MA Degree in English: Concentration in TESOL {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Welcome to SFSU’s M.A. TESOL program website! We are one of the oldest TESOL programs in the United States, and we'll be celebrating our 50th anniversary this year!

Our program features an internationally recognized faculty, culturally diverse teaching context, and a varied curriculum that integrates theory and practice. 



News and Announcements

Congratulations Class of Spring 2014!

Congratulations to our Spring 2014 graduates on their MA degrees, and for hosting the very successful and well-attended MATESOL Conference "A Mosaic of Theory and Practice" on Friday, May 2, 2014. Visit the conference website for highlights.

TESOL Talk: Stories of Student Success

The SFSU MA TESOL Student Association is pleased to invite you to a TESOL Talk featuring TESOL Teacher of the Year and SFSU MA TESOL Alumni Ann Fontanella.

Please join San Francisco State University's M.A. TESOL students, alumni and faculty for this engaging presentation.

Friday, April 25, in Humanities 587 on the SFSU campus.

For details, see the event page.

Welcome to our Visiting Scholar, Francisco Carlos Foga├ža

The MA TESOL Program extends a warm welcome to our visiting scholar Francisco Carlos Fogaça, who is a Professor at the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Brazil.  Dr. Fogaça will be at SFSU through fall semester, 2014.  His research interests include teacher education, critical literacy, and cultural studies in language education. Click here to see his biography.

Save the date! M.A. TESOL 50th anniversary celebration

Mark your calendars and save the date for the SFSU M.A. TESOL 50th anniversary celebration this fall. The event will take place Friday, October 17, 2014 on the San Francisco State University campus, and all in the M.A. TESOL community are welcome.We hope to see you there!

Please see the event page for details.    You can also cut and paste the following link:

Fall 2014 Linguistics & TESOL Schedule

Please see the M.A. TESOL and Linguistics Schedules page for a class list and visual schedule grid. Check the SFSU Online Schedule for updated class information before the start of priority registration.

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