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of Liberty University’s vision from the beginning, and today Liberty has 20 NCAA
Division I athletic teams, 41 Club Sports teams, and 20 intramural sports.
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A Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) will provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of second language acquisition and teaching methods and materials. Students will also learn about the syntax and phonology of the major languages of the world and develop solutions to various cross-cultural and cross-linguistic problems involved in oral and written communications.
Courses You Could Take
Introduction to Linguistics (LING 301)
Modern Grammar (TESL 373)
Second Language Acquisition (TESL 403)
Issues and Practices in TESL (TESL 405)
Internship in TESL (TESL 499)
B.A. in TESL
36 credit hours classroom courses
40 clock hours practicum experience
3 credit hours (135 clock hours) internship in TESL
"The TESL/FL program shaped me as an educator and as a person. I was surrounded by incredible professors who genuinely care for their students and instill a love of learning. I have received many compliments about my teaching techniques and knowledge of ESL learners from other teachers, and it is because of the solid TESL/FL program at Liberty University." - Alexis Hagopian, TESL/FL major