Speakers' Biodata


 

Aguilar, Edith - Language and English Literature Department, Facultad de Filosofía, Humanidades y Artes, Universidad Nacional de San Juan. PP1
   
Aguilar de Espinosa, Beatriz - Teacher of English, BA in Language and English Literature, teacher of “Didáctica Especial I y Observación y Práctica de la Enseñanza I”, Escuela Superior de Lenguas, associate professor at Facultad de C. Agropecuarias, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Co-author of “Initial Steps in Reading Comprensión” (1996) and “Curso a distancia de iniciación a la lecto-comprensión en inglés orientado a las Ciencias Agropecuarias” (1998). P25
   
Alemani, Patricia G. - Graduate of INSP “Joaquin V. González”, is a Teacher Educator at ICANA Teacher Education College in the area of Language and Content. She is also a Syllabus Designer for advanced level courses, and is currently teaching American Literature and Children’s Literature as part of a Content-Based teacher development program for graduate students. W1                 
   
Allan, Dave - Is Director of the Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE), Chair of MATSDA, Deputy Co-ordinator, IATEFL TEASIG and consultant for the British Council, the Council of Europe and UCLES. He has run courses and workshops in over 40 countries. Since 1980 he has been a regular visitor to Argentina, where he now has hundreds of past students and many good friends and collegues. Semi-PlenaryW25
   
Altamirano, Ana - M.A. in ELT and Applied Linguistics from the University of London, teacher trainer at I.S.P. “Juan XXIII”, Bahía Blanca, Director of Asociación  Puntaltense de Cultura Inglesa, co-author of Jump into English!, a series for the teaching of English at EGB 2 level published by Macmillan Heinemann. Has lectured in Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Paraguay. P2
   
Álvarez, Zelmira - Holds a Specialist Degree in Higher Education from Universidad Nacional Mar del Plata. She has been teaching English Grammar I and II for about 15 years and is currently in charge of “Teorías del sujeto y su aprendizaje”. She is Head of the Modern Languages Department and has extensively worked in EFL Teacher Education Curriculum Innovation. P1
   
Aparicio, Malvina Isabel - Professor in English Language & Literature, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, currently Ph.D. candidate at the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires. Has taken postgraduate studies at Oxford, Birmingham and London Universities in the UK and at the University of Paris (Sorbonne I). Has been lecturing in English, American & Postcolonial Literatures at UCA, Carreras Oficiales de AACI and Universidad del Salvador for some 20 years now. Has also published essays on her twin fields,  Literature & Teaching. P38
   
Arguimbau, Corine - CA is a graduate teacher from I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas ‘Juan Ramón Fernández’ where she holds the Teaching Practice Chair in the Teacher Training Course. She is at present awaiting her M.A. in English Language Teaching from King’s College University. P44
   
Armendáriz, Ana - Holds tenure in Grammar, Linguistics and Methodology, and is a course tutor and academic coordinator of Licenciatura en Inglés, Universidad Nacional del Litoral. She has coordinated the production of the national documents on Foreign Languages, Ministry of Education. She has acted as consultant of FLs curriculum designers and university quality control units. Plenary
   
Artigas de Cambiasso, María Inés - She is a graduate teacher from I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”. She holds an M.A. in Education at the University of East Anglia, U.K. She has been engaged in teacher development in private and state schools and colleges for a number of years. She is Head of the English Department at Champagnat School and holds a chair at I.E.S. in Lenguas Vivas “John Fitzgerald Kennedy” Teacher Training College. P3
   
Ávila, María Noemí - Holds a Degree in TEFL awarded by Instituto Superior Juan XXIII and has designed and run Business English Courses since 1992. Former teacher and co-ordinator of Business English courses at Banco Bansud. Former teacher of Language I and II at Instituto del Profesorado “J. J. Passo”. Head of  Rainbow School of English. W3
   
Balbi, María Corina - Author of papers on Literature and Methodology. Graduate of the Instituto de Enseñanza Superior, Paraná, Entre Ríos. Professor of  English Literature and Civilization, Head of English Department. Universidad Nacional de Entre Ríos, former Head of English chair. P4
   
Barbeito, María Celina - M.A. in TESOL University of Arizona, USA, Assistant Lecturer in Phonetics and Applied Linguistics at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto. Currently Researching on Affective Factors in Autonomous and Strategic Learning. Former Fulbrighter. P5
   
Bell, Lise - Is a freelance teacher-trainer currently running a Cambridge DELTA course at International House Buenos Aires. She has worked in Spain, Portugal, Hong Kong and Eastern Europe, running a number of training courses for teachers of younger learners. For the past four years she has also been involved in training programmes for teachers at Portuguese State Schools. W26
   

Berrone, María L. - Holds an M.A. in Sociolinguistics (State University of New York, USA) and is a Lecturer of Grammar and Linguistics at Facultad de Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.

 

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Blair, Alison - Has been teaching for twenty years and for the last ten years has also been training teachers and writing materials.  For many years she worked for the Teacher Development Unit of the British Council in Madrid, coordinating the primary training. She is co-author of Boomerang and Frisbee published by Richmond, and Zig-Zag island and Zig-Zag Magic published by Oxford University Press. She is a great believer in children’s potential to learn and teachers potential to teach. W48

 

Blanco, Josefina - Has been working as an English teacher for the last 9 years. She graduated as a Technical, Scientific, and Literary Translator from I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”. She has been working at Champagnat School for the last 8 years.

