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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Program Name:

MA in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Program Homepage: http://bbl.utsa.edu/programs/programs_MA_ESL.htm
Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio
Address: One UTSA Circle
Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
City: San Antonio
Zip/Postal Code: 78249
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Application Deadline: Fall, spring, summer
Contact Person: Rubén Arciniega , Student Development Specialist
Email:

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Phone: 210-458-6619
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a
Second Language (MA-TESL) is designed to prepare
students for careers in teaching English as an additional
language in programs traditionally known as English as a
second or foreign language (ESL/EFL). Coursework is
appropriate for those interested in teaching ESL/EFL to
children or adults in the United States and/or international
settings. The MA-TESL also prepares students for
advanced study in applied linguistics. As an
interdisciplinary program, the MA-TESL presents
systematic instruction in applied linguistics, second
language acquisition theory, and ESL/EFL program
implementation.
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