News and Announcements
The MA-TESOL program has a new Practicum Coordinator! We would like to welcome Amy Ephrem to our faculty. Amy is a former MA-TESOL student who currently teaches ESL at Bellevue College. Amy will be supervising students who are completing their studies with a practicum at a local community college. She will also teach a Language Learning Practicum course and a Cultural Practicum course for our international students.
SPU faculty Eli Hinkel will lead two sessions at the international TESOL convention in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2016- Teaching Academic Writing with Research-Based Construction Techniques and Teaching English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages.
The School of Teaching English
Seattle Pacific University has a partnership with the School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) . S-TESL offers post-bachelor certificates in TESOL and the Washington state ELL endorsement. S-TESL students may apply up to 12 graduate credits toward their future MA-TESOL degree at SPU.
Upcoming workshops at S-TESL include Dr. Keith Folse speaking on Practical Information for Teaching Grammar to Adult ESL Learners on Jan 23rd and Nina Weinstein presenting How to Teach Listening Comprehension so That Learners Can Teach Themselves English on Feb. 27th. Contact Caitlin at 781-8607 to register.
The School of Teaching ESL, February 8th from 6:30-7:30 pm at the School of Teaching ESL, 9620 Stone Ave. N.
Seattle Pacific University, May 11th, from 12:00-1:00 pm at Weter Hall 201.
University of Washington, May, TBD
Call 206-281-2670 or 206-781-8607 for more information.
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