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Teaching English as a Second Language

Kean University

24 months
Duration
20714 USD/year
20714 USD/year
15752 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Teaching English as a Second Language program from Kean University is specifically designed for those who want to teach ESL classes. Students in those programs learn about language acquisition, linguistics, and methods of teaching ESL  and EFL (English as a foreign language.)

Overview

Kean also offers an alternate route program for teaching English as a second language that enables candidates to be employed as ESL teachers while they are completing their training in the subject matter of ESL.

What You Learn

  • By taking the Teaching English as a Second Language program from Kean University you will analyze theories, methods and materials designed to teach English language leaders in many contexts
  • Develop innovative approaches for teaching content and language in multilingual settings
  • Compare and contrast the process of acquiring language and reading skills in one's native language, and in a second language
  • Examine languages and cultures by using ethnographic research methods
  • Identify and assess the emotional and psychological needs of bilingual/bicultural students when adjusting to a different society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics
  • World Englishes
  • Phonology & Struct of Amer Eng
  • Culture, Cognition & Communication For English Language Learners
  • Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • New Jersey or out-of-state Standard Instructional Certificate or CEAS
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • GRE (Graduate Record Exam) 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement       
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • Departmental interview  may be required
  • Writing sample of approximately one hour (to be completed at interview)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7876 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

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