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Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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Congratulations Thomas! Your book “The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014” is live in the Kindle Store!

** Congratulations! Your book “The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014” is live in the Kindle Store and has been enrolled in KDP Select. It is available* for readers to purchase here. Book Description Publication Date: July … Continue reading

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High Intensity Language Learning: I Want to Be A Polyglot (Monolingual With Benefits)

The polyglot / hyperglot: They are not born, rather, they are born to be made. A riddle, a puzzle, an enigma. Why would anyone want to learn multiple languages? After all, isn’t the English language the only language you need … Continue reading

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Chile’s National English Test (SIMCE INGLÉS 2012) Awarded to INSTITUTO CHILENO BRITANICO DE CULTURA

Transparency. Transparency in government is a very ancient concept. According to Wikipedia: “It dates back to the Age of Enlightenment, which is sometimes called the “Age of Reason”. There is little consensus on the precise beginning of the Age of … Continue reading

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The 2012 English National Public School Debate Tournament in Chile: Zonal Finals

Zonal Finals bring the 2012 Chilean National English Debate Tournament to a close Source: Chile Ministry of Education – English Opens Doors Program English translation by Thomas Jerome Baker Profesorbaker’s Blog The winners were Don Bosco Salesian College, Iquique, in … Continue reading

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SIMCE Inglés 2012: Chile’s National English Test

Chile’s National English Test 2012 SIMCE Inglés 3º Medio Todos los estudiantes de 3º Medio rendirán la prueba SIMCE desde el martes 13 al jueves 15 de noviembre de 2012. All students in the 11th grade will take the Chilean … Continue reading

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The Chilean National English Test

SIMCE Ingles 2010: The development of the Chilean National English Test in Chile coincides with my story, which is woven autobiographically into the larger story, a test which apparently resulted in only 11% of students able to achieve a passing … Continue reading

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Región de Tarapacá recibió a 3 nuevas voluntarias angloparlantes

En la actividad fueron recibidas por varias autoridades regionales y sus profesores(as) guías, quienes les entregaron información sobre sus respectivos establecimientos y forma de trabajo 05 / septiembre / 2011 En el salón auditorio de la Secretaría Regional Ministerial de … Continue reading

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English Summer Town 2011: Another Great Experience

My friends, I’m back. For the past week, January 10 – 14, 2011, I was involved in the Chilean Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) Programa Inglés Abre Puertas (English Opens Doors) English Summer Town 2011 for teachers of English. I taught … Continue reading

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