Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)City Centre Campus
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Rank: 33 (TCUG)
Location: City Centre Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £17750
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University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
OverviewThis is the ideal programme if you'd like to teach English as a foreign language or are already doing so but would like more training.More particularly, the programme aims:
- To make you aware of theoretical issues in language teaching and learning
- To develop your understanding of current, practical classroom methodology
- To introduce you to the latest approaches to language analysis
- To help you understand the connections between theory and practice.
A 2.1 Honours degree usually in English, linguistics or education or a similar subject is required. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.
IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool, Teacher training and education .
About this university
The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isnâ€™t a studentâ€™s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.