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|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer I||2014||02/01/2014**||Rolling Admission||06/17/2014||06/28/2014|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program upon review of the student's application and upon acceptance be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Area of Studies:||Teaching English as a Second Language||Featured Programs by Department:||MA-TESL|
|Minimum GPA Requirement:||3.0||Faculty Leader(s):||Hunter, James|
|Program Type:||Faculty-Led||Academic Level:||Graduate Student, Senior|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Housing Options:||Apartment|
Program Overview:TESOL in Tuscany consists of one three-credit course (MTSL 401/501: Theory and Practice in Language Teaching) and a one-credit EFL Language Camp (MTSL 480/580). In addition to credits, receive a TESOL Certificate upon successful completion of the program. TESOL in Tuscany is for students seeking adventure in Italy, students working toward an ELL endorsement, and potential ESL/EFL instructors considering teaching English in the United States or overseas. Theory and Practice in Language Teaching includes Italian lessons. The Language Camp provides participants with hands-on teaching experience and classroom observation working with Italian students of various English proficiency levels.
Location:The Mozilo Center: The Gonzaga-in-Florence Campus is located in the center of Florence, not far from the Duomo, and looks onto the Giardino dei Semplici, a sixteenth century garden created by the Medici family. It is a few steps from Fra Angelico’s frescoes painted for the San Marco monastery and minutes from Michelangelo’s David in the Galleria dell’Academia.
Course and Schedules:MTSL 401/501 Theory and Practice of Language Teaching
MTSL 480/580 Language Camp Practicum
This course will examine issues, theories, and practices of language learning and teaching as well as ESL/EFL methodologies in a variety of settings.
8:30-11:45am Full class meeting (may include teaching team planning time)
12:45-3:00pm Classroom observations and participation in the Language Camp
3:00-4:00pm Debriefing with Language Camp teachers or further planning time if needed
Housing and Meals:Hotel De La Pace - Is where will be staying during their program while in Florence.
The program will provide a few meals including a welcome and farewell dinner. Participants are responsible for the majority of their meals.
Cost:Summer (click the link)