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Bollati, María Marisel - Holds a teaching degree in English Language and Literature for Higher Education and  a degree in Public Translation (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba). Holds a specialization degree in Teaching at University Level (UNSJ). Teaches “English Language II” (1st and 2nd levels) at the Department of  English Language and Literature FFHA, UNSJ. Is a member of the English Department Council - Research Category: IV PP1
   
Borgnia, Claudia - Has been working at (UNMDP) for the last five years in English Literature II, Discurso Escrito I, Discurso Oral I, and Phonetics and Phonology. She teaches ESP at Escuela Nacional de Pesca. She is currently studying towards her M.A. in Hispanic Literature at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. PP2
   
Botello, Gabriela - Has a degree in  Anthropology and has been a teacher at Rainbow for six years. PP4
   
Bulleraich, Graciela - Teacher and translator from Universidad Católica Argentina. Holds the chair of English Language IV at UCA and is a Lecturer in Legal Language IV at UBA. Currently finishing Ph.D. in Linguistics at Universidad del Salvador. Has published many articles on Translation, Bilingualism, and Discourse Analysis. P7
   
Busso, María Amanda - Is a Teacher of English graduated at Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto. At present she is teaching English at secondary level in 1st year of Polimodal Education and 9th year of  EGB. She is also Headmistress of a Private Institute. Her research interest are: Business English and Autonomous Learning.  P8
   
Camio, Luciano - Has been working as an English teacher for the last 8 years. He graduated as a Technical, Scientific, and Literary Translator from I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”. He has been working at Champagnat School for the last 7 years and is also working at El Salvador School. P3
   
Calvete, Marcela - English graduate of Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, is a Teaching Assistant in English History and Overall Communication. She team-teaches extension courses on the value of culture as a Language Learning resource for local teachers. She was a Fulbright Teacher Exchange scholar in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1998. She also teaches adult EFL courses. P34
   
Carrier, Michael - Has been involved in ELT for over 25 years as a teacher, trainer, author and School Director. He has worked in germany, Italy, Poland, UK and for 12 years was head of Eurocentres operations in the USA. He is now Director of the International House affiliate Network, based in London, working with over 100 schools in 35 countries. Semi-Plenary&W4
   
Casamassina, Myrian – Graduate of I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas (1996); Post-graduate studies in Methodology at I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas; Trinity College Lic. Diploma in TESOL; Methodology Lecturer at I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas; Teacher at Asociación de Ex-alumnos en Lenguas Vivas; lecturer for the Red de Formación Continua del GCBA, 2000. W5
   
Castelli, Graciela - Head of English Primary and Teacher Training College at St Bartholomew’s in Rosario, Argentina, has lectured on Methods at TTC level and at numerous conferences. She coordinates APrIR’s Common Interest Meetings on Methodology and is working towards a Master’s Degree in Education and Professional Development, UEA, UK. W6
   
Cavallini, Ricardo - Has many years experience as an EFL teacher and teacher trainer specialising in British Literature and Business English. He is Lecturer in British Literature at I.S.P. “J.V. González” and runs Corporate English Language training at several Companies in B.A. He has worked broadly in NLP as trainer and consultant to businesses, schools and professionals. W27
   
Cerutti,Graciela (ICANA) Is ICANA former Academic Secretary. She is a graduate from Universidad Católica Argentina and has a Masters Degree in TESOL from California State University, Los Angeles. W7
   
Caviglia, Romina - Is a Scientific and Literary Translator of English and has been working as a teacher at Rainbow for three years. PP4
   
Chiatti, Susana L. - Has been teaching Phonology and ESP for the last twenty years at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (UNMDP). At present she holds the chair of English Phonetics and Diction III and IV at Universidad FASTA. She also teaches an ESP Course at Escuela Nacional de Pesca “Comandante Luis Piedra Buena”, Armada Argentina. PP2 
   
Chiappello, María Edith - She is teacher of English at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto. At present, she is Vice-Head of the Department of Foreign Languages and teaches English Language (ESL) and English for Specific Purposes in Social Communication. Her research interests are: Learning Strategies, self-access and Interactive Multimedia Instruction. W39&P37
   
Corona, Elena Teresita Inés - She holds a teaching degree in English for Secondary and Higher Education (UNSJ). Is currently attending a Master’s Program in Applied Linguistics  at the National University of Cuyo. Teaches “English Language I” (1st and 2nd levels) and “English Language II” (1st level). Is a member of the Faculty Council and a member of the Academic and Research  Committees (FFHA, UNSJ). Is the current President of ASJPI. Is a Cambridge Examiner.

 

   
Cuello, Mónica Beatriz - Graduate of I.S.P. “Pbro. Antonio Sáenz”. I am a student at Licenciatura en Inglés at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral. I have been teaching adolescents for 15 years. I have taught Creative Writing and Comprehension at St. Michael’s College for 10 years. W39
   
Cúneo, Rosa Inés - Holds a teaching degree in English for Secondary and Higher Education (UNSJ). Teaches “English Language III” and “English Language V” at the Department of  English Language and Literature of the FFHA, UNSJ. Is a former Head  of the Department of English Language and Literature, FFHA, UNSJ. Has worked on Curriculum Development and on Research Programs in Linguistics. Research Category: IV. PP1
   
D'Andrea de Mirande, Lucrecia - English teacher graduated from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Master of Arts in Linguistics TESOL from the University of Surrey, UK. Vice-Head of the Cátedra de Didáctica General y Especial – Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la UNT. Participant of the project “Polos de Desarrollo” of Instituto Superior del Profesorado de Lenguas Vivas, Salta. P10
   
