Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL)

The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program prepares its students for myriad career opportunities from classroom teaching to curriculum design, technology enhanced learning, and more. You will also have the opportunity to rub elbows with professors who are global leaders in the language education field.

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Requirements for Admission

I. Coursework at Middlebury

Completion of a BA with a minor in linguistics from Middlebury or completion of LNGT 0101 Introduction to Linguistics, LNGT 0102 Introduction to Sociolinguistics, and one unit of Linguistics electives (approved by Middlebury). A grade of B or better is required in all linguistics courses taken at Middlebury.

II. Language Skills

Students are required to have advanced language skills in English.

Course Requirements: Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)

Principles and Practices of Language Teaching (EDUC 8500), Introduction to Classroom Observation (EDUC 8505), Educational Research Methods (EDUC 8510), Curriculum Design (EDUC 8520), Structure of English (LING 8530), Second Language Acquisition (EDUC 8630), Language Assessment (EDUC 8540), Applied Linguistics Research (LING 8640), Practicum (EDUC 8620), Portfolio (EDUC 8650), and 3 credits of electives.

In all cases, students must have a minimum of 30 credits from MIIS to complete this degree.