Teaching ESL Linguistics

This certificate is intended for students seeking an introduction to the theory behind the practice of teaching of English as a second language (TESL). The program emphasizes an understanding of a wide range o f concepts from linguistics and applied linguistics.

overview

The Teaching ESL Linguistics program is in the Department of Linguistics within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Credential: Certificate

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How to apply

The certificate program

You may add a certificate program to any major. Speak to your faculty advisor.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Acting Coach
  • Audiologist
  • Career Development Officer
  • Communication Specialist
  • Community Educator
  • Copy Editor
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Editor
  • Endangered Languages Educator
  • ESL Teacher
  • Federal and Provincial Relations Officer
  • Foreign Language Instructor
  • Immigration Officer
  • Journalist
  • Lexicographer (terminology, dictionary work)
  • Librarian
  • Market Researcher
  • Overseas Trade Representative
  • Publisher
  • Reporter/Staff Writer
  • Sociolinguist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Writer