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Mexico-Queretaro: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Session 3
August 16 - September 12, 2015 (9 Credits)
TESL 437C Seminar in TESOL (2 Credits)
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Earn Western credits towards your degree AND a certificate that will qualify you to teach English around the world. Start TESOL courses at Western this Spring and complete the program with a four or eight-week cultural immersion and teaching experience in the beautiful Mexican city of Querétaro.
TESL 437C (equivalent to TESL 432) Seminar in TESOL (2 Credits)
TESL 437D (equivalent to TESL 435) Practicum in TESOL (2 Credits)
Other options for TESOL courses in Mexico include:
Trish Skillman has been director of the TESOL program since 1998 and has taught in the program since 1992. Her international scholarship began in the International Relations Program at Stanford University, and her current work focuses on integrating TESOL into teacher education for K-12 schools. Her international experience includes being an exchange student in Japan for one year during high school. Since that time she has been a Crossroads Africa volunteer to Ghana, taught English in France for four years, and thoroughly enjoyed discovering the Spanish language and Mexican culture by leading Western students on summer programs to Queretaro.
Bethany Johnson has been a TESOL instructor for 10 years and a teacher in the Bellingham Public Schools since 1998. She is an ELL Specialist at the middle and high school level and finds great joy in working with her students and families. Growing up in South America informed her love of other cultures as well as her interest in languages. Besides spending time with her partner and two young children, she loves traveling, hiking, and listening to live music. There is no better way she can think of to spend 4 weeks of her summer than helping Western students uncover their passion around teaching English in the exquisite city of Queretaro.
Mary Browning has taught ESOL and directed English language programs in the US and Canada for 30+ years. At Western, she teaches international students at the Intensive English Program. Her work experience has focused on English for Academic Purposes with graduate and undergraduate student populations. Besides EAP, Mary has worked in diverse ESOL settings including adult education, refugee resettlement, workforce programs, military bases, linguistic centers, a conversation school, and writing centers. Mary’s second language experience includes living and teaching in French-speaking milieus in Quebec and Cree First Nations reserves in northern Canada. Mary has an MA in Comparative Education and a TESOL Graduate Diploma from McGill University. She also serves as a CEA Reviewer.
Jose Luis Villa, OLE Center for Spanish Language and Culture
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