#Edcamp Chile & The new American English website: Introducing “Trace Effects” worldwide

ABOUT AMERICAN ENGLISH

The American English website provides resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging conversation within the global EFL community.

American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers’ professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

THE OFFICE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS

American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers’ professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

The Office of English Language Programs in Washington, D.C. provides academic expertise, advisory and consultative assistance, as well as materials and resources worldwide. All programs are implemented by Regional English Language Officers (RELOs) at American Embassies or Consulates. Programs and resources administered through our office include English materials, distance education programs, and teacher training workshops. For more information or to receive these resources in your area, please contact your RELO. We encourage you to explore our website and check back regularly for updates and new resources.

ENGLISH TEACHING FORUM

A quarterly journal for professionals teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language, published by the Office of English Language Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Read and download articles from our extensive collection of online Forum issues.

English Teaching Forum, 50th Anniversary

Celebrate Forum’s 50th Anniversary with Reflections, a look back at favorite Forum articles of the past. Each issue also features new articles on teaching and the classroom.

E-Teacher Scholarship Program

The E-Teacher Scholarship Program offers online, graduate-level classes to English teaching professionals outside of the United States through the University of Oregon.

English Access Microscholarship Program

The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13-20 year-olds from disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions.

Regional English Language Officers (RELO)

RELO Dr. Bradley Horn demonstrating"Trace Effects"  http://1.usa.gov/15PuqI4

RELO Dr. Bradley Horn demonstrating”Trace Effects” http://1.usa.gov/15PuqI4

Regional English Language Officers (RELOs) are U.S. State Department specialist who design and manage programs to promote language learning and support the teaching of English in countries around the world. RELOs also conduct needs assessments and provide guidance to embassies and host country officials on English as a Foreign Language and oversee the English Language Specialists and Fellows.

RELO: Chile and Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América
AV. Andrés Bello 2800
Las Condes
Santiago, CHILE
Office Phone: 56-2-330-3557
Office Fax: 56-2-330-3019
Email: sconeRELO@gmail.com

Trace Effects

traceA collaborative English language video game experience for students ages 12-16. Learn English and explore American culture through puzzles, games, and adventures in an interactive world.

This innovative language learning video game will complement students’ classroom English language instruction through interactive 3-D multimedia learning adventures. Trace Effects is geared for players aged 12-16.

Gamers interact and solve puzzles in a virtual world filled with diverse English-speaking characters. In the game, students take a dynamic journey through the United States, traveling to cultural locations like Kansas, New Orleans, the Grand Canyon, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

Who is Trace?

Trace, the main character, is a university student from the year 2045 who has accidentally traveled back in time to the present. In order to get home, he must complete a challenging mission to change the future for the better by helping six different young people accomplish great things and have a positive impact on the future.

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Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.
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