Required textbooks for the TESOL program

The following list of textbooks and materials are required for the courses in the TESOL program. Please make sure to obtain all materials prior to orientation. If you need assistance or have any questions, please reach out to our local Student Services staff.

Textbooks for Course LINGUSTICS 397T Structure

  • Teaching American English Pronunciation
    Avery, P. & Ehrlich, S. (1992)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Recommended Amazon Link * Available as eBook / Kindle
  • The Teacher’s Grammar of English: A Course Book and Reference Guide
    Cowan, R. (2008)
    New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
    Recommended Amazon Link Suggested Amazon Link *This is NOT available as an eBook (or as a Kindle).

Textbooks for Course LLC 397T Foundations

  • Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching (3rd ed.)
    Larsen-Freeman, D. (2011).
    Oxford University.
    Recommended Amazon Link   *Available as eBook / Kindle
    * No textbooks are required for Course LLC 397S Practice (with Practicum).

All students are responsible for purchasing the required textbooks on their own. Please reach out to the local Student Services team at studentservices@umassamherstgl.wpengine.com if you need further assistance.