Domínguez, Mónica - “Joaquín V. González” graduate, Head of Creative Learning Centre for Teacher Development and Methodology teacher at “Sagrado Corazón” Teachers’ Training College. Post-graduate studies in Methodology, Multiple Intelligences, NLP, Drama and The Arts in Argentina, England, USA and Australia. W8
   
Duncan, Jaime - Jamie is from New Zealand. He is a lecturer in Language III at the I.N.S.P.T. of the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional in Buenos Aires.  He is Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro Linguistic Programming and as founder of Resourceful Teaching has run courses and workshops for teachers on the application of NLP to education since 1998. W41
   
De Zabaleta, María Inés - She is a teacher with over 25 years experience, also teaches English at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. She has been running Teacher Development Courses since 1996. Her  current research  interest is Vocabulary. W40 & W44
   
Dobboletta, Analía - Is a Language Lecturer in the English Teacher Training Programme at I.E.S. “Olga Cossettini”, Rosario. She teaches at Asociación Rosarina de Cultura Inglesa and is a CEELT II tutor at Asociación Argentina de Cultura Inglesa, Paraná. She holds an M.A. in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics from King’s College, University of London. P11
   
Elgue de Martini, Cristina - She is Dean of the Facultad de Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, lecturer of “Cultura y Civilización de los pueblos de habla inglesa” and associate professor at Laval University, Canada. Holds a Ph.D. from Laval University and a postgraduate degree of “Especialista en Lingüística” from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. At present, she directs two research projects with Universidad Nacional de Córdoba: “Universidad y sociedad: el impacto de las demandas del medio en la caracterización de la competencia comunicativa oral del profesor de inglés” and “Culturas en contacto: El discurso poscolonial en lengua inglesa”. She is founding member of the Asociación Argentina de Literatura Comparada and vice-president of the Asociación Argentina de Estudios Americanos. Plenary&Panel
   
Fernández, Daniel - EFL teacher trainer. M.A. in Applied Linguistics, ELT and Educational Technologies, University of Durham. Author of: Interactive Computer-Mediated Teacher Training, UNL, Santa Fe, and several other articles on EFL and Pragmatics. He is currently teaching English Grammar, English Language and Linguistics at Instituto Superior del Profesorado  N°8 and N°1, Santa Fe, and Universidad Nacional del Litoral. Academic Coordinator: Licenciatura en Inglés and Foreign Languages Area UNL. W28
   
Ferradas Moi, Claudia - Tenured Lecturer in English Literature at the I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”, Claudia holds an M.A. in Education and Professional Development (University of East Anglia, U.K.). A presenter with extensive international experience, she is also a teacher at the Universidad Virtual de Quilmes and a trainer for Norwich Institute for Language Education, U.K. Panel
   
Finnerty, Helen - Has been teaching English for 10 years. She has been working at International House Buenos Aires, where she is currently Director of studies, since 1995. She has previously taught in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Brazil and London. W29
   
Forquera, Daniela - Daniela holds an M.A. in Education and Professional Development form University of East Anglia, UK. At present she is a teacher trainer at Instituto Superior Cultural Británico, and a language tutor at Universidad Kennedy and T.S. Eliot Bilingual Studies. She was a member of the materials design team for the Licenciatura en Educación, Universidad Virtual de Quilmes. She has been a speaker at national and international conferences. P12
   
Fortuny, Liliana - Public translator. Has been teaching ESP reading comprehension at the Facultad de Humanidades, Universidad Nacional de Salta for the last fifteen years. She belongs to the research team that has carried out several projects on different subjects related to ESP at university level. P40&P41
   
Gelemur, Paula - Teacher and Translator, Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Paula has eight years’ experience teaching children, adolescents and adults at private language schools and also at Instituto Cultural Argentino Británico, and is currently doing a Postgraduate Specialisation course in Phonetics II at I.S.P. “Joaquín V. González”. She also works as Senior Educational Consultant for Cambridge University Press, where she gives talks and presentations and counsels teachers.  W9
   
Gómez, Juan Ariel - Holds a Degree in English of  Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, where he is a Teaching Assistant in Literature, Overall Communication, and Advanced English. He is involved in University Management work and is at present working towards a Master’s Degree in Literature. He also teaches Literature in  local  secondary and tertiary institutions. P34
   
González, Gustavo - Is a teacher at I.S.F.D. N° 5 (Teacher Training College) in Pergamino, Bs.As. He is also the Co-ordinator of the English Department of a private school, where he also teaches Polimodal students and trains students for Cambridge Exams. He has lectured locally on various occasions on American Slang, idioms and informal language. W17
   
Goodchild, Jeremy - Formerly of London and Norwich, native English speaker Jeremy Goodchild teaches English as a foreign language at the Helen Keller Institute in Bahía Blanca. Specialising in coaching students for higher level international examinations, he also co-writes and presents language and culture workshops for EFL teachers in the south of Argentina. W10&W11
   
Granado, Silvia - EFL Teacher. Graduated at Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in 1989. Taught English History at I.E.S. “Lola Mora”, and English and American Literature at A.T.I.C.A.N.A. Teacher Training Institute. Has taught courses in preparation for TOEFL, FCE, PET, and IB. Currently teaching 9th year and 1st Polimodal at San Patricio IB High School; class for adolescents at A.T.I.C.A.N.A. W14
   
