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Let's learn more than a language. Let's learn to unite.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Central Lancashire is delivered through personal and interactive sessions with academics and fellow students, developing the necessary skills for you to become a professional within this field.

A quarter of the world's population can speak English to some degree and as this is continuing to rise, there is a requirement to respond to the global demand of English teachers as the world continues to learn.

TESOL combines development of cultural awareness and people skills with subject skills that ensures your growing confidence to enter and grow as a professional in this field.

There is also the option to combine TESOL with a modern foreign language.

You’ll be taught in class sizes that will allow our academics to get to know you and for you to know everyone.

Fundamental to the courses are the practical sessions. You’ll get the opportunity to volunteer as a teaching assistant aided by experienced teachers. You’ll also have opportunities to work at local charities where you will be helping their service users.

You will also get the opportunity to extend your learning experience with the option to travel to a non-English speaking country to practice your teaching.

Fundamental throughout will be your development as a teacher, gaining practical skills in aspects of teaching whilst developing reflective and observational skills.

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Why choose us?

  • Opportunity to gain recognised external qualification - Trinity CertTESOL.

  • Opportunity to study abroad in a non-English speaking country to practise your skills.

  • State-of-the-art learning centre, with interactive video, satellite television, computers, and other self-study audio and video materials.
Sounds Interesting?

Future Careers and Opportunities

Graduates have followed careers in teaching, education management, training, publishing, the civil service, translating and interpreting while others have followed further postgraduate studies including PhD. Many of our graduates are now working abroad.

Opportunities also arise for students to become involved in research projects within the team.

We have a well-established network of alumni from our courses with whom we can put students in contact with.

Join us for an Open Day this Autumn

Our Open Days are designed to give you a taste of what it's like to study with us and explore the very facilities you will be making use of during your studies.

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