Publication Date


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Alex Silverman


This paper represents a one year study of the steps taken to devise and implement an English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. The study involves analyzing the teaching / learning environment; designing, implementing and evaluating the program; and analyzing the results for future programs of this nature. The paper focuses on the intermediate and advanced ESL student and includes suggestions for materials development at each particular level. The purpose of the paper is to provide a practical outline for those teachers or administrators whose task is to initiate a formal ESL course at the university level.


Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Curriculum and Instruction | Educational Administration and Supervision | First and Second Language Acquisition