Hargreaves, Peter - Chief Executive of UCLES EFL in Cambridge. He joined UCLES in 1988 after working for over 20 years with the British Council, mainly in the fields of ELT and language testing. Semi-Plenary
   
Hélot, Christine - Holds a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, on "Bilingual children: a linguistic and sociolinguistic study". She is also Maître de Conférences English at Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres (IUFM) in Alsace, France and at Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, France and a member of GEPE (Groupe de Recherche sur le Plurilinguisme Européen). Her interests areas are: bilingual children, multilingualism and multiculturalism, language awareness and language education for early learners as well as migrant languages. Plenary&W46 
   
Hird, Jon - Currently teaching at the Bell School in Oxford. Has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over twelve years and during this time he has taught in France and very briefly in India and Vietnam while travelling through. Particularly involved with Inside Out, a textbook by Macmillan, having contributed to the Student’s Books, co-authored the Intermediate and Advanced Teacher’s Books and also written for the Resource Packs, for which he was the classroom consultant. Co-authored resource books for ELT in Spanish secondary schools and is currently involved in several other ELT writing projects. W49
   
Hopkins, Alfred Seymour - B.A. in Journalism and Social Science, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A., did feature reporting for 15 years. He studied drama in Argentina with Toni Barquet and Ricardo Bartis. Actor and English teacher, he has taught diction and drama at the Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas since 1989. W12
   
Ioli, Silvana M. - Is an experienced Teacher trainer and Lecturer. She is a graduate EFL teacher from I.S.P. “Dr. Joaquín V. González”, has specialized in Methodology and worked as Assistant Methods 2 teacher at I.S.P. “Dr. Joaquín V. González”. She lives in the UK, where she works as an EFL teacher. P13
   
Laciar, Ana María - Holds a teaching degree in English for Secondary and Higher Education (UNSJ) Is currently attending a Specialization Program in Teaching at University Level at UNSJ. Is a former Fulbright Exchange Teacher. Teaches “English Language II”  (1st and 2nd levels). Teaches the Preparation Course for the TOEFL Examination offered by FFHA, UNSJ. Is a member and teacher of the Program for Admission to the careers offered by the English Department.   
   
Larner, Tad - Has been teaching English for 8 years. She has been working at International House Buenos Aires, where she is currently Education ADOS, since 1996. She has previously taught in France, Urkraine and Wales. W29
   
Lainz, Cecilia - Finished “Adscripción a Método II” with Silvia Stagnaro at the I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”. Final paper, marked with a 10, about learning strategies, a subject she has studied in great depth and which has come to fascinate her. At present, working at Escuela Argentina Modelo, teaching English to 4th and 5th year students at secondary level. W43
   
Lavagno, Gabriela - Is a Senior Teacher at International House Buenos Aires, where she has been teaching since 1990. Her professional interests include: the teaching and learning of receptive and productive skills, teaching exam classes, and exploiting a student’s first language in the classroom. W30
   
Lazzaro, Mariela W40
   
Leceta, Andrea Viviana - Holds a teaching degree in English for Secondary and Higher Education (UNSJ). Is currently attending the “Licenciatura en Inglés (Orientación Literatura)” at the FFHA,UNSJ, Teaches “Introduction to Pronunciation” at the Department of English Language and Literature FFHA, UNSJ. Is a member and teacher of the Program for Admission to the careers offered by the English Department.  
   
Leiguarda, Ana M. - Graduate Teacher of English as a Foreign Language from the School of Languages, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, (1997). Primary and Secondary School teacher in Córdoba. Worked as a Counsellor and Credit Teacher of Spanish for Concordia language Villages, MN, USA. Especially interested in Brain-Based learning, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. W13
   
Lizárraga, Carlos - EFL Teacher. Master of Science in Education (English) State University of New York at New Paltz. Has taught at Millbrook School (New York), State University of New York (Departments of ESL, and Foreign Languages), I.E.S. “San Miguel”, and I.E.S. “Lola Mora”. Currently a faculty member at Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, and Colegio San Patricio, where he heads the intensive English program; visiting instructor of Spanish as a FL every summer since 1999 to the Language Immersion Institute at SUNY, New Paltz, USA. Has conducted workshops in the Northwest of Argentina, including Catamarca’s 1997 FAAPI, and in the USA about Spanish as a FL. Co-author of the Curriculum Designs for English in E.G.B. 2 and 3 for the province of Tucumán. W14
   
Lobillo, Paola - Is a teacher in preparation who has worked at Rainbow, Lomas de Zamora, for six years and in a bilingual school as well. PP4
   
Longhini, Ana María - Holds an M.A. Degree from Northern Illinois University, USA. Lecturer in Text Grammar, Teaching Training and ESP for students of Humanities. Her main research interests are: learning strategies, self-efficacy, learning styles and autonomous learning. Director of research projects at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto. P37
   
López, Charlie - M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Reading U.K. Licentiate Diploma in TESOL, Trinity College London. Director of Big Ben Institute, Buenos Aires. Author of: Whizz Kids 2 Resource Pack, Heinemann; Sam on Radio 321 Video, Longman. Producer and Presenter of YeS TV Programme. W15
   
López, Sara Isabel - Graduate teacher of Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA. Associate professor of English Grammar II of the English Department at Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Coordinator of the English secondary school department at Colegio Nueva Concepción in the city of San Miguel de Tucumán. P10
   
López Barrios, Mario - Graduated as a Teacher of English and German at the Escuela Superior de Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Kassel, Germany. He is a reader and researcher in TEFL and Research Methods at the Facultad de Lenguas, UNC. P14
   
López Cano, Paula - Is a graduate of  I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”. She holds an M.A.. in American Studies of the University of Kansas. She teaches U.S. History at I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas “J.R.F.” and I.S.P. “Joaquín V. González”. She is also a teacher of English at the Asociación de Ex-Alumnos del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas and co-coordinator of the Cultural Studies APIBA SIG. P15
   

Lothringer, Raquel - Author of papers and articles on Literature, Linguistics and Methodology. Graduate of Instituto de Enseñanza Superior, Paraná, Entre Ríos. Professor of English and U.S.A. Literature, Professor of Northern European Literature, and Head of the English Department. Univesidad Nacional de Entre Ríos former Head of English chair and Head of Modern Languages Department.

