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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Online)

Enhance and expand your knowledge and skills for effective teaching of the fast-growing population of English language learners.

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877.4LESLEY (877.453.7539)
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Meet the Program Director

Faculty Solange Lira2TESOL/ELL programs are directed by Solange de Azambuja Lira, whose focus is to educate bilingual learners and how to teach English as a new language while maintaining and developing the learner's first language. She is a native speaker of Brazilian Portuguese and is proficient in Spanish and French. Learn more »

Assessing and Teaching English Language Learners

ELLs"Imagine you are an eight-year-old child whose family is newly arrived in the United States and enrolled in a public school where only English is spoken... Six months later, your teacher thinks you may have a disability and refers you to special education. He does not know you are able to read well but in your native language..."  Read the article »