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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

TESL Licensure — Minor

Page address: http://english.mnsu.edu/tesl/teslminor.html

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Licensure Minor

The TESL licensure minor prepares students to teach English as a second lan- guage (ESL) in grades K-12. As a free-standing licensure program, it is the fully recognized standard for teaching ESL in Minnesota and need not be upgraded to a major at any time.

Policies/Information

GPA: A grade of “C” or better must be earned for minor credit or for licensure.

P/N Grading: Work done for the minor or for licensure must be done for a letter grade above the 200 level.

Required for Minor at the Undergraduate Level (28 credits)

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 381 Intoduction to English Linguistics
4
ENG 482 English Structure
4
ENG 484 Pedagogical Grammar and Academic English
4
ENG 485 Language and Culture in TESL
4
ENG 486 Theories in Teaching ESL
4
ENG 487 Methods in Teaching ESL
4
ENG 489 Policies and Programs in ESL
4

Required for Minor at the Graduate Level (27 credits)

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 689 Studies in English Linguistics
3
ENG 582 English Structures
4
ENG 584 Pedagogical Grammar and Academic English
4
ENG 585 Language and Culture in TESL
4
ENG 586 Theories in Teaching ESL
4
ENG 587 Methods in Teaching ESL
4
ENG 589 Policies and Programs in ESL
4

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Teaching positions in the United States and abroad are daily posted on the TESL Listserv. Free subscriptions to the TESL Listserv can be obtained through LISTSERV@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU (SUB TESL-L). A separate subscription to the job list is then necessary (SUB TESLJOB-L). Job openings are posted regularly on the user's e-mail.

Some of the sites listed above offer job links. Other useful web sites for job hunters include:

For more information about the TESL Minor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, please contact

Dr. Nancy Drescher
Minnesota State University, Mankato
230 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Telephone: (507) 389-5504
E-mail: nancy.drescher@mnsu.edu

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