 

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Lowen, Elizabeth - Has an M.A. in TEFL and has taught EFL candidates in the UK and abroad. She also taught English-second-language pupils in Argentina (St. Hilda’s School) in the 80’s. At present, she is Operations Manager for Edexcel International. Edexcel is one of the key awarding bodies in the UK. Elizabeth is responsible for co-ordinating the production and processing of all the London Examinations including the London Tests of English and the London Tests of English for Children. Both of these suites of tests are widely available throughout the world.

 

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Lucente, Mariela - Tenured Lecturer in “Language and Culture I”, “Language II”, and “Language Acquisition I” at Instituto Superior de Formación Docente N°88, Buenos Aires. Chair of Technical English and ESP at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Researcher of UIDI (Unidad de Investigación Interdiciplinaria) of Inst. Sup. “Joaquín V. Gónzalez”. Lic. in Educational Technology, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional.

 

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Luchini, Pedro - Graduate of Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. Currently TA to Discurso Oral II and Language IV, Teacher Training, UNMDP.  Holder of Language II and “Especialización I”, Traductorado Mar del Plata Community College. Co-director of Language Dpt., MdPCC / Universidad CAECE.   Coordinator of Language Studies at CADS (private school).  Teacher of FCE. W19
   
Luciani,María de las Mercedes - EFL Teacher (Profesorado Superior Número 1, Santa Fe). Doing an M.Sc. in Didácticas Específicas (UNL). Teacher at AACI. UCLES Oral Examiner. Researcher Proyectos CAID, UNL W42
   
Martín, Graciela - Is a Graduate of I.N.S.P. “Joaquín V. González”. She was a high school English teacher  at Escuela Superior de Comercio “Carlos Pellegrini”. She has worked as Materials Designer for Elementary and Intermediate Adult EFL couses at ICANA. At present she is the head of the Intermediate Department at ICANA, where she is involved in Materials Design as well as Teacher  Development. W16
   
Martínez, Iliana - Has an M.A.. in Applied Linguistics of the University of Birmingham. She lectures in English Grammar and Linguistics and in Academic Writing in the Department of Languages at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina. Her research interests include Genre Theory and Pedagogy and EFL writing instruction. P16
   

Martínez, María Pilar - Is a teacher at I.S.F.D.N°5 in Pergamino, Bs. As.. She has been teaching Contemporary Literature, Language III and IV for 18 years now. She is a teacher at secondary school and at E.G.B. levels at Escuela Normal in Pergamino.

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Masuhara, Hitomi - Projects and is involved in the M.A. in Materials Development for Language Teaching in the M.A. in Professional Development for Language Education and as a Ph.D. supervisor. She is Secretary of MATSDA and her publications include the ELTJ survey review “EFL Courses for Adults” and a chapter in Materials Development in Language Teaching (CUP). W18
   
Masullo Pascual - Is a graduate from Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado “Dr. Joaquín V. González”. As a Fullbright candidate, he obtained his M.A. degree and Ph.D. on Theoretical Linguistics, both at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. At present he is tenured lecturer in Linguistics at Escuela Superior de Idiomas and Facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad Nacional del Comahue. He is the Director of the M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics programmes and of several research projects. Panel&W38
   
Mayol, Cristina - Is currently Assistant Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Misiones, in charge of the English Chair and also Head of the Department of Teacher Development of the School of Sciences. A teacher for more than 30 years, formerly Academic Secretary of this University, she has specialised in teaching adults and EAP at undergraduate and graduate levels. She holds an M.A. in Education & Professional Development, University of East Anglia, UK. P17
   
McDonagh, Eamonn - He is a graduate in History and political Science of the National University of Ireland, Galway. He also holds an M.A. in TEFL from the University of Reading, UK. Involved in ELT since 1988, he has worked in Korea, Italy and Turkey. He has lived and worked in Argentina since January 1999. P18
   
McQueen, Amelia T. - Holder of the chairs of Discurso Oral II and Comunicación Avanzada I at Univesidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. At Universidad FASTA: Holder of the chairs of Laboratory I, Language II, III and IV. At a private institute: TOEFL, CAE and FCE teacher for adults. FCE examiner. W19
   
Michel Torino, María Marta - Degree in Translation (Traductora Pública en Inglés, Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires, 1980). Headmistress and English teacher at private institutes. Teacher of Translation (Licenciatura en Inglés) and of Advanced Language (Universidad Católica de Salta). University of  Cambridge oral Examiner. Free-lance translator since 1980. P19
   
Morales, José Luis - Teacher and teacher educator with 20 years’ experience in the field of EFL/ESL.  He is a founder and board member of the Centro de Estudios Jean Piaget.  At present he coordinates a teacher development programme at the Instituto de Cultura Inglesa, Colegio Jesús María of Montevideo and is Macmillan-Heinemann ELT’s Manager for Uruguay and Paraguay. W51
   
