Teaching English as a Second Language Learning Opportunities

MSUM’s Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) program offers a variety of learning opportunities outside of the classroom, from required off-site teaching practicums to experiential learning activities.

CHARISM is a neighborhood center that provides support and outreach programs for at-risk children, youth and adults. CHARISM relies on college students like you to be mentors and tutors who work with children after school. You can gain experience as a volunteer intern.

The English Language Program offers two certificates of English proficiency. The Certificate of Proficiency in International English verifies that a non-native speaker has the English ability to engage in international professional and business exchanges. The Certificate of Academic English Proficiency verifies that a non-native speaker has English abilities to engage in professional academic tasks, especially for the teaching of English.

You can impact your community while gaining valuable teaching experience by volunteering with the local Giving + Learning  program, which matches  volunteers with  English language learners in order to foster a welcoming community for  those new to  the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Our majors frequently tutor students in NDSU’s Intensive English Language Program to help non-native speakers achieve English proficiency.

You will find a ‘home away from home’ through Students Internationally Together, which brings together international and American students to create a sense of family and belonging for all.