Teaching English as a Second Language

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Winter 2018
TESL 410

Teaching a Second Language


Ur, Penny (2012). A course in English language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN-13: 978-1107684676 - 2nd Edition.


Gilmour Jope
TESL 420

Curriculum & Assessment in Second Language Education


Curriculum & Assessment in Second Language Education


Christison, M. & Murray, D. (2014). What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume III: Designing Curriculum. NY & London: Routledge. ISBN-10: 0415662559 / ISBN-13: 978-0415662550


Law, B. & Eckes, M. (2007). Assessment and ESL: An Alternative Approach. Winnipeg, MB:Portage & Main Press. 2nd edition. ISBN-10: 1553790936 ISBN-13: 978-1553790938

Centre for the Canadian Language Benchmarks

(2012). CLB Support Kit. Hardcopy $25 or free pdf versions available at:


ISBN 978-1-897100-33-2 e-version ISBN 978-1-897100-63-9

(2014). Portfolio-Based Language Assessment: Guide for Teachers and Programs. Free pdf version available at:


No print version - just downloadable pdf from site


Seonaigh MacPherson
TESL 433

Second Language Practicum


Farrell, T. (2015). Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education: A Framework for TESOL Professional. Routledge   

Seonaigh MacPherson


Fall 2018
TESL 400

Foundations of Second Language Education

Textbooks: TBA  

TESL 408

Applied Linguistics in Second Language Education

Textbooks: TBA


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