Morera, Graciela - Graduate of “Joaquín V. González” Institute and holds an M.A. in TESOL. She currently teaches at ICANA Teacher Education College in the area of Language. She has experience in Teacher Training and  at present she is Involved in Course Design Concerning Content-based  Intruction. W7
   
Moyano,  Graciela - Holds a Degree of Teacher of E.F.L. of Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”. She has specialized in the teaching of Phonetics and Phonology and Lectures at I.S.P. “J.V. González”, I.N.S.P. Técnico/UTN and Esc. Normal Sup. en Lenguas Vivas “J.F. Kennedy”. She is also the author of Ingles@info, the First Guide on the English Language in Argentina. P21

 

 

Muñoz Maradona, Nora - Is a High School and University Teacher of English who has been working for the Instituto de Investigaciones Mineras and Departamento de Ingeniería de Minas, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de San Juan - for more than twenty years as a Teacher, Translator and Interpreter. She is responsible for Conversation courses in Mineral Resources Management and Extractive Metallurgy Masteries. Full-time Associate Teacher in charge of human resources plans. Since 1985 she has been included in the researcher career programme. Student on the Maestría en Letras, F.F.H.A., U.N.S.J.. President of Asociación San Juan de Profesores de Inglés (A.S.J.P.I.) 1998-2000.

 

P22

Myslicki,  Viviana - Holds a Degree of Teacher of English of Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado “Joaquín V. González”. She has specialized in the teaching of Language and Phonology, and currently Lectures at I.N.S.P.Técnico-UTN, and Universidad de Belgrano. She is also Co-Director of Studies at T.E.L. Center.

 

P21
Needham, Sheila - Is a self-employed Educational Consultant, Examiner, Teacher-trainer and Lecturer. She presently holds the Post of Chief Examiner ESOL at Trinity College London. Sheila is based in the UK but travels extensively, visiting examination centres and supporting examiners in the field. W20
   
Negrelli, Fabián – Fabián Negrelli holds degree of Teacher of English Language and Literature (Univ. Nac. de Cba.) and Specialist in University Teaching (Univ. Tecnológica. Nac.) Has completed an MA Course in Applied Linguistics at University of Leicester, England, and an MA in University Education at Univ. Tecnológica. Nac. Currently taking an MA Course in Applied Linguistics at Facultad de Lenguas (U.N.C.) Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology at Univ. Nac. de Cba. and Univ. Nac. de La Rioja. Lecturer in English Grammar at Univ. Nac. de Cba. and Inst. Sup. de Formación Docente “Ntra. Sra. del Sgdo. Corazón” (Córdoba). P23
   

O’Neill, Sheila - Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow at Griffith University Centre for Applied Linguistics and Languages. Highly experienced in teaching, research, evaluation/assessment and consultancy, particularly in the area of language policy and programs in language and literacy education.  She convenes the Graduate Certificates in Language Assessment & Second Language Teaching (Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language) and related Professional Development Programs. Supervises Ph.D. research in applied linguistics.

W47
   
Ospital, Graciela Lilia - Graduate of the Instituto Nacional del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas and a student at the Licencatura en Inglés (Universidad Nacional del Litoral). Has been teaching children and adolescents for 18 years. Has taught different subjects: creative writing, language, literature, orals and comprehension. W39
   
Pardo Herrero, Myriam - Graduate teacher of Profesorado Superior de Lenguas Vivas de Salta, has worked as teacher and teacher trainer in Argentina and Brazil. At present, she is at Cultura in Salta as teacher and U.C.L.E.S. Oral Examiner, teaches in-company Business English and is studying for Licenciatura en Lenguas Modernas at UNAS (Universidad Nacional de Salta). P24
   
Pena Lima, Beatriz - Is a lecturer in British Literature and Literature in the Language Class at I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández” and I.S.P. “J.V. Gonzalez”. She has worked as a literary consultant for foreign languages in the Curriculum Transformation Programme of the Ministry of Education. She has been a teacher trainer for Red Federal de Educación and ESSARP for the last six years. She also teaches literature at St.Catherine’s-Moorlands School. W37
   
Perea de Otrera, Rosa - Teacher of English graduate of Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Master of Arts in English Sociolinguistics at University of New York – College at Portland, USA. Associate professor of “Didáctica General y Especial – Inglés” at Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Vice-head of “Escuela Normal Superior de Lenguas Vivas Bautista Alberdi”, San Miguel de Tucumán. P10
   
Pérez de Pereyra, Alicia - Profesora de Inglés, Licenciada en Lengua y Literatura Inglesa, Profesora Asociada, Coordinadora del Laboratorio de Idiomas de la Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. P25
   

Pérez Galluccio, Roberto G. - Is a graduate of the Profesorado Medio y Superior en Inglés, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina. He obtained his Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Instructional Systems at Florida State University, USA. He has provided support to faculty and staff to integrate Technology into education, and has given presentations in this area in national and international conferences.

