Do You Speak English?

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Being proficient in English is a must in today’s globalized world. Being aware of this reality, our schools count on an intensive English program which takes up 10 hours a week from PK to 7th grade, 8 hours in 8th grade, 6 hours from 9th grade to 10th grade, 4 hours in 11th and 3 in 12th grade. Besides, our students are prepared to sit for the international examinations PET (8th grade) and TOEFL (12th grade).

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En un mundo globalizado como el actual, el dominio del idioma inglés es fundamental. Consciente de este fenómeno, nos cuenta con un programa intensivo en esta lengua, que comprende 10 horas semanales desde Pre kínder a 7º básico, 8 horas en 8º básico y 6 en I y II Medio, 4 horas en III y, finalmente, 3 en IV Medio.

Además, nuestros alumnos y alumnas son preparados para rendir los exámenes internacionales PET y TOEFL.

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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago 2012 & Edcamp Chile 2013, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago. Edcamp Chile 2013 was held at Universidad UCINF. Thomas is also a member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching. He has published a total of sixty one (61) books, all available on Amazon http://amzn.to/Qxmoec . The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.
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