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Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Programme Structure

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Contact: Miss Nicole Tavares (Programme Director)

 

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MA(TESOL) is a full-time, one year programme.  Students will have to study a total of 12 courses (72 credits) including 6 compulsory courses (6 credits each), a project (12 credits) and 4 elective courses (6 credits each) in one academic year of 3 semesters.

 

Core Courses: 

  1.  English Language Teaching Methodology (6 credits)
  2.  Grammar and Pedagogy (6 credits)
  3.  Second Language Acquisition (6 credits)
  4.  Socio-linguistics and English Language Education (6 credits)
  5.  Teaching Spoken Communication (6 credits)
  6.  Methods of Research and Enquiry in TESOL (6 credits)
  7.  Project by Independent Study (12 credits - to be completed in summer semester)

Click here for the outline of the core courses (PDF)

Elective Courses (6 credits each):
(Please note that we do not guarantee that all elective courses are offered every year)

  1.  Literature in Language Teaching and Learning
  2.  Analysis of Spoken and Written Discourse
  3.  Teaching Reading in English as an Additional Language
  4.  Teaching Writing in a Second Language
  5.  Technology and English Teaching and Learning
  6.  Testing and Assessment in TESOL
  7.  Autonomy and Language Learning
  8.  Corpora for Language Learning and Teaching
  9.  Intercultural Communication
  10.  Vocabulary Teaching and Learning
  11.  English Language Teaching: Principles into Practice

 

Click here for the outline of the elective courses (PDF)