Asociación de Profesores de Inglés de Rosario December 2010 ___________________________________________________________Dear colleague,We are pleased to forward the December issue of our monthly newsletter.December is a really busy month for all of us, so this newsletter is a very short one. Inaddition to it, we have prepared a Summary of our work this year and projects for thenext, which should be reaching you both in digital and paper form. No newsletter willbe sent in January, but keep checking our Facebook and Twitter pages. Important: Please note our office will close after December 21st, and will open again on February 16th.Recent activitiesDecember 7th:APrIRs End-of-the-Year Dinner PartyIt was held at Pago del Abasto restaurant. Participants enjoyed not only a deliciousmeal in a friendly atmosphere, but also the outstanding performance of Coro deFisherton, who sang some memorable tunes. Our gratitude goes to them.We are also grateful to SBS and Ameghino bookshops as well as Macmillan Publishers,Oxford University Press, and Pearson, who generously contributed items to be raffled.President Graciela Castelli shared a presentation summarising the accomplishments ofthe year and some plans for the future. See it http://prezi.com/hhzxqa5ue53k/aprir-2010/
Participants had a lot of fun playing bingo. For all those who asked for the list of words,see http://septicscompanion.com/showcat.php?cat=foodAnd if you want a real simple online tool to create bingo cards, this is the one we usedhttp://www.eslactivities.com/bingo.phpSee some highlights of the evening athttp://www.scrapblog.com/viewer/viewer.aspx?sbid=2868309Reminders1- APrIR Online Journal The Call for papers is in progress. Check the guidelines at http://www.slideshare.net/Aprir/journal-guidelines We have already received some contributions. Remember the publication of articles in specialized magazines is given credits when applying for teaching positions in state institutions (escalafonamiento).2- Your presentations If you are an APrIR member and you are giving a presentation, please keep us posted by filling in this form: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dHMxMTgxVnhYdj FpR2luM2hiTEFwUFE6MQ We will be delighted to share the information in our Newsletter3- 2011 FAAPI Conference The 2011 FAAPI Conference will be hosted by Asociación de Profesores de Inglés de Tucumán. Follow their updates at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/APIT-Asociacion-de- Profesores-de-Ingles-de-Tucuman/156580861030104The conference theme has been announced: Communicative Language Teaching andLearning Revisited. What more than thirty years of experience has taught us.We will keep you posted about the Call for Papers.4- Payment of annual fee In the event that you haven’t cancelled your full annual fee yet, remember a variety of options are available to do so: a) On-line transfer or bank deposit: Banco Nación Suc. 3020- Rosario CBU Nº 01104442/40044427146462. Cuenta Corriente Especial Nº de cuenta: 444271464/6 Asociación de Profesores de Inglés de Rosario CUIT: 30-6805210-9. b) Cuenta Digital: Claim your payment slip at email@example.com andthen cancel it via Rapipago, Pagofácil, etcc) Postal order or cheque payable to LEDA NOEMÍ SIBURUd) Ask for the fee to be collected at your place.
Announcements1- Our Annual "Asamblea Ordinaria" will be held on March 12th. Further details willbe sent in February.2- To celebrate APrIRs 35th anniversary in 2011 we will be organising a LiteraryContest. Why dont you take advantage of the summer to start writing? Guidelinescoming soon! We wish you a Very Merry Holiday Season and the best for 2011. Thanks for your support! The APrIR Committee These institutions are now APrIR members Are you a Director of Studies? Contact us to find out how your institution can also become a member of APrIR. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org APrIR is your association. Take pride in belonging.