MSUM’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program offers experiential learning activities on campus and within classes, such as peer teaching activities and conversation tutor experiences. In addition, an internship option can be completed off-site at an adult basic education program, an intensive English language program, or a community volunteer program.
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.
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 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.
A Learning Community will help you develop strong connections with faculty and peers and increases your academic success. The Global Connections Learning Community is for American, international and exchange students of any major who wish to live together, are interested in foreign languages, and would like to study, travel or work abroad.