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Anna LeFevre

Anna LeFevre

Doctoral Research Associate


Department für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Schellingstraße 3 (RG)
80799 München

Room: 425 VG
Phone: +49(0)89 2180-5753

Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Australia, Anna Lefevre studied undergraduate literature and media studies and after gaining a subsequent teaching qualification from Melbourne University in 2002 (English and media studies), she then taught English, literature, media and photography at secondary school level in Melbourne, Australia for 10 years.
Anna taught secondary English language in Istanbul for a year before moving to Munich and teaching at the Volkshochschule, in private language schools and businesses and at the TUM for eight years. Anna has also been assessing English A literature exams papers for the International Baccalaureate since 2013.
Anna received a Master’s degree in English Studies from the LMU (with a focus on TEFL) and joined the TEFL chair in 2021 as a research associate and is pursuing her PhD examining mindfulness in the English language classroom.

Areas of interest

  • Mindfulness
  • Visual Literacy
  • Teaching Literature and Literary Texts
  • Multiliteracies and multimodality
  • Emotional Literacy


(2023) Bob Graham’s Magic in the Everyday: Applying a Mindful Approach to the Reading of Picturebooks. Children’s Literature in English Language Education, 11.1.


(2023) "Mindful Repositioning: Reading an Image as Creative Writing Inspiration". Presentation at Craft, Creativity, Critique Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Malta. 28.03.23
(2023) "Noticing as the Key to Engagement: Mindful Repositioning in the English Language Classroom". Presentation at International Doctoral Summer School in Applied Linguistics & TESOL at the University of Malta. 05.05.23




  • WÜ: All About Teaching Film (GY,RS) (summer term 2023)
  • Project Seminar: Learning with Visual Texts in the English Language Classroom (winter term 22/23)
  • WÜ: All Things Film in the English Language Classroom (GY,RS) (summer term 2022)
  • WÜ: Teaching Pop Culture (GS, MS) (summer term 2022)
  • Project Seminar: Examining Visual Texts for Use in the English Language Teaching (winter term 21/22)
  • Theorie und Praxis der Unterrichtsgestaltung für Englisch mit/ohne Praktikum (GY, RS) (multiple terms)
  • Grundlagen der Fremdsprachendidaktik (multiple terms)