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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in Shanghai and NYC

New York University

24 months
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28005 USD/year
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About

Gain in-demand teaching skills from a globally renowned American university and become an expert English teacher for children and adolescents. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in Shanghai and NYC MA program offered at New York University enables you to take your courses on the New York University Shanghai campus and online, and to complete a summer immersion in New York City.

Overview

What You’ll Learn

Throughout the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in Shanghai and NYC MA program offered at New York University, you will:

  • Prepare to meet the national need for educators with master’s degrees while advancing your teaching skills 
  • Immerse yourself in an English language environment with like-minded professionals and enhance your linguistic and sociolinguistic knowledge of English structures and varieties, and the complexity of English language usage globally
  • Learn to navigate multiple cultures by investigating the links that connect language, culture, and identity, and to work with students from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • Expand your repertoire of English teaching methodology to develop effective curricula for teaching students in kindergarten through high school
  • Integrate current language acquisition theories and best practices in teaching a second language across a variety of contexts: bilingual and dual language, public and international schools, language training centers, online and in person
  • Gain deeper knowledge of second and foreign language research and learn to conduct your own classroom research to continuously improve your teaching
  • Become familiar with American education practices through school visits during your time in New York City

Your Academic Experience

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in Shanghai and NYC MA program offered at New York University is taught in English and grounded in cutting-edge pedagogical methods from the US. You’ll learn from American-trained NYU Steinhardt faculty who have expertise in second and foreign language acquisition research and methodology and specific experience working with Chinese students.

You’ll experience your course work in three ways:

  • Five on-site, in-person courses in Shanghai, typically in the evenings and on Saturdays during the Fall and Spring terms, and at varying times during the summer immersion
  • Three online courses using NYU Classes, our specially designed online learning platform for synchronous and asynchronous learning
  • Two on-site, in-person courses in New York City, taught over one month in a summer immersion that explores the cultural landscape of the city and lets you observe in selected schools

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching foreign languages: Theory and practice  
  • Structure of American English  
  • Research & practice in academic English Writing for ELLs  
  • Linguistic analysis 
  • Intercultural perspectives in multicultural education
  • Workshop in teaching foreign languages  

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications may be accepted on a rolling basis after that time if seats are still available.

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be comfortable taking immersive courses taught entirely in English
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in English, linguistics, education or a related field 
  • Be available to attend summer courses in year one at NYU Shanghai, and a summer immersion program in New York City in year two
  • Have one year teaching or related work experience

Documents:

  • 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

    28005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    28005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 24 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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