Marcia Schönke – Trainer

Welcome to my professional profile.


My undergraduate degrees include a B.A. in German and French, Music/Singing, obtained in the USA and Spain. In 1990 I obtained the Postgraduate Diploma from Sheffield City Polytechnic (TESOL), and the Licentiate Diploma of Trinity College of London, (TESOL), in England.

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About me­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

I was born and raised in the USA. I’ve been an English teacher in Europe since 1983 and a translator since 1997. Now based in Hamburg, I teach English in companies, doing regular courses, intensive courses, and seminars. I have designed courses for general business English, business correspondence, and personal assistants, and I have created materials for seminars. I continue to create materials and design in-company courses.  I have also taught liiteracy training and the German language to refugees in Hamburg.

Specialist Areas include

  • Communication and language skills in business
  • Telephoning and Email writing
  • English for Administrative and Team Assistants
  • English for Human Resources
  • Presentation Skills
  • Course design and material preparation
  • With over 30 years of experience teaching Business English, I have taught courses at the Euro-Schule and Fortbildungsakademie der Wirtschaft in Leipzig; and courses at Otto, Hermes, Vattenfall, Tchibo, Airbus, Beiersdorf and tesa, in Hamburg.
  • In 2007, I became an authorized TOEIC examiner and in Leipzig I prepared students for a successful completion of the LCCI exams.



I have done translation work for the Beiersdorf companies and various Christian organizations.
I have translated two books (Seafarers, a Strategic Missionary Vision; Help, How Can I Overcome Temptation).