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DUOC UC: DISEÑO GRAFICO

Fuente: Duoc UC, Escuela de Diseño PROPÓSITO DE LA CARRERA Título al que conduce la carrera DISEÑADOR GRÁFICO Mención: Diplomado de especialización en Diseño de Interfaces e Interacciones Mención: Diplomado de especialización en Diseño de Sistemas de Identidad Visual   … Continue reading

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Introductory Guide to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for English Language Teachers

What is the Common European Framework of Reference? The Common European Framework of Reference gives you a detailed description of learner level by skill, in a language-neutral format. It is a useful reference document for school directors, syllabus designers, teachers, … Continue reading

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18% de los estudiantes evaluados logra certificar su nivel de inglés en el Simce 2012

Aumenta el número de estudiantes que logran demostrar un nivel suficiente en la comprensión de este idioma. En 2010 un 11% de los alumnos logró certificarse. Se observa una gran brecha entre los resultados de los jóvenes del grupo socioeconómico … Continue reading

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87% of Teachers of English in Chile Meet or Exceed Mineduc Standards

A report on Tuesday, June 4 in the El Mercurio newspaper reported the following information: “Education Assessment showed that 34% of teachers do not have the basic knowledge of the language.” Further, the headline (my translation) went on to include … Continue reading

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Interview with David Graddol: League Tables for Nations Futile

Interview with David Graddol David talks about his exploration of the changing role of English around the world and the impact that global change is having on how and when English is taught. ** Countries worry where they rank but … Continue reading

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Cambridge ESOL, the CEFR & ALTE Can Do Statements: How many hours of study to reach each level?

All Cambridge English exams are developed using the principles and approaches of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – the standard benchmark used internationally to describe language ability. Describing levels of language ability The CEFR describes language … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the CEFR & the European Commission on Languages & Language Teaching

“One of the CEFR’s objectives is to encourage modern language teaching professionals to think about their practices.” “The Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is now regularly mentioned when the subject of modern languages crops … Continue reading

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$450 Million Dollar Plan: Vietnam demands its Non-Native English Teachers have Intermediate English Level

All school leavers will have a minimum level of English by 2020 under ambitious education reforms, but teachers fear that they are not getting the help they need to upgrade their own skills. Ed Parks Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 8 November … Continue reading

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Mineduc – Programa Inglés Abre Puertas: Estándares de Inglés (Meta Ideal)

El Ministerio de Educación –a través del Programa Inglés Abre Puertas– ha definido, como meta ideal, los niveles de inglés que considera necesarios para estudiantes de 8° Básico y de 4° Medio, como también para los(as) docentes de inglés. Estos … Continue reading

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The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test: SIMCE Inglés 2010

SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test Why do we take tests? Generally speaking, it’s because both the teacher and the learner are being held accountable. Accountability is an important concept. For English language teaching, … Continue reading

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