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Upon completion of the MA in TESOL program, students will be able to:

  • IMG 0295AU TESOL Chair Dr. Rod EllisCarry out a detailed literature review using relevant bibliographical resources from print and online resources
  • Articulate current conceptual and theoretical trends, issues and concerns in the fields of applied linguistics and language pedagogy
  • Describe current research issues and concerns
  • Design a range of curriculum modules, lesson plans, pedagogical materials and assessment tools to meet a range of learner needs
  • Summarize significant research findings in the field
  • Evaluate and critique syllabuses, curricula and pedagogical materials
  • Analyze samples of language from first and second language users using phonological, lexical, morphosyntactic and discoursal tools
  • Design, implement and evaluate two pieces of original research into language acquisition and/or use
  • Devise and implement appropriate strategies for their own ongoing professional development.