TES/FL Internship – TESL 499

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

Professional-supervised experience in first-hand internship opportunities in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language. Must apply semester prior to completing internship.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


This course provides an opportunity for students to have first-hand experience in teaching English as a second/foreign language under faculty supervision.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Internship Update and Signed Log (8)

Students in this internship are required to complete and track 135 hours of teaching, planning, creating curriculum, and observation at an approved organization site under the direct supervision of a TESL credentialed supervisor using the Internship Update and Signed Log Form. 

Supervisor Evaluation

At the conclusion of the students 135 hours of service in their internship site/location, the student should request from their supervisor an internship evaluation.

Reflection Paper

The student will write a 750-1,000 word reflection paper in current {APA, Turabian, etc.} format that focuses on the internship experience.