Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)
The teaching English as a second or other language (TESOL) degree and certification programs are specifically designed for those who want to teach ESL classes. In these programs, you'll learn about language acquisition, linguistics and methods of teaching ESL and EFL (English as a foreign language.)
Kean also offers an alternate route program for teaching English as a second language that enables you to be employed as an ESL teacher while you complete your ESL training.
With an emphasis on action research and a flexible approach to teaching diverse students, Kean graduates are equipped to become true leaders in the field of TESOL education.
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