English

33rd National Conference for Teachers of English

The English advisory invites all elementary and high school English teachers to participate in the 33rd National Conference of Teachers of English. It will take place at Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano, from January 24th to January 26th 2018.

For more information check the attachment  and for  registration visit: www.nctecostarica.or.cr

 

Practice For Bachillerato

In order to support English teachers prepare their students for Bachillerato Exam, this material that comes from the second edition of TEFL for MEP-High School offers ideas and activities to use in the class.

The units selected correspond to the topics that, in the region of Alajuela, may be improved according to the results from the national test in 2016.

Teacher´s Guide First Grade 2017

This Teacher´s Guide has been developed to provide English teachers of first grade with the guidelines on how to effectively use various resources and pedagogical strategies with the intention of helping learners develop the knowledge, skills and abilities set in the new English syllabus for this level. As a result, learners can achieve an expected level of performance in the target language according to the CEFR. We believe that you know your students best and therefore we encourage you to freely adapt what you find here so that it responds to the needs and context of your learners.

Syllabus Distribution of Topics for 8th and 9th Grades

This document has the distribution of topics to be taught throughout the school year 2017.It shows the target content and functions to be developed in each period. It also suggests the number of weeks to cover the topics.

It is intended to be a guide to consult when teachers design their plans. 

Since in the current school year the new syllabus for English will be implemented in first and seventh grades only, this distribution corresponds to eighth and ninth grades in Third Cycle.

Syllabus Distribution of Topics for Second Cycle

This document has the distribution of topics to be taught throughout the school year 2017 in fourth, fifth and sixth grades.It shows the study blocks, cognitive targets and functions to be developed in each period. It also suggests the number of weeks to cover the topics.

It is intended to be a guide to consult when teachers design their plans. 

 

Meeting with American teachers and principals

A group of American teachers will meet with English teachers from circuito 07 (Poas) in order to explain how both educational systems work, as well as to exchange ideas on the main challenges they face. The meeting will be held on July 27th and it is the result of the coordinated work of Immersion Abroad Costa Rica, circuito 07 supervisor and the English Advisory.