Margaret Ruth Gonglewski

Associate Professor of German and International Affairs

Full-time Faculty


Office Phone: 202-994-6334
Fax: 202-994-0171

Professor Gonglewski received her Ph.D. in German Linguistics from Georgetown University in 1996. She directs the German language program at GWU and teaches beginning through advanced language courses, including Business German. In addition to developing pedagogical materials for introductory German (Treffpunkt Deutsch, 4th edition, Testing Program, Web Site and CD-ROM, forthcoming with Prentice Hall), she has published articles and led workshops on using technology for language learning and teaching. Professor Gonglewski was the 2001-2002 recipient of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Departmental Advising Award.

Second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, and the use of technology in foreign and second language learning and teaching

Ph.D., Georgetown University

GER 1001-1002 First Year Basic German

GER 1003-1004 Second Year Basic German

GER 1005-1006 Intensive Basic German

GER 2009-2010 Intermediate German

GER 2111 Business German

  • Treffpunkt Deutsch: Grundstufe, 5th Edition, with E. Rosemarie and Fritz T. Widmaier. Prentice Hall, 2008.
  • "Thinking globally, acting locally: Selecting textbooks for college-level language programs," with John Angell and Stayc DuBravac. In Foreign Language Annals, 2008.
  • "Toward higher ground: Transforming language labs into language centers," with John Angell and Stayc DuBravac. In the Journal of the International Association of Language Learning Technology, 2007.
  • "Multiliteracy: Second language literacy in the multimedia environment," with Stayc DuBravac. In Calling on CALL: From Theory to Research to New Directions in Foreign Language Teaching, Lara Ducate & Nike Arnold (Eds.), CALICO, 2006.