 

W21
Phillipson, Robert - Research Professor at the Department of English of Copenhagen Business School. He has worked in Africa, Eastern Europe and London, and since 1973 in Denmark. He has written books on language pedagogy, language rights, and linguistic imperialism. His current research is concerned with globalisation and English, and language policy in the European Union. He is the author of Linguistic Imperialism, the ground-breaking study of global English and language rights. Plenary
   
Pisani, Viviana - Graduate of INES en Lenguas Vivas (1982); co-ordinator at Asociación Ex-Alumnos del Lenguas Vivas; teacher of Cambridge exam-oriented courses at AACI; oral examiner for UCLES; lecturer in History of England and co-ordnator of the area of History at UCA; presenter at LABCI (1993);  M.A. candidate at University of East Anglia, UK. W22
   
Placci, Graciela  - Lecturer in ESP for undergraduate students of Humanities, Lengua III (reading comprehension strategies), Lengua Instrumental and Lengua Académica, (writing for academic purposes). Currently researching on affective factors in autonomous and strategic learning. Former Fulbrighter.

P5

   

Poloni, Nora - EFL Teacher, Profesorado de Formación Docente Número 8, Santa Fe. Teacher at AACI. UCLES Oral Examiner. Holds a CEELT II, University of Cambridge.

 

W42

Portela, María A. - Is a nearing the end of her M.A. in TESOL, University of Leicester, UK, and is a Lecturer of English at the Facultad de Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.

P6

   
Pron, Alejandra - Has been an EFL Teacher and Educational Consultant for more than 15 years. She is currently an instructor at ICANA Escuela Superior in Buenos Aires. She earned her M.A. from California State University, Los Angeles.

W23

   
Ramírez, Cecilia - She is a Lecturer in Methodology I, II and III at two Teachers’ Training Colleges in the west of Buenos Aires. She is co-author of “Tales for the Beholder”. She researches into Traditional and Alternative Teaching Methods. She has completed a specialization course on Multiple Intelligences of  Harvard University. W24
   
Reznik, Daniel - Mr Reznik, a graduate of INSP “Joaquin V. González” in Buenos Aires, holds an M.A. in TEFL (University of Reading, U.K.). He is a teacher trainer in I.S.P. “J.V. González” and in I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”. His research interests are: language and culture and linguistic change. Semi-Plenary &Panel
   
Riccio de Bottino, Silvana - Graduated of the Escuela Superior en Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, as a Teacher of English and Translator of Italian. Master in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, University of Leicester, England. Associate Professor and Researcher at UNCPBA. Jefa de Área and Methodology teacher at the ISFD N° 22, Olavarría.

P27

 

 

Richardson, Vic - Director of the International Teacher Training Institute, and Director of Education for Embassy CES in England. He is a teacher trainer, course book writer and academic manager. He is particulary interested in learner autonomy and founded the IATEFL Learner Independence special interest group.

W31

 

 

Rodríguez Sanmartino, Mónica - She is a teacher with over 25 years’ experience, is Co-ordinator and Headteacher at secondary level. She has been running Teacher Development Courses since 1996, her current research interest is Vocabulary.

W40&W44

   
Rondina, Viviana Irene - Graduate teacher of INSP “Joaquín V. González”. At present I am a student at the Licenciatura en Inglés at Universidad Nacional del Litoral. I have been teaching for 20 years (public schools, bilingual private schools and AACI) Nowadays I am teaching IGCSE  subjects: History, English as a First/ Second language and other international exams. W39
   
Rosewarne, David - Holds an M.A. in Modern History, University of Oxford, and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics, University of London. Has been working as a Senior Lecturer in EFL in different Universities in England and abroad. In 1984 he coined the term “Estuary English” to describe the speech of millions of people in London and the south-east whose type of English did not fit into any existing description. He then made a number of important publications on “Estuary English” and has lectured all over the world on the changes of English pronunciation and some implications for the use and teaching of English for international communication.

Semi-Plenary

   
Rozzi de Bergel, Ana María - Coordinator of Trinity College London’s TESOL Applied Drama courses at CENTUM, the College’s centre in Buenos Aires. Coordinator of the Licenciatura para Profesores de Inglés at Universidad CAECE. Editor of “The ELT Forum”, Idiomania’s supplement for English teachers. Sine 1978, most of her work has been devoted to research into the adult learner’s learning strategies, hypotheses language ceiling and built-in syllabus.

P32

   
Ruiz Montani, Carolina - Received her degree as a Teacher of English in Buenos Aires and completed studies getting a Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English, issued by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examination Board. She has specialised in Distance Learning delivered by CALL/SALL and the Internet through Programa CENET 99 at the Centro Nacional de Educación Tecnológica - Ministry of Education. She is a Licenciate candidate at Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina. She is also member of Argentina - TESOL, ESP IS. She works as a TEFL consultant specialized in Open & Distance Learning in Argentina and abroad. P43
   
Sampedro, Ricardo - Graduate translator of I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas, worked as teacher for adults and as teacher of Environmental Matters at Villa Devoto School in 1992-1993. Worked for Oxford University Press until January 2000, when he decided to launch an independent teacher training project called Education for a Change. While in OUP he dictated over 400 workshops all over the country on different teaching strategies, many of which also addressed social issues, an area that has been of his entire interest from his days as a Greenpeace International campaigner and translator. In the last three years has been researching on the use of global issues (which include values) as content matter for the English language classroom. W32
   
Santa, María Isabel - She is a teacher of English as a Foreign Language from Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”, has specialized in Phonology and Laboratory Practice and currently lectures at Instituto Superior del Profesorado “J.V. González”, I.N.S.P. Técnico/UTN and Esc. Normal Sup. en L. Vivas “J.F. Kennedy”. P21
   
