Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Joshua Smith
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MA TESOL Student

Joshua earned his B.A. in International Studies from the University of Michigan.  Before starting the MA TESOL program at MSU, he taught ESL in the greater Detroit area and worked as a language interpreter.  He has also done volunteer teaching in Eastern Europe.  Some of Joshua’s research interests are Task Based Language teaching, Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA), and curriculum development. When he is not studying or working, he likes to hike, play soccer and kayak.