The Applied Linguistics track
in NAU’s MA TESL program covers a blend of
theoretical and practical issues, ranging from linguistics to ESL methodology.
In addition, you will have the opportunity for a one-semester supervised
Central courses include:
- Second Language Acquisition
- Research Methods in
- ESL Methods
- Assessment for Second
All MA TESL students take Foundations
of Language Teaching and Learning, Grammatical Foundations, Introduction to
Linguistics, and Sociolinguistics.
In the Applied Linguistics emphasis, you will
take four electives, two of which must be graduate TESL/applied linguistics
One goal of this track is to prepare students
for Ph.D. level study in applied linguistics.
Please refer to the academic catalog for specific course information.
Graduate Student Association of Applied Linguistics