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Teaching Foreign Languages

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Teaching Foreign Languages


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The Graduate School of Teaching Foreign Languages is established to train foreign languages education specialists capable of effectively teaching foreign languages to speakers of other languages. With the rich history and experience of Foreign Languages education at Ewha Womans University, the programs have been developed by leading educators in the field of Teaching Foreign Languages.

The TFL(Teaching Foreign Languages) programs are designed for participants to both learn various perspectives in language teaching and to gain hands-on experience in a meaningful and superb learning environment with many educational institutions at Ewha Womans University including kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school as well as the Language Education Center.

The Graduate School of Teaching Foreign Languages offers a Dual Masters Degree Program and Internship Certificate Program with the partnership of renowned programs overseas. The program provides students with credit transfer systems with such outstanding institutions as the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), the University of Hawaii at Manoa(Second Language Studies), and Peking University. With various workshops and special lectures by well-known professionals and scholars from all over the world, the programs will broaden and enrich the perspectives of many participants. In addition, the certificate course for in‐service and future teachers will provide English, Korean and Chinese teaching classes in other subject areas such as math, science, physical education, and social science as well as facilitating the Foreign Languages teaching ability.


March 2009.

Graduate School of TESOL established

March 2010.

Department expansion and restructuring - Departments of TeCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) and TKSOL (Teaching Korean to Speakers of Other Languages) established

March 2013.

Admissions quota increase to 85

The aim of education

As the world becomes more interconnected, knowing foreign languages is more important than ever. The Graduate School of Teaching Foreign Languages (TFL) at Ewha Womans University was established to cultivate foreign language education specialists with the following objectives in mind:

  • Developing abilities to teach foreign languages based on an understanding of various language teaching methods
  • Researching how learners acquire and use foreign languages
  • Helping students learn how to learn languages
  • Fostering the capability to choose, develop, and evaluate courses and materials for teaching foreign languages
  • Developing a good sense of age and proficiency level appropriateness in planning foreign language curricula
  • Building language teachers' expertise in classroom management through hands-on teaching experience
  • 1. Master's Degree Program
    • - TESOL
    • - TeCSOL
    • - TKSOL
  • 2. Non-degree Program
    •  - TESOL Certificate Programs: General TESOL, TESOL for Children's English Education(CEE)
    •  - TESOL Short-term Programs : English for Teaching English(ETE), Children’s English Education, Special Lecture Series: Roadmap for Young Learners' English Education