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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Reading

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About

With the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree offered at the University of Reading you will study in one of world’s best known centres in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

Overview

At the University of Reading offering the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is suitable for graduates already working or just starting a career in the field of English as a second/foreign language and who wish to develop and deepen specialist knowledge and skills in TESOL and related linguistic areas.We offer two tracks: a dissertation track and a pre-service track for those with little or no teaching experience. 

Education

The pre-service track involves a completion of a portfolio based on own classroom observations and teaching experience gained during the summer term in our renowned International Study and Language Institute (ISLI).

The programme connects theory with practice to build relevant teaching expertise in key TESOL areas, and provides up-to-date, thorough and critical knowledge of the field taught by top researchers and teachers.This course offers flexibility through a choice of tracks to suit individual needs and experiences using small-group teaching and a wide choice of optional modules are available.

Our specialist research areas include testing and assessment; second language acquisition, intercultural communication, second language teaching, multilingualism, vocabulary studies, language teaching and creativity, language curriculum design, EFL teacher training, child language development, language and migration, world Englishes, sociolinguistics and teaching young learners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second language learning principles
  • Language curriculum design
  • Teaching English to young learners
  • Language testing principles
  • Issues in Bilingualism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
    • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
    • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
    • Statement of purpose.
    • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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