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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

California State University East Bay

M.A.
24 months
Duration
15546 USD/year
15546 USD/year
8274 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at California State University East Bay provides students with a strong generalist preparation to work with adult English learners while still allowing students to explore particular specialties, such as general linguistics or composition studies.

Overview

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at California State University East Bay is organized around a cohort model which helps to create a strong sense of connection between classmates. There are eight required classes (28 units) as well as a departmental thesis (2 units). Most students complete the program in two academic years.

Career Opportunities

  • Teach ESOL at community colleges and adult schools
  • Teach composition to bilingual students at four-year colleges and universities
  • Teach in intensive English programs
  • Teach workplace English in the private sector
  • Teach English as a foreign language anywhere in the world
  • Prepare for Ph.D. study in English studies, linguistics, or education
  • Work in a variety of jobs for ESOL textbook publishers
  • Develop ESOL materials
  • Start a tutoring business

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theory and Practice of Teaching Oral Skills to Adults
  • Phonology, Morphology and Lexical Semantics 
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching Reading to Adults 
  • Supervised Tutoring and Teaching

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
  • Have the equivalent of a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Pay the 70.00 USD non-refundable application fee. 
  • Official academic records of all colleges or universities attended (High School Transcripts are not required)
  • English language exam score (TOEFL or IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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