Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language - Graduate Certificate

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English
113 Satterfield Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2676
english@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/english


Description

The Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language graduate certificate is for students who are interested in developing professional knowledge and skills in the area of teaching English. The curriculum focuses on providing students with a broad background in the field, in particular linguistics, language-teaching methodologies and language acquisition and use. The certificate can be taken by students seeking degrees or as a stand-alone certificate.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure statement for this certificate.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

[C835]

ENG 63001METHODOLOGY OF TESL 3
ENG 63033THEORIES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION 3
ENG 63041DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH 3
ENG 63391SEMINAR:LINGUISTICS 3
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:6
LITERATE PRACTICES AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS
THE PRAGMATICS OF CONVERSATION
TEACHING LITERATURE AND CULTURE
SECOND LANGUAGE CURRICULUM AND TESTING
LINGUISTICS FOR THE LANGUAGE PROFESSIONS
SECOND LANGUAGE WRITING
SECOND LANGUAGE READING
ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES
SECOND LANGUAGE LISTENING AND SPEAKING
HERITAGE LANGUAGES AND SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING
SECOND LANGUAGE RESEARCH METHODS
SEMINAR:LINGUISTICS
PRACTICUM IN TEACHING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000