From Vermont to the World!
Learn to Teach English as a Foreign Language at home or overseas.
Saint Michael's Master in TESOL program combines theory and practice in a 36-credit program. Students complete the following courses in four semesters on campus (full time):
GSL 500 Foundations of Linguistics
GSL 502 English Grammar
GSL 506 Becoming a TESOL Professional
GSL 542 Introduction to Language Teaching
GSL 543 Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL
GSL 544 Teaching Reading and Writing in ESOL
GSL 604 Second Language Acquisition
GSL 620 Principles of Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching
GSL 688 Practicum II: Classroom Teaching
One Elective in GSL
In addition, students will complete either a Capstone Paper or a Thesis. Courses required for the following options are:
Capstone Paper: will take the courses listed above plus two additional GSL electives.
Thesis: will take those courses listed above, plus GSL 690 Thesis Research Seminar, and GSL 691 Thesis.