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Welcome to Applied Linguistics & 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.
2017 Student Award Winners
We are pleased to announce our APPLE Award recipients for outstanding MA projects and John F. Fanselow Awards for outstanding teacher work! Congratulations to APPLE Award recipients Daniel Eskin and Dani Scheffler, and John F. Fanselow Award recipients Becky Gould, Vincent Pham, and Hsu-Ping Tuan.
Visit our Student Awards page for their respective project titles and previous award winners.
Fall 2018 Application Deadlines
Applications for fall 2018 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.
In Our TESOL Classroom
Visit Lecturer Cate Crosby's Class, "TESOL Classroom Practices"
Course 4077 is an introduction to the major language teaching methods and approaches that have been influential in the 20th century. On this day, Dr. Crosby, Lecturer in TESOL, and her class discuss issues of language learning and teaching.
Conferences & Working Groups
Program Director: Vivian Lindhardsen
Teachers College, Columbia University
Contact Person: Program Secretary: Tamika BotaPhone: (212) 678-3795 Fax: (212) 678-3428