Petra Bittner

Petra Bittner is a German native from Berlin who holds degrees in English literature (Ph.D.) and teaching German as a second language (MA/Staatsexamen). She has taught language and cultural studies classes for Boston University, Harvard University and MIT. Between 2007 and 2020 she taught cultural studies and business communication courses for various universities in Munich. During that time, Petra was also a lecturer and language instructor for the adult education center in Munich (Münchner Volkshochschule). Since 2020 she has been teaching both English and German literature as well as German language classes for CCAE. In 2022 she started teaching for Tufts/OLLI.

Petra loves the cultural diversity in adult education classes as well as the relaxed but dedicated atmosphere in the classroom. In her language teaching she focuses on communicative competency and cultural awareness.

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