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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University at Buffalo

12 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program of the University at Buffalo is for you if you want to teach in college-level English as a second language (ESL) programs, teach in adult-level ESL programs for immigrants and refugees in the United States, and teach in all levels internationally.

Overview

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program of the University at Buffalo has been considered the terminal professional degree for those seeking opportunities to teach ESL/ENL (English as a new language) in national and international institutions of higher education.

Why Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at UB?

As a student in this program you will:

  • acquire a solid foundation in TESOL with coursework in methodology, second language acquisition, pedagogical grammar and a semester long practicum
  • add breadth and depth to your preparation with courses in second language literacy, assessment, online pedagogical uses of technology and intercultural communication
  • develop a practical approach, grounded by current theory and research, in the fields of applied linguistics, educational theory, best practices in pedagogy and second language acquisition
  • have opportunities to interact with and learn from graduate students in many fields of education, such as early childhood education and traditional teacher education specializations

Career opportunities

Teach in:
  • college-level ESL programs
  • adult-level ESL programs
  • all levels internationally

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics for L2 Educators
  • TESOL Methods and Materials
  • Language Acquisition, 1st & 2nd
  • Pedagogical Grammar of English
  • Academic Language Writing/Literacy
  • TESOL Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: A $50 non-refundable fee
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Contact information for at least two individuals who will each be asked to provide an electronic recommendation letter.
  • Career goals statement: a clearly-written personal statement that speaks to your career goals, explaining your commitment to college teaching, and addressing an educational or social issue in college teaching of personal interest.
  • Official original proof of your degree
  • A copy of your passport biographical page
  • Official test scores for either the TOEFL, the IELTS or PTE
  • Financial documentation
  • An official bank statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 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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