Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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What is TESOL?

TESOL  = T eaching E nglish to S peakers of O ther L anguages

Welcome to the the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse TESOL website.

TESOL is an acronym that refers to the discipline of teaching English to students who have a different native language. 

On this site, you will find advising information about the undergraduate TESOL Minor at UWL, and you will find contributions from our TESOL students in the archives .

There is a close relationship between the English as a Second Language Institute and the TESOL program.   

Please check out the helpful links for TESOL students and professionals on this site, as well as the  general information about finding graduate programs and jobs in this exciting field. 

Contact information

Heather Linville  Profile of Heather Linville  Office hours

Associate Professor
240C Morris Hall

Specialty areas:

Dr. Linville's main research areas are advocacy for English learners (ELs), language ideologies, teacher education, standards, and curriculum design.