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
March 15 for the following fall term start date.