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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Oct 22, 2021
 
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program


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TESOL is an acronym for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Professionals in TESOL may be involved in teaching, administration, curriculum development, materials development, assessment, research, and advocacy. They work in a variety of contexts including various age levels, countries, and specialist areas such as English for specific purposes. This TESOL certificate program includes the study of: linguistics at an introductory level, structures of English, theories and practices of teaching second language, second language acquisition, materials and curriculum development, and assessment.

The Department of Linguistics offers two courses in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

  • Higher Education Course
  • ESL Program Specialist Course

Application Deadline:

March 15 for the following fall term start date.

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