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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

School for International Training

M.A.
24 months
Duration
13380 USD/year
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About

Join a wave of teachers transforming English language education and expanding their impact on classrooms and communities with this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program from the School for International Training.

Overview

In this highly practical Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program from the School for International Training, you’ll learn theory and how to use it. You’ll use tested tools and tap into your own creativity to develop new tools that work in your classroom. Some of the key topics you’ll cover include:

  • Personal, psychological, socio-cultural, biological, and linguistic factors that influence language development
  • The intercultural and identity dimensions of language and cultural learning
  • Multilingualism, linguistic and cultural diversity, and plurilinguistic pedagogies
  • The regularities, meanings, and underlying systems of language, focusing on the phonology, grammar, and lexicon of English
  • The theory underlying the teaching of the “four skills” — reading, writing, listening, and speaking — and how to design course lessons that develop and integrate learning in these skills
  • A variety of approaches to language teaching, such as the Silent Way and Community Language Learning
  • How to integrate past and present learning and teaching experiences in a variety of contexts
  • How to design and assess curriculum

Career Areas

  • Curriculum design
  • Language institutes
  • Language school development and management
  • Language Teaching
  • Nonprofits and NGOs
  • Private High Schools
  • Refugee Camps
  • Teacher training
  • Teaching
  • Textbook Development 
  • Universities

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Approaches to Teaching Second Languages 
  • Teaching the Four Skills 
  • Intercultural Communications for Language Teachers 
  • English Applied Linguistics 
  • Second Language Acquisition 
  • Curriculum Design and Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority deadline is January 31, and rolling thereafter
  • I-20 Deadline for Student Visas is March 30

Language

English

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • US bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated English language ability 
  • Intercultural experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use experience as a source of learning
  • Experience or familiarity with instructional technology, distance learning, and/or independent learning
  • An understanding of the structure and philosophy of the program
  • Current experience in the field of second-language teaching is expected, but previous or anticipated experience may be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26760 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26760 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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