University of St Andrews: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Teaching Young Learners

InstitutionUniversity of St Andrews View institution profile
Department International Education Institute
Web www.st-andrews.ac.uk
Email ie@st-andrews.ac.uk
Telephone 01334 46 2255
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a Specialism in Teaching Young Learners is a one-year course run by the International Education Institute. It is designed to be useful to both experienced English language teachers as well as those considering a career in English language teaching. It is aimed at teachers with a particular interest in teaching young learners.

**Highlights**
- Focus your studies in your particular area of interest, and gain a better theoretical and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to teaching young learners.

- Take a specific Teaching Young Learners module, conduct research in this area as part of an Action Research module, and choose a dissertation topic to research further into the field of teaching young learners.

- Join experienced practitioners and scholars in our English language teaching community, with opportunities to be involved in ongoing professional development events and the annual English for Academic Purposes (EAP) conference.

- Integrate theory and practice – discuss theoretical concepts and frameworks in small groups and apply these through practical assessments and peer teaching sessions.

- Engage in, and reflect on, a new language learning experience as part of the programme to gain a 360 degree perspective on language teaching and learning.

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