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Certificate in Teaching English in International Contexts

The Certificate in Teaching English in International Contexts is an advanced certificate available to any student at Texas Tech enrolled in any graduate program who is considering teaching outside the United States. Students may begin taking graduate courses for the certificate during their last semester of undergraduate study if they have a GPA of 3.0 or above and are within 12 hours of graduation.


Required Courses for the Graduate Certificate

LING 5312: Linguistics for Educators (CMLL 5307)

LING 5322: Theoretical and Research Foundations of Language Teaching

LING 5328: Teaching English in International Contexts


In addition, students must choose two (2) of the following

LING 5325: Technology in Second Language Teaching

LING 5320: Second Language Writing

LING 5327: Second Language Curriculum Design

LING 5340: Second Language Testing (CMLL 5305)

LING 5382: Seminar in Second Language Instruction (CMLL 5301), when topic is on skill development. See advisor for approval.

For additional information on teaching English in International Contexts, contact the certificate advisor Dr. Greta Gorsuch.