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Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften

Johanna Embacher, M.Ed.

Portrait Johanna Embacher © Roland Baege

Emil-Figge-Str. 50
Raum 3.326

(+49) 231 755 3690


Office hours during summer term: 

Tue 10-11 (please write me an email beforehand)

Forschungsschwerpunkte / Re­search Interests

  • English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)
  • ELF and its implications on teaching
  • Material design
  • Second language acquisition

Funktionen / Responsibilities

  • Zertifikatsstudiengang Bilinguales Lehren und Lernen
  • Ansprechpartnerin für das Berufsfeldpraktikum
  • Ansprechpartnerin für das Praxissemester

Johanna Embacher studied English and Philosophy for secondary schools at TU Dortmund University. She wrote her master's thesis on ELF in the ELT Classroom – Developing ELF-aware Teaching Materials for Secondary Schools with Prof. Dr. Ehrenreich. In June 2023, she joined the Applied Linguistics and ELT Chair at TU Dortmund.

Embacher, J. (2023). “ELF in the ELT Classroom – Developing ELF-aware Teaching Materials for Secondary Schools.” (Master’s Thesis)

“Developing EIL/ELF-aware Teaching Materials for Secondary Schools – Perspectives from Germany” 25th Conference of the International Association of World Englishes (IAWE) ‘World Englishes in a Multilingual World’, 15-17 June 2023, Stony Brook University, N.Y., U.S.


“English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in the Classroom – Designing ELF-aware Teaching Materials for German Secondary Schools” Global Englishes Language Teaching (GELT) Symposium, 31 May 2023, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster, Germany.

SoSe 2024

Past Semesters

  • English as a Lingua Franca in the ELT Classroom
  • Vorbereitungsseminar auf das Praxissemester