Mag. Dr. Karin Richter


Room 3G-O1-35


Professional interests:

  • English-medium teaching
  • Second language acquisition
  • Pronunciation learning and teaching
  • English for specific purposes (Business English, Technical English)
  • English for academic purposes



On a personal note ...

What do you like most about your job?

When I see the penny drop!


What's the number one piece of advice you wish you had been given as a student?

That learning and teaching Business English is fun and extremely useful to understand what is going on in the world!


Which English word/phrase/grammar point do you especially like to teach to your students?

Body Language!


What’s your favo(u)rite line from a song or your favo(u)rite saying?

"If you never try, you'll never know." Coldplay


When you are not at the department, where do you like to hang out in Vienna?

I love the area around Schloss Wilhelminenberg!


What's the scariest thing you've ever done in your life?

I once got completely lost in the middle of rural China without speaking any Chinese whatsoever.