Comments about MA in TESOL - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
The MA TESOL is designed to provide a thorough grounding in both theory and practice of language teaching to those students with little or no previous experience of teaching English.
Applicants should normally be preparing for work in the ELT field, with at least a second class honours degree or equivalent (as above) plus evidence of commitment to teaching English (e.g. through previous short-term language school employment or as a language assistant in a University).
MA in TESOL
-Language teaching in action: principles and practice
-Second Language Teaching and Learning
-The Structure of English: Grammar Awareness, Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching
-Language, Discourse and Society
-Professional Enquiry/Project in TESOL
Teaching and assessment methods
On campus teaching is seminar-based, with tutorial support. The DL course uses both e-learning and some paper-based materials. Assessment is through essays and some tests and project work. Students are encouraged to develop their transferable skills, including IT and oral presentation.