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Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Master
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    2 Years

Helps to provide an in-depth understanding of current theories about the English Language systems and how languages are taught and learned.
Suitable for: People from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including educators from the state and private sectors in both foreign language teaching, teaching English as a foreign language, language testers, curriculum developers, materials writers, and others involved in teaching and learning languages. The TESOL route is specifically for teachers of English as a second language.

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Requisitos: First Degree in a related subject (Languages, Linguistics, Education, Psychology, Sociology or other related area); teaching experience in Linguistics/TESOL also taken into account. Degree classification 2.1 or equivalent from other countries. Language teaching experience recommended but not essential.


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comienzo Ubicación
01 octubre 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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Course overview

The course focuses on aspects of curriculum and syllabus development, second language acquisition theories and classroom management, but also takes a sociolinguistic and sociocultural approach to looking at second language acquisition, learning and teaching.


Core modules

  • 20,000 word dissertation
  • Syllabus Design and Materials Development
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Discourse in Society
  • Postgraduate Research Methods

Optional modules

  • a module from Intercultural Communication
  • Independent Learning Project - This module enables students to work independently on topics not provided within existing modules, subject to the availability of a suitable supervisor.


We use a wide range of assessments in order to enable students to illustrate both an understanding of theoretical issues and their practical application.


2 years, part-time. All teaching takes place in the evening, allowing students to pursue paid employment during the day.

Teaching times

Depending on semester:

  • Mon 6.00-8.00pm, or
  • Thurs 6.00-8.00pm

Teaching times for guidance only and subject to change.

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Career opportunities: Students graduating with the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL work in a wide variety of language learning and teaching-related professions. These include: teaching English or other languages to non-native speakers in both the UK and abroad; curriculum, test and materials development; and language policy. Others choose to stay in academia to study for a PhD in a cognate subject.