Tom Carlson, B.A., M.A., TESL

Tom Carlson
  • Lecturer
  • Languages
  • English as a Second Language
Office Locations

Teaching Interests
  • Pronunciation and language structure
  • Learning Strategies and individual differences
  • Language assessment
  • English for Specific Purposes (Academic, business, etc.)
Research and Creative Activities
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • Individual differences
  • Motivation
  • Language assessment
  • Phonology
  • Accents and dialects
  • Language change


  • B.A. from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN in Linguistics and German
  • Vordiplom in Linguistics from Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Minnesota