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The Teaching English as a Second Language degree introduces students to the opportunities and requirements for teaching English as a Second Language or English as a Foreign Language. Coursework includes the social, cultural, and religious factors that influence the effective acquisition of a second language and principles, methods, and techniques of effective second-language instruction in a mission context. Emphasis is placed on the role of teaching the English language in the Christian ministry, both within and outside the United States.

Every undergraduate student pursuing a four-year degree at Johnson earns a double major – a major in Bible and Theology and a major of their choice, like Teaching English as a Second Language. Click here to learn more about the Bible and Theology major.

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