Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies

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Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Program Information

School:Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
Description:The program focuses on personal and professional development from two perspectives. First, the emphasis is on an approach to language instruction that acknowledges the importance of this discipline to serving others around the world--working in communities of learning. From the start, the way we teach mirrors our belief in the strength of collaboration and teamwork. The overall framework presented is always tied very closely to the mission of the university. The instructors teach from a Christian perspective, although students of all faiths and beliefs are in the program. Second, the curriculum is forward-looking by preparing instructors who are competent in educational technology, state-of-the-art teaching strategies, course design, and program implementation.

In some cases, those students who do not have prior training in English language instruction, requisite English language skills or teaching experience may be required to enroll for pre-requisite courses prior to enrolling in the Online or Resident programs.
URL:Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $35,640

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Normal requirements for entry include a bachelor’s degree, teaching experience (typically one to two years), and/or completion of a TESL Certificate similar to the one at TWU. Students lacking this background may be allowed to take certificate-level courses concurrent with their first year of the masters program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 29, 2017