The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages gives you the valuable skills to engage with theoretical and practical challenges of teaching English as a foreign language, or as a second language.
You can choose to complete a dissertation or compile a portfolio for the second stage of the course.
WHY TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES AT SWANSEA?
Swansea University has one of the longest-established TESOL training and education centres in the UK and is internationally known for excellence in vocabulary research.
The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our energising Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay.
The Graduate Centre is designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, providing a supportive environment for those undertaking postgraduate research and taught masters study.
It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
YOUR TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES EXPERIENCE
The full-time course is divided across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester, before a professional practice portfolio is assembled or a dissertation is written over the summer.
A variety of compelling modules include:
• Communicative language teaching
Discourse analysis for language teaching • Methods for classroom teaching
Professional reflective practice
Research methods for applied linguistics • Second language acquisition
Vocabulary: teaching and learning
• Young language learners
TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The MA in Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages is an ideal course if you are dedicated to an applied language career.
Graduates from this course typically progress to further study, research or teaching.