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

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Welcome

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

Spring 2015 MATESOL Conference: Think Globally, Teach Locally: TESOL in Our Backyards

Announcing this semester's MA TESOL Graduate Student Conference - Think Globally, Teach Locally: TESOL in Our Backyards. - on Friday, May 8, 2015. Registration will be near Humanities 581. More information about the graduates and the conference is available at the official conference Web site. Please feel free to share this site with colleagues interested in an afternoon of stimulating presentations and celebration of our graduates' work!

 

TESOL Talk -- Beyond the Capstone: How to break into the Bay Area TESOL community

The SF State M.A. TESOL Student Association invites you to the 3rd TESOL Talk Event of the 2014-2015 School Year:

A Job Forum featuring a panel of distinguished representatives from various Bay Area institutions who are willing to share information about their respective institutions. Friday, April 3, 3:00pm-5:00pm ~ in Humanities 217 on the SF State Campus.

See more information on the event Web page.

         

Admissions Update

The deadline for applications for Fall 2015 applications has been EXTENDED to May 1, 2015.  Please see these links for admissions information: Graduate Studies Application Information and MA TESOL Program Admissions Information.  (The MA TESOL Program does not currently accept applications for Spring admissions.)

Congratulations to our Fall 2014 graduates!

Congratulations to our Fall 2014 graduates on their MA degrees, and for hosting a wonderful MATESOL Conference: "We inspire. We empower. We teach." on Friday, December 5, 2014.  Please visit the conference website for highlights.

M.A. TESOL Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, the M.A.TESOL Program held a gala event on October 17th paying tribute to the contributions of our alumni, faculty and students, and celebrating the program's contributions to the field of TESOL and our ongoing committment to innovation and excellence in teacher training.   The video documentary created in honor of this milestone in the program's history is available to view online.  You can also cut and paste the following link: http://hittleman.com/video/tesol/

For more information and photos from the event,  see the event page.    You can also cut and paste the following link:  http://matesol50.wordpress.com/

 

TESOL Talk--Academic Preparedness Project: Teaching Low Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition for Adults

The SFSU MA TESOL Student Association is pleased to invite you to a special event featuring Dr. Anne Whiteside of City College San Francisco and SFSU.

Please join San Francisco State University's M.A. TESOL students, alumni and faculty for an afternoon including an enlightening academic presentation and engaging discussion.

Friday, November 7 in Humanities 587 on the SFSU campus

For details, see the event page.

Fall 2015 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.

TESOL Talk--Gesturing the Source Domain: Exploring the Metaphorical Models of Transgenderism

The SFSU MA TESOL Student Association is pleased to invite you to a special event featuring the Linguistics Program’s newest tenure track faculty member, Dr. Jenny Lederer.

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

Friday, September 26, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Humanities 207 on the SFSU campus.

For details, see the event page.

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