05. June 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: NEWS

from left to right, Vivian Morghen, Noris Zerdá, Dr. Keith Folse, Graciela Martin, Ana María Rocca


Dr. Keith Folse delivered a talk about the importance of EFL teacher training at ICANA last Thursday.

The talk was organized by the US Embassy, ICANA, the binational center in Buenos Aires,  and Argentina TESOL.

Binational Centers from CórdobaMendozaParanáRosario, and Santiago del Estero participated through a Google Hangout.

Thanks Dr Folse for sharing your expertise and great sense of humor with us.





















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


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