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Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (Post Bachelor's) PDFDownload to print

College
College of Arts and Sciences
Department
Department of English

113 Satterfield Hall
E-mail: english@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2676
Fax: 330-672-3152
Web: http://www.kent.edu/english
 

With the world’s growing demand for individuals who speak English, the demand for people who can teach the English language has grown rapidly over the past few decades. The Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language certificate provides a broad background in the field, in particular linguistics, language teaching methodologies and language acquisition and use.

TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
ENG 63001 Methodology  of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
  63033 Theories in Second Language Acquisition 3
  63041 Descriptive Grammar of English 3
  63098 Research in Second Language Pedagogy 3
  63391 Seminar: Linguistics 3
Choose from the following: 3
ENG 63034 Literate Practices and Sociolinguistics (3)  
  63037 Pragmatics of Conversation (3)  
  63038 Teaching Literature and Culture (3)  
  63039 Second Language Curriculum and Testing (3)  
  63040 Linguistics for the Language Professions (3)  
  63391 Seminar: Linguistics (different content from above) (3)  
  68492 Practicum in Teaching International Students (3)  
TOTAL 18

 

 

 

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 13.1401
CIP title: Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/
ESL Language Instructor
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: N/A
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $8,136
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 25-1124.00
SOC title: Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
ONET link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1124.00
Respondent placement rate: 0.00% N/A - No completers in recent year