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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages / TESOL


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This program is offered at Eastern Michigan University’s center in Livonia.

Objectives
This program prepares teachers who are already certified to teach in public schools to teach English as a second language. The primary goal is to enable teachers to address more effectively the academic and social challenges of an increasingly diverse student population, including the growing number of English language learners, and to appreciate those students as resources for instruction and classroom management.

Admission Requirements:


Applicants must:

  1. Submit at least two letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s promise of success in working with speakers of other languages and in multicultural settings;
  2. Submit a statement of reasons for pursuing this certificate;
  3. Submit a Michigan (or other state) teaching certificate;
  4. Submit proof of classroom teaching experience; and
  5. Meet the requirements of the Graduate School.

Note:
There is no opportunity for conditional admission to this program for non-native speakers of English.

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Department Information:


World Languages - College of Arts & Sciences

Rosemary Weston-Gil, Ph.D.
Department Head

219 Alexander Hall
(734) 487-0130
rweston3@emich.edu

Department Website

Advisor Information:


Thomas Cullen, Ph.D.

345 Alexander
(734) 487-1498
tcullen@emich.edu

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


Certificate Total: 22 hours


Exit requirement for TESOL Graduate Certificate and ESL Endorsement:


Students must have at least one year’s college study of a foreign language, or the equivalent as determined by the World Languages Department.

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