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Teaching English as Second Language

Kent State University

12 months
Duration
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as Second Language offered at the Kent State University  is grounded in linguistic principles, language learning theory and empirical research on language learning and teaching. 

Overview

The Teaching English as Second Language program enables students to teach effectively in varied learning contexts. Students gain experience through a supervised practicum and have the opportunity to teach in a variety of English-as-a-second/foreign-language contexts. Graduates are prepared for international teaching and research, adult education, and advanced study in applied linguistics. literacy positions. 

The Teaching English as a Second Language major comprises the following optional concentration:
  • The TESL Education concentration prepares students for P-12 school educators. Students' practicum takes place in area schools, and students prepare for the state licensure requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Teaching English as a Second Language program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of different associated fields within teaching English as a second language, including linguistics, language acquisition, pedagogy and practice.
  • Demonstrate what knowledge of the field and disciplines making up teaching English as a second language.
  • Demonstrate skills in teaching.
  • Demonstrate understanding of different cultural norms and practices and the ability to accommodate teaching practices based on these differences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methodology of TESL
  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition
  • Linguistics for the Language Professionals
  • Descriptive Grammar of English
  • Second Language Writing
  • Second Language Reading

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.

Credits

36 SCH

36-48

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement (1-2 pages)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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