Category Archives: EFL

#Chile: #NuevoCurrículum Escolar 2020

Fuente: MINEDUC El único órgano con atribuciones para aprobar o rechazar cambios al currículum es el Consejo Nacional de Educación, órgano autónomo, técnico, que hoy preside Pedro Montt, quien fue designado por la ex Presidenta Michelle Bachelet en 2015 y … Continue reading

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#Chile: #Tornado Sweeps Through #LosAngeles: #ClimateChange

This Thursday night, a tornado swept through the northwest of Los Ángeles (Bío Bío region), a city in the south of Chile. It caused huge devastation, destroyed 22 homes and injured 16 people. Bío Bío governor, Sergio Giacaman, confirmed the … Continue reading

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English In The Nursing Syllabus

WHY SHOULD ENGLISH BE INCLUDED IN THE NURSING SYLLABUS? English is the language currently used for most of the international transactions. English can widen your horizons and help you to deepen your scientific knowledge and create work-related opportunities. CONFERENCES: Most … Continue reading

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Chile’s Plan Nacional de Inglés “English in English”

  Busca establecer una estrategia de comunicación con principal foco en que las clases de inglés sean en inglés. Hoy el principal problema es que las clases de inglés se hacen en español. I. Objetivo “Que todos los niños de … Continue reading

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Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?

Nowadays (2019), the teacher of English in Chile, is a language teaching professional. I say that frankly and sincerely, based on my personal participation and observations of the past 18 years, as a teacher trainer, educator, and English Language Teaching … Continue reading

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English Language Requirements For People Seeking UK Citizenship

Excerpt: Life In The UK, 3rd Edition “Britain is a fantastic place to live: a modern, thriving society with a long and illustrious history. Our people have been at the heart of the world’s political, scientific, industrial and cultural development. … Continue reading

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Arizona Changes How English Language Learners Are Taught

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed Senate Bill 1014 into law, eliminating the controversial four-hour mandated block of English-language instruction (ELL) for English language learners in the state. ELL teachers now have more flexibility to tailor instruction to meet the … Continue reading

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Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (Life In The Shadows) by Gloria Anzaldua

Books allow the dead to speak to the living. All writers know this basic fact, that we become immortal by the very act of writing. Today, I picked up a copy of a book called, “Borderlands, La Frontera” by Gloria … Continue reading

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#Chile – English Opens Doors Program: 2019 Volunteer Application Process is Now Open!

The English Opens Doors Program (Programa Inglés Abre Puertas) is an initiative supported by the Chilean Ministry of Education. For more information about the organization of the Ministry of Education and where our program falls within the hierarchy, please click … Continue reading

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Corpus Linguistics: Using The BNC With English Language Learners

The British National Corpus (BNC) is my favourite corpus. What’s yours? All teachers should have a favourite corpus. For many years, I preferred to use a free, online vocabulary profiler called LexTutor. In fact, I still use it when I … Continue reading

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