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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

12 months
Duration
2020 USD/credit 78780 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 78780 USD/year
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About

This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University prepares you to teach English to speakers of other languages. You’ll learn pedagogical strategies; build a strong foundation in language, literacy, and linguistics; and gain valuable classroom experience through student teaching placements in New York City schools.

Overview

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University combines core foundation classes and content electives with fieldwork and student teaching. You’ll study teaching methods, the second-language classroom, second language research, foundations in linguistics, the structure of American English, intercultural or multicultural perspectives in education, teaching students with special needs, and adolescent learners in urban contexts, and complete a culminating project.

Elective courses focus on topics such as language assessment and evaluation, teaching second language in a technological society, and teaching second language across content areas.

Throughout your curriculum, you’ll learn:

  • Second-language teaching approaches that can be adjusted to suit the needs of learners from diverse linguistic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds
  • An understanding of urban educational environments and the social, cultural, and economic factors that influence learning
  • Second language pedagogy, second language acquisition research, linguistics, English grammar, and intercultural or multicultural studies
  • How to develop and implement innovative classroom strategies and curricula
  • An appreciation for cultural diversity in global educational settings

Career Opportunities

This program leads to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification for teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), grades K–12, and prepares you for careers including:

  • Teacher of English to speakers of other languages in elementary and secondary schools, community colleges, universities, community organizations, and immigrant resettlement agencies
  • Curriculum developer, specialist, or evaluator
  • Researcher, teacher educator, trainer, or program coordinator in governmental and nonprofit educational agencies and multinational corporations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas  
  • Second Language Evaluation and Assessment  
  • Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society
  • Workshop in Teaching Foreign Languages
  • Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs
  • Teaching EFL in International Settings  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    78780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    78780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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