The Office of English Language Programs supports public diplomacy outreach through English language teaching and training in Chile. It cooperates with the Ministry of Education, Binational Centers, professional teachers’ associations, public and private universities and other higher education institutes, among other partners, in order to build a stronger understanding between the peoples of Chile and the U.S.
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1. Fulbright TEA (Teaching Excellence and Achievement) Program
The U.S. Embassy Santiago invites high school teachers of any subject in Chile to apply to the Fulbright TEA (Teaching Excellence and Achievement) Program. Two Chilean high school teachers will join international secondary-level teachers in the United States for a six-week professional exchange. Teachers will participate in rigorous academic seminars for professional development at a host university and observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at a host university and at U.S. secondary schools. We are now accepting online applications though March 10, 2021. Please find more information about the program and apply here: https://fulbright.irex.org/
2. American English E-Teacher MOOCs
The American English E-Teacher program offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in addition to its Global Online Courses (GOCs). These are free 5-week online courses designed for non-native English language teachers and open to an unlimited number of participants. The program offers both facilitated and self-directed MOOCs.
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3. The American English Webinar Team
You can join American English Webinar Series at: http://americanenglishwebinars.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network
English Language Programs
Professional Development for teachers
1. English Language Fellow Program
Ten-month fellowships carried out by American experts in TEFL and applied linguistics to work in academic institutions.
2. “E-teacher”Scholarship Program
Distance education courses on Critical Thinking, Assessment, Young Learners, Building Skills in the Web, ESP, Best Practices in TESOL and Projects Based Learning.
3. English Access Microscholarship Program
A two year Scholarship for non-elite 14-18 year old students to study English after school.
Resources for teachers and learners
- American English Resources for All
Reading and Listening Comprehension
Grammar and Vocabulary Practice
Listening, Reading and Speaking
English Access Microscholarship Program (Access)
The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, economically disadvantaged students, primarily aged 13 to 20, in their home countries. Access programs give participants English skills that may lead to better jobs and educational prospects. Participants also gain the ability to compete for and participate in future exchanges and study in the United States.
Since its inception in 2004, approximately 150,000 students in more than 80 countries have participated in the Access Program.
For more information about English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) in Chile, please click here.