An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
Teaching is an academic area in which students learn techniques and methods on the best ways to share knowledge. Students may choose to focus on one particular study discipline or learning age, or focus on general instructing methods.
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The MA TESOL programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop both a scholarly and practical understanding of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other
The MA TESOL programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop both a scholarly and practical understanding of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). It is suitable for language teachers, teacher trainers, educational materials writers and test designers who wish to further develop their range of professional skills and knowledge.
Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Knowledge and skills
The MA TESOL programme will help you:
gain an advanced critical understanding of key issues, theories and practices in the field of English language teaching
acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of language in context
explore the implications of language analysis for teaching purposes
develop an understanding of current methodology as it is embodied in classroom practice
engage with theories underlying current views on language learning, including the importance of individual differences amongst learners in their abilities and learning preferences
appreciate and view critically the connections between theory and practice in the field of English language teaching
foster the ability to conduct academic research