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My Place in the World

My Place in the World

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Published by: Luciano Bermúdez on Feb 16, 2011
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Becoming aNational Geographic   photographer and reporter 
Discover
the
beauty
of the
world
around usand the
power
of the
English language.Experience
a year of 
discovery
with us!
Show
your
place
in the
world
to otherstudents and
winincredible prizes!
MyPlacein theWorld
 
My Place in the 
World
Tren a las nubes, Salta, ArgentinaSantiago de Chile, ChilePocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay 
My Place in theWorld
Turn your students intoNational Geographic  photographers and reporters!
A multi-country competition in which your students work together to createan e-newsletter in English that presents their avorite place in the world.
Prizes:
Regional Prizes
One for each category and level:
a.
Prize for leading teacher:
A
laptop plus 6online teacher training courses
(to choose romour
ELT Advantage catalog
).
b.
Prize for winning students:
1 MP3
 
player anda
Collins COBUILD dictionary
or
each
student.
c.
Prize for winning school:
A one-year
accessto the Online
Footprint Reading Library
and a
Collins COBUILD dictionary.
Further information:
· The competition
is open to
students
between
9 and 17 year olds
at primary and secondaryschools or language schools in
Argentina,Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Perú and Uruguay.
· Students
are divided in categories according totheir age and in levels according to their Englishprofciency:· Pre-Teens:
9-12 year olds
·Basic level (CEF: A1, A2)·Independent level (CEF: B1, B2)· Teens:
13-17 year olds 
·Basic level (CEF: A1, A2)·Independent level (CEF: B1, B2)·Profcient (CEF: C1)
· The maximum
number o 
students
in eachgroup is
6.
How do I take part?
Introduce
the
idea
to your
students.
Organize them in groups(maximum 6 students in each group). Read and explain the ruleso the competition to your students. Optional: Invite teachers romother areas, such as
Social Studies
.
 
Perform
a
trial lesson
(*) which will help students develop theproject.
 
Register
your
participation
in the competition by
email
at
myplace.conosur@cengage.com
beore
May 30th, 2011.
 
Send
a
project
to the competition by
email
to
myplace.conosur@cengage.com
 
Check out
the
results
on
November 15th, 2011
at 
http://latinoamerica.cengage.com/my-place-in-the-world 
(*) There are 2 trial lessons (one for A2 and one for B1 students) and Teacher notesavailable for download.
National Prizes
To be given in each country for each category and level:
a.
Prize for leading teacher:
6 online teachertraining courses
(to choose rom our
ELTAdvantage catalog
).
b.
Prize for winning students:
A one-year
accessto the Online
Footprint Reading Library
and a
Collins COBUILD dictionary
or
each
student.
c.
Prize for winning school:
A Footprint ReadingLibrary
 
set
and a
Collins COBUILD dictionary.
Important dates:
Registration dates:
 January 15th - May 30th, 2011
Deadline to submit e-newsletters:
September 30th, 2011
Winners will be announced on:
November 15th, 2011
Plaza de armas, Lima, PerúTrinidad, Paraguay La Paz, Bolivia
 Judges:
Ian Martin
Heinle International Marketing Director 
Karina Medaglia
Heinle Southern Cone Manager 
Marina Gonzalez
Lecturer at the B.A. in EnglishTeaching, Universidad CAECE, Argentina
Hugo M. Castellano
Educational Tecnologies Specialist
· Each group
o 
students
must create an
e-newsletter in English,
 
showing
and
describing
 the
place
in which they
live
and what
mostcaptivates
and
enchants
them about their
localarea or region.
· They will work
under the
guidance
o their
English teacher
(obligatory), in cooperation with
teachers
rom other areas such as
Social Studies
 (optional).
· Competition rules
are available at: 
http://latinoamerica.cengage.com/my-place-in-the-world 
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