Master's Degree in TESOL in Patras in Greece

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TESOL

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and many programs focus on three main principles. These are applied scientific research, theoretical linguistic knowledge and the practical use of both research and theory.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, or Hellas as called from ancient times, is a country in Southeast Europe. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 11 million.

Patras is not only the largest, but also acts the capital of western Greece. It is home to more than 200,000 residents and a busy port that forms an important part of the national economy. Within its borders, you will find several institutions of higher education.

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The Teaching of English as a Foreign/International Language Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Greece Patras

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt English Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of English as a foreign and as an international lingua franca by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labour market. [+]

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt English Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of English as a foreign and as an international lingua franca by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labour market.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Master’s program, students will be expected to be able to:

analyze, perform and communicate teacher level research related to English language teaching; comprehend and demonstrate specialized language teaching knowledge and skills in the language skills and elements by: Examining, selecting, and using methods conducive to effective learning of particular language skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) and elements (Culture, Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation) and by examining, evaluating, and creating materials to support effective language teaching and learning; critically analyzing research in language acquisition and teaching, and applying it to classroom contexts; design, develop and evaluate curricula and materials for English language teaching; create, analyze and interpret effective measures of language ability of their students; locate and select appropriate teaching resources to use computer technology to assist their learners’ needs; comprehend and apply the principles of English for specific purposes instruction relative to the linguistic background and work environment of their students; demonstrate an understanding of intercultural approaches in language teaching; identify, design and employ recognized principles of effective English language teacher development and training program operation. ... [-]