and her MA in German Studies and Literary Translation at the University of Wales, Swansea. She also holds post-graduate TESOL qualifications from Trinity College London. Before coming to Trier University in 2007, she taught English at two German secondary schools, and English for Specific Purposes at several language academies in the UK and Germany.

Main Areas of Teaching and Research


  • EAP
  • presentation skills
  • academic writing
  • translation studies
  • cultural studies
  • phonetics


  • practical application of SLA theories
  • feedback in EAP
  • translation in ELT
  • teacher development

Professional memberships

  • International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
  • the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing

Research & Publications

Further Information