From Vermont to the World!
Learn to Teach English as a Foreign Language at home or overseas.
Saint Michael's MATESOL combines theory and practice in a 36-credit program. Students complete the following courses in four semesters on campus:
GSL 500 Foundations of Linguistics
GSL 502 English Grammar
GSL 506 Master's Seminar
GSL 542 Theory and Method in Language Teaching
GSL 543 Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL
GSL 544 Teaching Reading and Writing in ESOL
GSL 620 Principles of Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching
GSL 685 Practicum I: Seminar/Observation
GSL 688 Practicum II: Classroom Teaching
GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL (elective)
In addition, students will complete either a Capstone Paper or a Thesis. Students writing a Capstone Paper will take the courses listed above plus two additional GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL courses.
Students choosing to complete a Thesis will take those courses listed above, plus one additional GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL course, GSL 690 Thesis Research Seminar, and GSL 691 Thesis.