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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Northeastern Illinois University

12 months
Duration
865 USD/credit
865 USD/credit
432 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program of the Northeastern Illinois University prepares one to teach English in the U.S. or overseas.

Overview

Within the United States, our graduates teach ESL in public and private schools, as well as in the city in community colleges and adult education programs. English language learners are the fastest growing group of students in the United States today.

Career Options

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program of the Northeastern Illinois University opens up career options in areas such as:

  • pre-k-12 public and private schools
  • teaching/instruction (community college levels)
  • continuing adult education
  • program administration
  • curriculum development
  • doctoral study and research
  • publishing
  • government agencies 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics For Teachers
  • Structure Of Modern English
  • Linguistic Analysis
  • Language Variation
  • Techniques Of Teaching English As A Second Language
  • Theories Of Teaching English As A Second Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

Students entering the M.A. in TESOL program are not expected to have any prior preparation or knowledge of the field.

Language requirement:

  • For students whose native language is English: 9 hours of college level work—or the equivalent—in one or more foreign languages, or a demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language at ACTFL level 2 or above.
  • For students whose native language is not English: English proficiency demonstrated

Admission application

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended

Statement of goals and objectives

Two letters of recommendation with signed supplemental Letter of Recommendation Forms

Any additional program-specific required documents

Application fee

Notarized Graduate Financial Statement

Notarized bank letter(s) from each sponsor’s financial institution

TOEFL or IELTS official score report

Copy of passport photo page

Copy of Form I-94 and Form I-20 (if applying from within the U.S.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 432 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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