Linguistics/Language Teaching

Middlebury students interested in linguistics can advance their studies by taking courses in the following two programs at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS): MA in Teaching Foreign Languages and MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

The TFL curriculum combines academic preparation with practical pedagogical training. It equips teachers with skills and expertise to become flexible and innovative educators, able to effectively respond to learners' needs, cultural differences, and language program requirements. TFL graduates frequently find positions as university professors, language program administrators, and educational technologists around the world.

Spend your study away semester earning your TFL Certificate at MIIS.

The TESOL curriculum is distinguished by its solid foundation in the fields of linguistics, language pedagogy, and applied linguistics research. Students receive training in a broad range of topics necessary to development as education professionals. It prepares them for myriad career opportunities from classroom teaching to curriculum design, technology enhanced learning, and more.

Spend your study away semester earning your TESOL Certificate at MIIS.