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Applied Linguistics & Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

Welcome to Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Welcome to the Applied Linguistics (AL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. The AL and TESOL program is interested in questions related to the nature of language as a biological, physical, or psychological phenomenon, as well as to questions concerning how language is used by native speakers and language learners as an interactional, social, or cultural phenomenon. The AL and TESOL program is also deeply concerned with how first and second languages are learned, taught, and assessed in a wide range of real-world or laboratory contexts.

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Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

Applications for fall 2016 admission are due beginning in January; All M.A. and Ed.M. tracks are due January 15 (priority) or April 15 (final); Ed.D. tracks are due January 2 (priority) or April 2 (final). For more information about the application requirements, please click here.

View the 2016 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Documentary here!

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Program Director: Professor Hansun Waring

Box: 66

Teachers College, Columbia University
316 Zankel

Contact Person: Program Secretary: Tamika Bota

Phone: (212) 678-3795    Fax: (212) 678-3428   


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