Sarasa, María Cristina - Is an ELT Teacher Educator at the UNMDP, where she teaches English History and Overall Communication. She also coordinates admission to the local EFL Teacher Education Program, belongs to an interdisciplinary research team, and does extension work. She has recently obtained a postgraduate degree in higher education. P33&P34
   
Sassone, Cecilia - Works as consultant in educational technology in companies, schools and institutes, training teachers and designing learning programmes. She delivers postgraduate workshops on Games and Technology at Lenguas Vivas and Distance Teacher Training Courses for the Cultural Inglesa de Buenos Aires. She coordinates executive programmes in companies and has developed a learning methodology for teaching English to adults: “Spider Web Didactic Toolkit and Cards”. P42
   
Seddon, Paul - Taught English in Japan and North Africa before returning to the U.K. to become a teacher trainer. He has a keen interest in Computer Assisted Language Learning and now mainly works as an online Development officer for the Bell Educational Trust designing interactive language websites. Paul also designs language learning websites for the BBC World Service.

Semi-Plenary

   
Soler, Lidia - Master of Arts in Phonetics, Leeds University, England. Professor of English Phonetics and Phonology I and II, School of Languages, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Coordinator of the M.A. Programme in Applied Linguistics and in Anglo- American Literature, School of Languages, UNC. Co-director of a research project subsidized by Secyt- Córdoba. Panel
   
Szmuch, Laura - Laura is a graduate of the I.N.S.P. “Dr. Joaquín V. González” and has her own studio in Versailles. She is Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and as founder of Resourceful Teaching has run courses and workshops for teachers on the application of NLP to education since 1998. W41
   
Storni, Verónica - I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas “J.R Fernández” graduate specialized in English Literature. She is now teaching English Literature at I.E.S. Lenguas Vivas, English History at CONSUDEC, and Language and Literature at IGCSE and AICE levels at Santa Teresa School. She is doing a Licenciatura en Inglés at Universidad Nacional del Litoral. P35
   
Stagnaro, María Silvia - M.A. Language and Literature in Education, E.S.O.L., University of London. Lecturer in Methods II, Language II and Language III at I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”. Tutor of the modules on Materials Design (Module 4). Evaluation (Module 8) and Practicum (Module 10) for the Diploma in English Teaching of the University of London Tutor of the module on Selection, Analysis, Evaluation and Development of material (Module 10) for the Academic Programme of Tertiary Level Teachers (E Circuit) of the I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas “J.R. Fernández”. Panel
   
Suárez, María Marta - Co-founder of IACA. Former lecturer of Methods I at I.S.P. “Joaquín V. González”. Trainer, school manager and textbook writer. She has developed a holistic methodology on which she has based her EFL courses and Teacher Trainings in Argentina and at the Findhorn Foundation College in Scotland. W33
   
Tavella, Gabriela - She is a graduate teacher of U.N.L.P., Profesora Adjunta at Asentamiento Universitario San Martín de los Andes, U.N.C. She is currently pursuing an M.A. for EFL practitioners at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Her present interest is research in learner autonomy and affective learning. W34
   
Traversa, Ana - Holds an M.A. in English Composition Theory and Method, University of Massachusetts Amherst and is a Ph.D. candidate in Rhetoric and Linguistics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is training as a researcher in intercultural literacies while teaching the EAP and ESP components of Universidad CAECE’s Licenciatura en Inglés as well as Language at Lenguas Vivas (JFK and JRF)’s translation programs in Buenos Aires. W36
   
Terán, Alina - EFL teacher. Graduated at I.E.S. Lola Mora. Currently teaching at New Way  English school and San Patricio High School, preparing students for PET and Trinity College examinations. W14
   
Tomlinson, Brian - Reader in Language Learning and Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan University, where he runs the M.A. in Materials Development for Language Teaching, the M.A. in Professional Development for Language Education and a Ph.D. programme. He is also Founder and President of MATSDA and the author of numerous books and articles, including Discover English and Materials Development in Language Teaching. Plenary
   
Valsecchi, María Inés - Holds an M.A. degree of Georgia State University, USA. She is at present teaching English language, English Grammar and Teacher Training at the National University of Río Cuarto. Her research interests are: testing, interactive multimedia instruction and autonomous learning. P37
   
Veciño, Patricia - She is a graduate of I.N.S.P. “Joaquín V. González”. She worked as a high school English teacher. She has worked as materials developer and teacher trainer for ICANA elementary and intermediate adult courses. She was also involved in ESP materials design. She is the head of the Children Department at ICANA, where she is responsible for materials development as well as teacher training. She is currently teaching Methodology and in charge of the Practicum at ICANA Escuela Superior. W1&W16
   
Villanueva de Debat, Elba - Is an EFL methodology teacher and teacher trainer at the Facultad de Lenguas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Her areas of interest include methodology, bilingual education and teacher development. P14
   
White, Ron - Former Director of the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS), University of Reading, UK. He is currently chairman of the British Institute of English Language Teaching (BIELT). His interests include the role of management in ELT, intercultural communication and the teaching of academic writing. Plenary &Panel
   
Wolff, Betty - She is the Executive Director of BEWNETWORK, a research center based in Buenos Aires, and coordinates the BCTT, and organisation based in Barcelona, and represents IALC (the International Association of Language Centres). W35
   
Yael, Linda - Teaches at the Balsiero Institute, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Bariloche, and at a local teacher-training college. I am also an UCLES Oral Examiner. During 1994-5 I taught for the British Council in Madrid. At present I am working on a Master’s at Nile / University of East Anglia. W36

 

 



 

 

 

 

Publicado en FAAPI 2001