M.A in Teaching English is a professional degree that prepares students to teach English to adult speakers of other languages in accredited higher education institutions and in community settings. Through this program, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to this program: language, learning, research methods and teaching methods. The program teaches educators specific skills for assessing English learners’ proficiency and content area knowledge.
The program offers a unique supervised teaching practicum in an intensive English program. This experience equips graduates to analyze language and to meet the English language learning needs of learners and to enter the field as a professional.
Students will have opportunities to study a variety of important topics, including language learning methods, critical pedagogy, English as an international language, English for academic purposes, language testing and assessment, learning transfer, materials development, non-native English speakers in TESOL, second language acquisition and psycholinguistics.
Master Degree in TEFL
The curriculum includes 32 credits of required coursework. Students must write and defend a final thesis.
Core Courses: 6 courses required; 12 credits
Elective Courses: 7 courses required; 14 credits
Thesis: 6 credits
Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in Language Teaching:
Principles and Methods of Language Teaching
Methods of Teaching Language Skill
Language Testing and Assessment
Theories of Psycholinguistics
English for Specific Purposes
Introduction to Discourse Analysis
Linguistics in Language Teaching
Technology in Language Teaching
Research Software in Language Teaching
Writing Academic Texts
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Last updated March 28, 2018