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Learn how to help non-native English speakers develop language skills.

Webster's graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. The TEFL certificate is designed for students interested in teaching outside of the United States in both adult and K-12 settings. Students seeking this graduate certificate must have earned a recognized baccalaureate degree and meet the admission and acceptance criteria, as outlined in the graduate program’s Academic Policies. Students may receive the Webster University TEFL certificate by completing a minimum of 21 credit hours toward the MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Graduate Certificate

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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Certificate Requirements

All courses are 3 hours unless otherwise marked.

  • TESL 5230 Second Language Acquisition
  • TESL 5139 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Methods
  • TESL 5220 Curriculum Development in Second Language Classrooms
  • TESL 5350 Language and Culture
  • TESL 5710 Grammar for ESL/EFL Teachers
    or TESL 5720 Teaching English Pronunciation
  • TESL 5040 Practicum in ESOL (taken at the end of the program)
  • TESL 5311 Principles and Practices of Language Testing
  • TESL 5030 Language History, Planning, and Policy
  • TESL 5710 Grammar for ESL/EFL Teachers
  • TESL 5720 Teaching English Pronunciation
  • COMM 5340 Language Arts Seminars: Teaching Language and Language Issues
  • COMM 5344 Introduction to Linguistics
  • COMM 5199 Teaching Writing

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Founded in 1915, Webster University is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. In 2019, Webster Tashkent joined our network to bring the best of American education with the first U.S. university in central Asia.

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