GROWN UPS III
DATE 11/09 TIME 9:00 AM a 6:30 PM FEE $140
VENUE San Martín 1371 (Instituto Mobilizador de Fondos Cooperativos)
Rosario, Santa Fe
“You’ve planned your class; prepared the materials…
2:00 PM a
9:00 AM Registration 3:30 PM You’re on! Now what?”
ALEJANDRA MERCEDES JORGE
9:30 AM Help!! How do I teach the Y-generation student? 3:30 PM Coffee break & ruffles
MARÍA BELÉN GONZÁLEZ MILBRANDT a 4:00 PM
10:30 AM 4:00 PM a The effect of BEER on TEACHING:
a 11:00 AM Coffee break & ruffles 6:00 PM Something’s brewing in the English class
11:00 AM a The seven deadly sins of 1-2-1 classes
12:30 PM CAROLINA MARCOTE & LUCIANA LAGO 6:00 PM Certificates and special awards
ENROLMENT: firstname.lastname@example.org . Tel: 0341 - 4356830
TEACHING GROWN UPS III
Our once successful teaching practices prove to be useless when facing the
Help!! How do I teach challenges of teaching the new generation of adult learners.
the Y-generation student? It is not enough to master your language and be acquainted with all the course
books in the market. To teach a Y-student you need to reinvent yourself!
In this workshop, we will dig into the characteristics of the Y-generation
students and explore different approaches to motivate and involve them.
María Belén González Milbrandt is a graduate teacher from IES Olga Cossettini
(Rosario). She is a Marketing Analyst and is about to obtain a degree in Educational
Sciences at UCA. She is co-founder of Move Up – Educational Consultancy and
9:30 AM Translation Center, and runs the Training Department. She has broad experience in
organizing and supervising tailor-made courses for multinational companies. María
Belén has given several lectures on teaching Business English in different ELT events. She
has been training teachers as part of the FTBE (First Certificate for Teachers of Business
English) course for ten years.
Teaching BUSINESS one to one is a challenge. However, it can be very reward-
The seven deadly ing for both teacher and student.
sins of 1-2-1 classes Explore with us the most objectionable vices of the one-to-one CORPORATE
teacher: the seven deadly sins. Countless souls have been eternally damned for
succumbing to them.
Join us in this workshop and be ready to share your experience. If you leave this
CAROLINA MARCOTE workshop and commit any of these sins, you won’t be forbidden. You might just
& LUCIANA LAGO learn something new about yourself -- hopefully before it's too late...
Carolina Marcote and Luciana Lago are both Teachers of English and are finishing their
studies to become Technical and Literary Translators. They are certified as Teachers of
Business English by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. They have been
teaching business English for many years, with experience in a wide range of companies,
in-company and in-house, groups and one-to-one. They joined the staff of teachers of
Move Up from the very beginning and have been working as teacher trainers for two years
Carolina is currently in charge of workshops dealing with the basic Business English
Skills. Luciana teaches Business English at tertiary level (first and second year) in the
career of Foreign Trade at CES (Centro de Estudios Superiores).
TEACHING GROWN UPS III
There is a big difference between knowing what to do and doing it, and doing it
“You’ve planned your class; successfully. We will start the session by analyzing what it takes to write
prepared the materials… S.M.A.R.T. objectives and plan a lesson that B.A.N.G.S. We will also discuss
You’re on! Now what?” ways to ensure participants R.E.A.C.T. and how you can hone your presentation
skills with the six Ps. Finally, we will examine how to evaluate our training in a
way that delivers a positive ROI for everyone involved.
Join me in this session and learn how to design and evaluate “the best darn
training in the world” (and learn what the acronyms mean!)
Alejandra Mercedes Jorge is an English Teacher and a Scientific, Technical and Literary
Translator, from the IES en Lenguas Vivas “J. R. Fernández”, where she teaches
Traducción Técnico-Científica I. She is a Licenciada en Enseñanza de inglés from CAECE
2:00 PM University and holds a University Diploma in Design, Management, and Evaluation of
E-learning projects from San Martín University. Alejandra has taught English for more
than 20 years, and has acted as coordinator, teacher trainer, staff recruiter and language
consultant for private companies and educational institutions for more than 20 years.
She is a former APIBA SIGs Liaison Officer. She has lectured extensively on the teaching
of business English and on TICs for teachers of English. She is the owner and director of
CAIT Idiomas, an organization devoted to in-company language training and to help
teachers develop professionally.
I believe that we, teachers, should always surprise our students with creative
The effect of BEER ideas that, turned into meaningful activities, will help them learn the language
on TEACHING: they want to learn at the time they need to use it. Activating prior knowledge is
Something’s brewing essential to meet the relevance and meaningfulness they are looking for when
in the English class learning English. So, many are the tasks we have as teachers to cater for our
students’ needs, and I would like to share some ideas about engaging students,
brainstorming, helping them make connections, using the surprise factor to
GUSTAVO GONZÁLEZ make them react and find the need to voice their feelings, grading authentic
material for all levels of English and some more tips that will enhance our
teaching practices and their learning experience. Here’s to you, to our students
and to teaching!!! Cheers!!!
Gustavo González is a graduate teacher from I.S.F.D. N° 5 in Pergamino and holds a
Postgraduate Degree for Faculty EFL Teachers from U.B.A. (University of Buenos Aires).
He has been in the ELT field since 1993, working as a teacher, school coordinator, teacher
trainer and presenter. He has been delivering seminars and workshops all over Argentina,
neighboring countries and overseas, sharing ideas about Methodology, American
English, the use of songs, movies and internet material in the classroom, how to develop
critical thinking skills, how to make our lessons memorable, how to deal with Business
English through humor, songs and films, how to exploit sitcoms for educational purposes
and how to incorporate new technologies in the classroom. He is one of the contributors
to the book “Imagination, Cognition & Language Acquisition: A Unified Approach to
Theory and Practice”, published by the New Jersey City University and has also written
some articles for IATEFL and other institutions. He is a teacher trainer for the Oxford
Teachers’ Academy. He is a former vice president of APIBA, the Buenos Aires English
Teachers’ Association and former vice president of FAAPI, the Argentine Federation of
English Teachers’ Associations.