LINGUIST List 23.3046

Fri Jul 13 2012

FYI: Applied Linguistics/TEFL: New MA Program

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 13-Jul-2012
From: Mary Ann Walter <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics/TEFL: New MA Program
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Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus is pleasedto announce the opening of a new two-year graduate program inTeaching English as a Foreign Language.

The program aims to provide students with a firm foundation in thecultural, theoretical, and applied aspects of English LanguageTeaching. The program is designed around three major academicobjectives: to foster cultural and contextual knowledge of ELT andEnglish language learners; to instruct students in advanced ELTpedagogies and practices; and to improve interactive English languageinstruction across diverse instructional mediums. Graduates willdevelop their capabilities as adaptive and creative thinkers and beequipped with strong academic research skills and superior theoreticaland practical knowledge of English language teaching.

Applications for fall semester 2012 will be accepted through August 30,2012. For more information, please see our website

or contact Program Director Professor Scott Boyd

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

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