Postgraduate degree programme:
E-LINGO is a part-time two-year post-graduate blended-learning master´s programme leading to a qualification in the teaching of English to young learners. It is an excellent form of professional development for pre-school and primary school language teachers. The E-LINGO master´s award also gives access to degree courses in teacher education and research at university level.
Applications for our new course starting in October 2020 are now open!
The first face-to-face meeting will take place on 2 and 3 October 2020.
What makes E-LINGO special?
E-LINGO is a well-established master´s programme, which has successfully qualified teachers of English for young learners for more than a decade. It has received excellent reviews and has been used as a model for other blended-learning teacher qualification courses. E-LINGO was developed on behalf of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung.
Acknowledges your work experience
Previous work experience is one of the entry requirements and makes up 60 of the 240 credit points necessary to start the MA programme.
A flexible post-graduate programme combining 5 x 2 days of face-to-face teaching sessions on-campus in Freiburg, Germany and distance-learning online.
Part-time study allows you to combine academic study with work or other commitments. The majority of the programme is delivered online using the E-LINGO learning platform.
Integration of language and content
Language skills and teaching methodology are developed simultaneously by completing coursework in English, supported by native speakers.
Theory and practice
You will have the opportunity to develop research skills and gain practical experience through the combination of theory and practice. You will:
- discuss recent theories of teaching language to young learners and consider how they can be applied in authentic contexts
- analyse authentic classroom videos and teaching/learning resources for primary and pre-school education
- cooperate to develop classroom research projects in authentic teaching contexts
- participate in a two-week placement in a language classroom.
An international master´s programme
The E-LINGO master´s award is fully Bologna-compatible, which means that it is recognized across Europe and respected world-wide.
E-LINGO attracts students from all over the world. The programme enables you to gain insights into a range of teaching contexts and to share your experience with teaching professionals as well as students from diverse backgrounds.
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About the University of Education
The University of Education, Freiburg (in German: Pädagogische Hochschule, or PH for short) was founded in 1962 and gained university status in 1971. With approximately 4,800 students, it is the largest of six Universities of Education in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, which is known throughout Germany for the high quality of its education.