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English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate

The English department offers a certificate program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. 

Five courses and an internship provide the requisite knowledge of linguistics and TESOL theory and methods. In order to receive the certificate, a student must earn a 3.0 average for the courses in the program. Interested students should contact their departmental advisor or the director of TESOL for further information.

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Full-time Duration  
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Tuition Fee: $31,414
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

Graduates of our program are teaching English all over the world, whether for the Peace Corps or in conjunction with international universities or English Language Programs. Domestically, TESOL graduates are teaching English in public schools, two-year and four-year colleges or in intensive English programs, others are administering ESL programs. The TESOL program collaborates closely with our LEAP Intensive English program, giving majors and minors extensive contact with WSU’s international student body.

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  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • TESOL Grammar
  • TESOL Assessment
  • TESOL Theory and Culture
  • TESOL Practices and Materials
  • TESOL Internship

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