Master of Arts in Language Teaching

University of Nebraska Omaha
United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
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Entry Requirements

  • Online Application
  • One official copy of transcripts for ALL institutions previously attended
  • Application Fee
  • If English is not the language of nurture, official test scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE exam are required
  1. 500 on the written TOEFL
  2. 173 on the computer-based TOEFL
  3. 61 on the internet-based TOEFL
  4. 5.5 on the IELTS
  5. 44 on the PTE
  • Minimum GPA of at least 3.0 in undergraduate courses related to proposed major

Program - Specific Requirements:

  • International students are required to have a minimum T OEFL score of 250 computer - based, 100 internet - based or a 68 PTE.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • For students pursuing a concentration in French, German, or Spanish , a written target - language sample of five to seven pages in length. Students may submit a paper prepared for an undergraduate language class, or compose a new paper on any topic.
  • For students pursuing a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) , a five - to seven - page writing sample in English. Students may submit a paper prepared for an undergraduate English class, or compose a new paper on any topic.
  • Applicant must have taken ENGL 3610: Introduction to Linguistics or an equivalent course. Those who do not meet this requirement may be admitted provisionally.
  • An oral target - language sample via MP3 or WAV file is required . The target oral sample should be a simple description, three to five minutes in length, i.e., a description of one’s family, job, an important event, etc.

Curriculum

Student must select an area of concentration.

French Concentration

  • FREN 8226: Struc ture of FREN Language (3 hours)
  • Literature Course / Literary Criticism (3 hours)
  • TED 8006: Special Methods in Teach ing Foreign Languages (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8960: Sem inar Speci al Topics (3 hours)
  • FREN 8440: Seminar Compositi on (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8020: Semina r FL/TESOL Research (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8030: Seminar SLA Theory (3
  • FLNG 8040: Seminar Assessmen t and Material Design (3 hours); or equivalent course approved by your advisor
  • FREN 8960 and 8 966: Study Abroad (6 hours)
  • The Study Abroad requirement may be replaced by 6 hours of additional coursework pending department approval.
  • Choose one from TED 8540, 8550, 85 60, 8570, 8580, 8590 (3 hours)
  • Elective (3 hours in target language) :
  • This course is approved in consultation with the Graduate advisor during the advising process.

German Concentration

  • GERM 8226: Structure of GERM Language (3 hours)
  • Literature Course / Literary Criticism (3 hours)
  • TED 8006: Special Methods in Teach ing Foreign Languages (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8960: Seminar Special Topics (3 hours)
  • GERM 8440: Seminar Composition (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8020: Semin ar FL/TESOL Research (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8030: Seminar SLA Theory (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8040: Seminar Assessmen t and Material Design (3 hours); or equivalent course approved by your advisor
  • GERM 8960 and 8966: Study Abroa d (6 hours)

The Study Abroad requirement may be replaced by 6 hours of additional coursework pending department approval.

Choose one from TED 8540, 8550, 8560, 8570, 8580 , 8590 (3 hours) Elective (3 hours in target language)

This course is approved in consultation with the Graduate advisor during the advising process.

Spanish Concentration

  • SPAN 8226: Structure of SPAN Language (3 hours)
  • Literature Course / Literary Criticism (3 hours)
  • TED 8006: Special Methods in Teaching Foreign Languages (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8960: Seminar Special Topics (3 hours)
  • SPAN 8440: Seminar Composition (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8020: Seminar FL/TESOL Research (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8030: Seminar SLA Theory (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8040: Seminar Assessme nt and Material Design (3 hours); or equivalent course approved by your advisor
  • SPAN 8960 and 8966: Study Abroad (6 hours)

The Study Abroad requirement may be replaced by 6 hours of additio nal coursework pending department approval.

  • Choose one from TED 8540, 8550, 8560, 8570, 8580, 8590 (3 hours) Elective (3 hours in target language)

This course is approved in consultation with the Graduate advisor during the advising process. Teaching E nglish to Speakers of Other Languages Concentration (TESOL)

  • ENGL 8656: Structure of English (3 hours)
  • Writing Seminar (3 hours)
  • Literature Seminar (3 hours)
  • ENGL 8740: Discourse, Culture and Power (3 hours)
  • TED 8006: Special Methods in ESL (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8 960: Special Topics (3 hours)
  • ENGL 8780: Pedagogic Field Experience in TESOL (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8020: Seminar FL/TESOL Research (3 hours)
  • F LNG 8030: Seminar SLA Theory (3 hours)
  • FLNG 8040: Seminar Assessment and Materials Design (3 hours); or equivalent course approved by your advisor
  • Choose one from TED 8540, 8550, 8560, 8570, 8580, or 8590 (3 credit hours) Elective (3 hours)

This course is approved in consultation with the Graduate advisor durin g the advising process.

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