Spell2015

The ARTESOL Annual Spelling Competition is a national spelling event for nonnative English speaking students under the age of 15 sponsored and organized by Argentina TESOL. ARTESOL organized the first local Spell Event in 2009 sponsored by Franklin Electronic Publishers in association with TESOL International.

ARTESOL Annual Spelling Competition for 2015 will consist of a national event that will be held in Buenos Aires, resulting in the selection of four place winners.

Venue:  Centro Cultural Borges, Sala III, Viamonte 500, Buenos Aires

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015

Prizes:

1st Place Winner: trophy, and a tablet; courtesy of ARTESOL;  a round trip to Tandil, Pcia. de Buenos Aires, two nights for 4 people, courtesy of Fase2; a dictionary and readers courtesy of Cengage Learning – National Geographic Learning.

2nd Place Winner: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus, courtesy of ARTESOL; a dictionary and readers courtesy of Cengage Learning – National Geographic Learning.

3rd & 4th Place Winners: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus; Merriam – Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary, courtesy of ARTESOL; a dictionary and readers courtesy of Cengage Learning – National Geographic Learning.

1st Place Winning School: a round trip to San Rafael, Mendoza, three nights for 2 people, courtesy of Fase2.

Spelling Bee team:

Master of Ceremonies: ARTESOL Board Member, Mr. Ricardo Ramirez

Pronouncer: ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Nila Clemente

Judges: US Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Ms. Linda Talluto; ARTESOL President, Ms. Graciela Martin

Score Keepers: ARTESOL Vice President, Ms. Ana María Rocca,  and  ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Graciela Encina

Time keeper: ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Alejandra Cappa

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Participating Schools:

Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, CABA

Escuela Argentina Modelo, CABA

Instituto Social Militar “Dr. Damaso Centeno”, CABA

Escuela del CAE, Parana, Entre Rios

Nueva Escuela Argentina 2000, CABA

Colegio Modelo Lomas, Pcia. de Buenos Aires

Escuela Integral Piacentini, Resistencia, Chaco

Colegio Del Carmen, San Rafaela, Mendoza

 

If your school is interested in participating in the 2015 ARTESOL Spelling Competition, please contact us at ARTESOLSpellingBee@gmail.com

For further information on school / student eligibility, and contest rules, please check the 2015 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition Rules.

Read about The challenge of Spelling English

Learn about 2014 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition here

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Venue: Sala III, Centro Cultural Borges, Viamonte 500, C.A.B.A.

Date: October 25, 2014

2014 Participating Schools:

Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, CABA
Escuela EP 23 Emilio Morell, San Martín Pcia. de Bs. As.
Escuela Normal “Gendarmería Nacional”, La Quiaca, Jujuy
Escuela Argentina Modelo, CABA
Instituto Social Militar “Dr. Dámaso Centeno”, CABA
Instituto Sara Chamberlain de Eccleston, CABA

Number of Participants: 46  –  Spelling Bee 2014 – List of Participants
 
Winners:

1st Place Winner: Abril Valentina Guzmán Propratto from Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires

2nd Place Winner: Guadalupe Lara Guerra from Colegio Nacional Buenos Aires

3rd Place Winner: María Inés Hidalgo Peralta from Escuela Argentina Modelo – Buenos Aires

4th Place Winner: Federico Bongiorno from Instituto Social Militar “Dr. Dámaso Centeno”

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From left to right: Dilyara Austin from US Embassy, Federico Bongiorno (4th place winner), Maria Ines Hidalgo Peralta (3rd place winner), Abril Guzman Propatto (1st place winner), Guadalupe Guerra (2nd place winner), and ARTESOL Spelling Bee Judges and organizers

Spelling Bee team:

Master of Ceremonies: ARTESOL Board Member, Mr. Ricardo Ramirez

Pronouncer: ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Nila Clemente

Judges: ARTESOL President, Ms. Graciela Martin; ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. María Susana González;  and former ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Mónica Gandolfo

Score Keepers: ARTESOL Vice President, Ms. Ana María Rocca,  and  ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Analía Mariniello

Time keeper: retiree ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Elena Diez

 

from right to left: Nila Clemente, Graciela Martin, Monica Gandolfo, Maria Susana Gonzalez, Analia Mariniello, Ana Maria Rocca, Elena Diez

from right to left: Nila Clemente, Graciela Martin, Monica Gandolfo, Maria Susana Gonzalez, Analia Mariniello, Ana Maria Rocca, Elena Diez

Total Number of Rounds: 13

 

Winning Word: bakery

 

Prizes:

1st Place Winner: trophy, and a Noblex tablet; courtesy of ARTESOL;  Collins COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary of American English with CD ROM, and Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning

2nd Place Winner: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus, courtesy of ARTESOL; Collins COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary of American English, Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning.

