Why minor in TESOL at CIU?
The ability to speak English is in demand around the world. People understand that they can travel, study and work abroad more easily if they can speak English. That’s where you come in. The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) minor develops knowledge and skills necessary to teach English as a second or foreign language in a wide variety of cross-cultural and educational settings, offering a variety of ministry opportunities, as well.
Your Next Step
Review our course requirements and find out how a minor in TESOL can round out your bachelor's degree from CIU.
The TESOL minor complements many of the other programs offered at CIU such as English, Intercultural Studies, and Teacher Education, opening doors of opportunity as you invest in the lives of people interested in learning the English language.
TESOL Adjunct Faculty
Alisha Biler joined the CIU Faculty in 2016. She has taught English as a Foreign Language for over a decade, both in the U.S and abroad.
Professor of TESOL/Linguistics
Joe LeTexier joined the CIU faculty in 1996. Prior to that, he was involved in cross-cultural ministry working primarily in Zaragoza, Spain. Dr. LeTexier is fluent in Spanish and has conducted
TESOL Practicum and Internship Supervisor, TESOL Adjunct Faculty
Tina (Winchester) Walker joined the CIU Faculty in 2011. Previously, she taught English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to adult immigrants from all over the world for seventeen years.