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Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language

Residential Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language

Equip yourself with the skills you need to teach English as a second language to students overseas and in the U.S. with a residential minor in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). Enhance your career with a theoretical and practical understanding of second language acquisition, and gain insight into effective teaching methods and materials. This minor is available to all students.

At Liberty University, you’ll study under experienced professors and gain hands-on experience in your required internship as you develop solutions to complex cross-cultural and linguistic problems. These valuable skills will prepare you to teach or perform TESL-related functions in job settings around the world.

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Gain Skills In:

  • Linguistics
  • Modern and applied grammar
  • Second language acquisition
  • Issues and practices in teaching English as a second language

Academic Information: Teaching English as a Second Language Minor 

Credit Hours

  • 18 credit hours

Program of Study

Teaching English as a Second Language Minor – Resident

Featured TESL Courses

  • Modern Grammar (TESL 333)
  • Applied Grammar (TESL 373)
  •  Second Language Acquisition (TESL 403)
  • Issues and Practice in TES/FL (TESL 405)

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