3rd & 4th Place Winners: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus; Merriam – Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary, courtesy of ARTESOL; Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Cengage Learning.

Acknowledgements:

Argentina TESOL gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Argentina, National Geographic Learning/ Cengage Learning, and Alfajores Fantoche.

ARTESOL thanks its board members, collaborators and friends for their valuable hard work and dedication.

 

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Prizes courtesy of Cultural Affairs Office, US Embassy; Argentina TESOL (ARTESOL), and National Geographic Learning-Cengage Learning

Prizes courtesy of Cultural Affairs Office, US Embassy; Argentina TESOL (ARTESOL), and National Geographic Learning-Cengage Learning


If your school is interested in participating in the next ARTESOL Spelling Competition in 2015, please contact us at ARTESOLSpellingBee@gmail.com

For further information on school / student eligibility, and contest rules, please check the 2014 Contest Rules

Read about The challenge of Spelling English

Learn about 2013 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition here

ARTESOL Spelling Competition is a national spelling event for nonnative English speaking students under the age of 15 sponsored and organized by Argentina TESOL.

The competition took place on Saturdary, October 19, at Sala III Centro Cultural Borges, Viamonte 500, Buenos Aires.

45 students participated in the competition that resulted in the selection of four winners:

from left to right: 1st place winner, 2nd place winner, 4th place winner, and 3rd place winner

1st Place Winner: Participant 24, Florencia Agostina Ritacco, Colegio Sara Chamberlain de Eccleston, Ciudad de Buenos Aires

2nd Place Winner: participant 6, Andrés Aguirre, Colegio Integral Piacentini, Resistencia, Chaco.

3rd Place Winner: Participant 37, Francisco López Santoro, Colegio Sara Chamberlain de Eccleston, Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

4th Place Winner:Participant 36,  Alan Lifa, Instituto Euskal Echea, Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Winners and judges

Total number of rounds: 16

Participating Schools:

1- Instituto Euskal Echea, Balvanera, CABA
2- Instituto Militar “Dr. Dámaso Centeno”, CABA
3- Colegio Integral Piacentini, Resistencia, Chaco
4- Instituto Sara Chamberlain de Eccleston, CABA
5- Colegio Cristiano Evangélico Che Il, San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy
6-  Colegio Hans Christian Andersen, Sede Gral. Pacheco, Pcia. de Buenos Aires
7-  Colegio Buenos Aires English High School, CABA

Awards:

 

1st Place winner: trophy,  Advanced English Dictionary of American English with CD ROM, 5 Readers Classical Comics with audio CD, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning;  an electronic Spanish-English dictionary,  courtesy of the US Embassy in Argentina; and a Lenovo tablet,  courtesy of Argentina TESOL.

2nd, 3rd & 4th winners: plaque,  Advanced English Dictionary of American English with CD ROM, and 5 Readers Footprint with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning.

Winning participating schools: one ELT ADVANTAGE Course for a teacher from each winning school, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning.

Teachers awarded:

Pamela Kuringhian from Colegio Eccleston, ELT ADVANTAGE Course Pursuing Professional Development

Laura Blanco from Colegio Integral Dr. Piacentini, ELT ADVANTAGE Course Pursuing Professional Develpment

Aldana Murtagh from Colegio Eccleston, ELT ADVANTAGE Course Communicative Teaching for the ESL/EFL Classroom

Mónica Pepe from Instituto Euskal Echea

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Spelling Bee Team:

Judges: Deputy Cultural Affairs Officer, US Embassy, Mr. Mark Naylor & ARTESOL President: Ms. Graciela Martin

Emcee: ARTESOL Past President, Ms. Mabel Gallo

Pronouncer: ARTESOL Board Member: Ms. Nila Clemente

Score Keepers: ARTESOL Vice President: Ms. Ana María Rocca

ARTESOL Secretary: Ms. Vivian Morghen

Time Keeper: ARTESOL Board Member: Ms. Analía Mariniello

Spelling Bee Collaborators:

Collaborators: Elena Diez, retiree ARTESOL board member,  and Clara Brunetto, 2009 Franklin Global Spell Event Winner

Usher: ARTESOL Board Member: Mr. Ricardo Ramirez

Parents’ registration: ARTESOL Board Member: Ms. Graciela Encina

 

 

Spelling Bee Team
from left: Graciela Martin, Ricardo Ramirez, Ana María Rocca, Mabel Gallo, Vivian Morghen, Analía Mariniello, Nila Clemente, Mark Naylor

 


Call for Participation:  If your school is interested in participating in the next ARTESOL Spelling Competition on October 25, 2014 please contact us at

ARTESOLSpellingBee@gmail.com

For further information on school / student eligibility, and contest rules, please check the 2014 Contest Rules.

The challenge of Spelling English