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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

California State University Sacramento

12 months
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About

The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offered by the California State University Sacramento requires extensive study of linguistics and pedagogy, as well as actual teaching and/or tutoring experience with second-language students. The culminating experience of the MA TESOL Concentration is the comprehensive examination.

Overview

The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offered by the California State University Sacramento provides professional preparation and training in the theory and practice of teaching English to non-native speakers. 

Features 

  • The program is designed for graduate students who expect to teach in community college or secondary or adult education settings in the U.S. or in adult or university level courses overseas. 
  • The program is also preparation for the Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials and Methods of TESOL Research
  • Internship- ESL Teaching
  • Curriculum and Assessment Design for Language Classrooms
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • ESL Writing/Composition
  • Pedagogical Grammar for TESOL

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA, including a 3.0 GPA in the final 60 units;
  • international students must achieve minimum scores on the TOEFL as follows: 600 on the traditional TOEFL, with a score of 5 on the Test of Written English (TWE) OR 250 or higher on the computerized TOEFL, with a score of 5 on the Test of Written English OR 100 or higher on the TOEFL, with a minimum of 24 on the writing section;
  • completion of prerequisite courses (or their equivalents1) with a grade of "B" or better;
  • Students should complete all prerequisites before enrolling in a graduate-level (200 and above) courses. 
  • Preference will be given to those students who have completed 2 semesters of college-level foreign language (6 units).
  • The University requires that all graduate students admitted in Fall 1980 or later pass the Writing Placement for Graduate Students (WPG).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Sacramento

1190 - 1765 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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