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M.A in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

TESOL stands for the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages. University of Texas Arlington offers an Undergraduate Certificate, a Graduate Certificate and a Master of Arts in TESOL. These are professional programs designed for those who wish to work with learners of English.

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Full-time Duration:  
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $21,026 per year
Location: Arlington Campus, Texas City, United States

Students pursuing a degree or certificate in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages at University of Texas Arlington divide their class time between theory and practice. All UT Arlington TESOL students acquire not only a working knowledge of how to be an effective teacher of English to speakers of other languages, but also a sense of how other languages operate. Included in the curriculum is a required practicum course, a course on curriculum development, and options to take elective courses in other departments (including UT Arlington’s College of Education, the Department of English, and the Department of Modern Languages.)

The successful student will obtain theoretical and practical knowledge about those factors that constitute a sound language teaching program, language acquisition processes, language in its socio-cultural settings, language program structures, and support for achievement of learner objectives.

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”UTA’s program turned out to be the perfect match in terms of curriculum, internships, and the assistance that is provided to students to establish a wide network of professional contacts.”

Ulyana Zavadskaya – College of Business – Belarus

Courses included

  • Intro to Communicative Language Teaching
  • Methods in Teaching Reading and Writing
  • Pedagogical Grammar of English
  • Pedagogical Phonology of English
  • Language Assessment
  • Tesol Teaching and Observation

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