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MA TESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, with Applied Linguistics

Overview

The MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics at UCLan Cyprus is designed for language teaching practitioners who would like to deepen their understanding of language teaching methodologies and applied linguistics through graduate study.

Studying at the Postgraduate level allows teachers to enrich their knowledge with the latest developments in language acquisition and learning, testing and teaching materials design theories and approaches.

With an ever-increasing emphasis on English language skills in today’s economy, teachers at a variety of institutional contexts are asked to be accountable for their students’ attainment in language skills. Choosing our MA in TESOL with Applied Linguistics program can allow teachers to respond to these challenges as confident teaching professionals.

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*MA in TESOL with applied linguistics will not run the academic year 2019/2020

Modules

Compulsory
• Language Analysis
• Methodology in TESOL
• Second Language Acquisition
• Dissertation

Optional
• Curriculum Design
• Course and Materials Design
• Student-Initiated Module (SIM) in TESOL/ Applied Linguistics
• Language in Interaction
• Corpus-Informed Language Teaching
• Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
• Teaching English for Academic and Specific Purposes
• Testing & Assessment
• Teaching Business English
• The Analysis of Language & Practice for the TESOL classroom
• World Englishes
• TESOL Work Placement
• Teaching Language through Literature
• Teaching English to Young Learners
• Teaching Practicum

 

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Career Options

Graduates will be eligible for employment as teaching professionals at private and state institutions, both in Cyprus and abroad, teaching English to non-native speakers of the language. With an ever-increasing emphasis on English language skills in today’s world for internationalisation of business and economy, this programme opens opportunities for a rewarding and fulfilling career and one which will enable graduates to travel widely and come into contact with other cultures. The programme also has the potential for a positive economic and developmental effect though the recruitment of high level faculty, and via the encouragement of research activities. In order to achieve this, the University will strive to develop close collaborative relationships with local and international universities and research centres.

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Dr Maria Zeniou

Assistant Professor in Educational Innovation and Research


MZeniou1@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694024

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Dr Andri Kanikli

LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS, COURSE LEADER OF BA (HONS) ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDIES


AKanikli@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694069

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Dr Sviatlana Karpava

LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS, COURSE LEADER OF MA TESOL


SKarpava@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694104

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Dr Elena Kkese

ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN ENGLISH STUDIES/LINGUISTICS


EKkese@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694000

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