Applied Linguistics for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA University of Kent School of European Culture and Languages

Applied Linguistics is for teachers who are at the beginning of their careers and those who have more experience but would like to develop, deepen and enhance their knowledge, skills and practice.The programme covers the areas of linguistics that inform classroom practice (such as syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics and phonetics), raising awareness of these fields and applying them to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Practical teaching opportunities are a feature of the programme, including teaching to your peer group and international students from other programmes. There is also the opportunity to visit a local language college and observe classes.

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The programme covers the areas of linguistics that inform classroom practice (such as syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics and phonetics), raising awareness of these fields and applying them to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Practical teaching opportunities are a feature of the programme, including teaching to your peer group and international students from other programmes. There is also the opportunity to visit a local language college and observe classes.

Aims

Programme aims

  • Provide TESOL practitioners with advanced knowledge of linguistics related to  language pedagogy, informed by research and scholarship, which will enhance, develop and inform their understanding of language learning and classroom practice.
  • To produce graduates who will contribute locally, nationally and internationally to the TESOL community.
  • To prepare students to be more effective in the TESOL classroom.
  • To provide students with teaching and training which is informed by research, scholarship, practice and experience.
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