Tips for Choosing a TESOL Master’s Program

Which Master’s Degree Is Right for You? MEd or MA or MAT? An MA or master of arts degree requires a bachelor’s degree as a prerequisite. Having an MA means that you are highly educated in a particular subject. An MEd degree is a master’s degree in education. This indicates that you are not only…

From The Desk: Creative Writing

From The Desk: Creative Writing First of all, I would like to introduce myself a bit. I’m Earl Guevarra and I’m a student in my senior year at the FLE department. I’m really fascinated by books and writing; I’m known among my friends either as an avid gamer or as a regular scribbler (For those…

ABCs of Writing a Statement of Purpose

by Nazila Shafiei Writing a good Statement of Purpose (SOP) is one of the most influential factors in getting into a graduate program. Therefore, you should pay extra attention while writing your SOP. Here is how you can write a well-organized and impressive SOP. First of all, an SOP includes almost 1000 words. Some universities…

Applying to MA Programs in the U.S.

by Tülay Örücü, FLE 2012 That we take courses from Linguistics, ELT and Literature as part of our BA degree  helps us explore our interests (well…to some extent), and after 4/5 years of education in FLE Department, some of us decide to get an MA in one of these fields. I was one of those who…

Comenius Assistantship in the UK

by Sevda Yaymaz Hello everyone! I am a 4th year student at METU. Actually, I was supposed to be a graduate last year but I couldn’t because I was working as a Comenius Language Assistant in the United Kingdom!! I would like to thank Mrs. Tezgiden for giving me the chance to share my Comenius…