A in English Language Teaching (ELT) Program aims at offering for those already involved or to be
involved in English Language education, a comprehensive understanding of the areas of applied
linguistics which have a bearing on the field. Students (considered participants/trainees here) are also
required to complete a research dissertation on a topic relevant to language education. That is, the
program explores current issues, practices and research methods in ELT and gives trainee teachers the
opportunity to acquire competence and practicing teachers to deepen their understanding of the
theoretical and practical issues that impact on the classroom. In addition, it gives them the tools to
undertake research in a specific area of interest and further their own professional development.
Though there are courses of theory and research, this program is practical and relevant to the ELT
classroom today, and is designed to enhance students' professional standing and career prospects in
English Language teaching and related fields of work.
MA in English Language Teaching (ELT) Program is constituted of 4 semesters, each of 4 months, and
offers 12 courses, each of 3 credits. Thus the students will have to complete 36 credits in 12 courses for
the MA Degree in ELT.
Admission form and prospectus are available in the admission office/ reception desk. After the verification of necessary documents, the applicants are allowed to deposit the admission fees and sign on the application form to complete the admission process.
The following documents are needed at the time of admission:
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit|
|ELT 501||English Phonetics and Phonology||3|
|ELT 502||English Syntax||3|
|ELT 503||Technical Writing in English||3|
|ELT 504||Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis||3|
|ELT 505||Second Language Acquisition||3|
|ELT 506||Syllabus Designing and Material Development||3|
|ELT 507||Language Teaching Methodology||3|
|ELT 509||Teaching the Basic Skills of English||3|
|ELT 510||Testing and Assessment||3|
|ELT 511||Classroom Research and Research Methods||3|
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