University of Glasgow

TESOL: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages [MSc]

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University of Glasgow
In Glasgow

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
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You will be provided with ‘hands-on’ opportunities to deliver supported, mentored teaching practice. There’s a focus on collaborative learning, drawing on your own experiences and those of your academic colleagues. A guest lecture programme will allow you to hear from expert practitioners. If you are already a professional in this field and are looking to advance your qualifications, you should consider the MEd Teaching English to Speakers of other languages (TESOL).

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5.0 26/05/2019
About the course: The university is amazing and I felt the great sense of companionship there people are nice and so friendly. There are so many clubs and societies. This university is the perfect place for one to study and to have fun
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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4.0 23/05/2019
About the course: It is stressful and I am kind of managing it
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3.5 23/05/2019
About the course: My experience was great and so were the courses. They're pretty interesting and I had a nice time in all. Thanks.
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Initially, you are introduced to the principles of teaching and learning. The emphasis is on relating theory to practical applications through lecture input, workshops and seminar discussions. As the programme progresses you also have the opportunity to specialise through your choice of two optional courses. With the support of your supervisors you will also explore a TESOL topic in depth and complete a dissertation.

Core courses
  • Classroom processes
  • Descriptions of language
  • Developing professional practice
  • Introduction to social and educational research.
Optional courses
  • Advanced educational research.
  • Developing literacy
  • Inclusive classrooms - inclusive pedagogy
  • Language proficiency, assessment, & feedback
  • Modern educational thought
  • Social emotional & behavioural difficulties
  • Teaching English for academic purposes
  • The education of highly able pupils
  • Which English? Sociolinguistics and language teaching.

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The MSc in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is specifically designed for students who would like  to enter the field . The programme explores classroom processes, practical applications of theory to lesson design, approaches to classroom research and provides a foundation in descriptions of English. It can be taken over one-year full time or over two to three years part time.

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