Minor in English as a Second Language

An introduction to the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), also known as Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). The curriculum covers historical and contemporary methods for teaching ESL and examines the connections between research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and classroom practice. Emphasis on practical tools for helping ESL learners gain proficiency in English. Admission to this minor requires the completion of ENG 1110ENG 1120, and ENG 2110.

Total required credits: 18

Average completion time: 1 year

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What kind of classes will I take?

  • MIS 3510 - Cross-Cultural Communication
  • ENG 3610 - Introduction to Linguistics 
  • ENG 3500 - World Literature 
  • ENG 4810 - Second Language Acquisition 
  • ENG 4820 - English Grammar 
  • ENG 4830 - ESL Teaching Methods 

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Who will teach me?

Dr. Adrianne Miles
Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics

Dr. Ant Greenham
Associate Professor of Missions and Islamic Studies