The ELT department at KNU offers a 4-year undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language Teaching that aims at preparing students as teachers of English in primary, secondary, and institutions. The curriculum comprises courses in theoretical, methodological and pedagogical approaches to the acquisition and teaching of foreign languages. Taking elective courses, students can discover additional subjects and advance their knowledge in other areas. Through agreements with public and private schools the department has assured a supervised teaching opportunity for the students before they graduate.
The English Language Teaching department at, through the strength of its undergraduate programs will continue to educate English language teachers who are prepared with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to address the needs of our country and to contribute to the advancement of foreign language education policies worldwide in line with the ever-changing global environment for foreign language teaching. They will, in turn, educate the next generation of future academics and scholars.
The mission of the English Language Teaching (ELT) department is to educate competent teachers who possess a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary topics in the field of English language education, as well as the skills required for language teaching and who are equipped to make scientific contributions at both national and international levels through high quality research in applied linguistics.
Graduate jobs are multiple when have a degree in education, especially in English Language Teaching. A degree in Applied Linguistics is useful for teaching at school, language center s and academic institutions locally and internationally, publishing roles and roles in government administration.
ELT graduates also go into jobs where they can use their knowledge of linguistics directly, such as working for dictionary compilers or as proofreaders and editors.
Typical employers include:
• Educational Institutions
• Primary and Secondary schools
• Language schools
• Media organizations
• Publishing companies
• Marketing and PR companies
• Civil Service
• Law and accountancy firms
• IT and telecommunications firms