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LING 404 Tutorial 4

This internship provides students with the opportunity to learn skills and gain experience as an English tutor. Under the direction of a site supervisor at one of our community partner locations, students complete 40 hours of tutoring within the semester. In addition, a faculty director assigns and evaluates short assignments designed to assess the intern's learning. The Level 4 internship focuses on professionalism, national organizations, and membership in the TESOL International Association (fees may apply). Due to accreditation requirements, tutoring must occur in real time, whether in-person or online. The forty hours may not be fulfilled by peer interactions, role playing, or other simulations.


Special information

Note: Due to accreditation requirements, tutoring must be face-to-face. The forty hours may not be fulfilled by peer interactions or simulations. Level 4 tutorials may include online face-to-face interactions.
1 Undergraduate credit

Effective May 6, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Gain 40 hours of experience tutoring clients in English.
  • Investigate and report on several ways that TEFL-TESOL professionals find work and clients.
  • Research and report on professional TEFL-TESOL associations, their membership requirements, and the benefits offered.
  • Employ teaching strategies across the four main interstices of language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading, and writing English.