Bangor University: Applied Linguistics for TEFL

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics View department profile
Web http://www.bangor.ac.uk/languages-literatures-and-linguistics
Study type Taught

Summary

This course is designed for home or international students who wish to pursue a career in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to non-native speakers of English. It consists of a combination of taught modules and a research dissertation of 20,000 words.

The MA in Applied Linguistics for TEFL provides postgraduate-level training for students who wish to learn about the about the theoretical, practical, and teaching aspects of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), as well as providing competence and critical understanding of a wide range of aspects of the English language and English linguistics (sociolinguistic aspects of English, the grammar, sound system and semantics of English, the history of English, 1st and 2nd language acquisition, psycholinguistics as well as issues pertaining to English as an international language and bilingualism).

This programme is specifically aimed at students seeking careers in multilingual and international contexts – where an awareness of and ability to deploy different genres of English communicational strategies is of the utmost importance.

MA

Bangor University
School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

 

Bangor University’s School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics provides a fantastic learning and research environment in which to immerse yourself in the many aspects of studying languages, literatures and linguistics.

Here you will find teaching and research expertise in languages and cultures, the analysis of how languages work, as well as literary study and creative writing. Within the School, you can choose to study in the following areas:

  • English Literature & Creative Writing
  • English Language Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages & Culture

The School has an excellent record of research excellence in ...

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