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B.Ed. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

This program is not open for January 2015.


Year 0 - Freshman Year

Students are required to attend the Freshman Year advising session on Wednesday, August 27, 11:00 a.m., Education Building, Room 216.

Students should refer to the Teaching English as a Second Language new student website for Freshman Program course selection advice, program information and up to date information on adviser availability.

Students may have their course selection for Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 approved as soon as they have registered on Minerva. This may be done by email or at the session. Students should e-mail Advisedise [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Please include your name, student number and the email subject heading "Freshman Course Selection". Please make sure to use your McGill email address. We can access your registration so it is not necessary for you to type in the courses on your email. We will verify your course selection and email you a confirmation within 4-5 business days.

Year 1 - First Year Profile

Students are required to attend the Advising Session during CSI (CEGEP Students Information Day) on Thursday, June 5 or on Thursday, August 28, at 9:30 a.m., Education Building, Room 216.

Year 1 students should register for the following courses:

Fall term:
- EDFE 209 (First Field Experience)
- EDSL 210 (First Year Professional Seminar)
- EDEC 215 (English Exam for Teacher Certification)
- EDEC 260 or EDEC 261
- EDPE 300
- EDSL 300
- EDSL 350

Registration Tip: Check Class Schedule on Minerva to find the CRNs (Course Reference Numbers) for EDFE 209 and EDSL 210. In the Registration Menu select Quick Add and enter the CRNs for both courses.

Winter term:
- EDEC 203
- EDEC 248
- EDSL 215* or Complementary Academic (refer to http://www.mcgill.ca/dise/progs/tesl/new) or EDEC 262
- EDEE 325 or EDES 366
- LING 200 or LING 201.

*Exemption from EDSL 215 (no credit) is possible for students who completed French Secondary School (not French Immersion) or who took the French Language Centre placement test and were placed in FRSL 321 or higher.