TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL)
The TESL program offers students opportunities to add to their teaching skills by learning methods of teaching English language learners, become experts in teaching experts in teaching English as a second language, and take advanced coursework in applied linguistics and second language acquisition in preparation for further graduate study. The TESL program offers an undergraduate minor, 2 graduate programs, and coursework for ESL Endorsement on a MS teaching license.
For MORE INFORMATION about the programs and their admission requirements, please explore the links below:
- TESL Minor;
- TESL CERTIFICATE;
- MA in MODERN LANGUAGES with emphasis in TESL; and,
- Coursework for ESL Endorsement.
COMMUNITY ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (CESL) PROGRAM
TESL students, regardless of program, also have the opportunity to work in the CESL Program as teachers and administrators. A student association, the CESL Program is jointly sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and the Intensive English Program, and offers weekly classes for family members of international faculty and scholars at the University of Mississippi.
WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH BEFORE BEGINNING OR WHILE IN THE TESL PROGRAM?
Dr. Tamara Warhol (on leave Spring 2016)
Associate Professor of TESL and Linguistics
Graduate Program Coordinator, TESL
Dr. Donald Dyer
Chair, Department of Modern Languages
Check out the UM TESL FACEBOOK PAGE!