Understanding – word by word

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." (Augustine)

Barbara Schmidt-Runkel


“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young.” (Mark Twain)

  • Bachelor of Arts in German, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
    (including a year abroad in Vienna, Austria)
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
  • Master of Arts in Hebrew language, Institute of Holy Land Studies
    (Jerusalem University College), Jerusalem, Israel
  • German state examination for English, specialty: business, finance
  • Court certified, district court of Tübingen, Germany

You can read/download my vita here.