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

This program prepares students to become specialist teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) at both the elementary school level (including regular and intensive ESL) and the secondary school level (including regular ESL and EESL – Enriched English as a Second Language). The program consists of academic and professional components. The academic components provide students with opportunities to develop a broad liberal education and to study language and language learning from linguistic, social, cultural and psychological perspectives. The professional components support school-based field experiences which are enhanced by studies in pedagogy and educational foundations.