FRATTIN, María Cecilia

 
 
Education
*2017 Specialisation in Phonetics and Phonology I (Adscripción)– Instituto Superior del Profesorado Joaquin V. Gonzalez (in progress)
*2016 Profesora en Inglés - Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*2016 Student Assistant – Phonetics I - Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*2015 Student Assistant – Diction - Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*2007 Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults - University of Cambridge, esol examinations (Grade A)
*1995 Churchill House School of English Language, Ramsgate, Kent, England (Certificate of Proficiency in English, Cambridge esol. Grade B)
*1989-1993 Colegio Diocesano Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús, Florida, Vicente López
 
Professional Experience
*2018 April to date – Lecturer of Phonetics Lab and Pronunciation Teaching I and II – Profesorado Consudec
*2018 March to date – Substitute Lecturer of Pedagogy - Profesorado Consudec
*2017 October to date – IELTS, Speaking Examiner
*2017 October to date – Substitute Lecturer of General Didactics I – Profesorado Consudec
*2017 – Substitute Lecturer of Phonetics and Lab III – ENS en LV Sofia Spangenberg
*2013 to date – Owner, Coordinator and Teacher at MCF Languages
*2009 to date – Cambridge Assessment English, Speaking Examiner – Buenos Aires Open Centre
* 2008 Coach of pronunciation for a Mr Muscle ad for England – Tambopost (now Lemondrop)
*2001-2010, 2015 to date – Cambridge Assessment English, Supervisor – Buenos Aires Open Centre
*2001 to date – In-company teacher and coordinator
*1999-2001 – Cambridge Assessment English, invigilator – Buenos Aires Open Centre
*1997-2001 Helper, floating/form/Cambridge exams teacher, writer and editor of the school magazine at Escuela Amapola, Palermo, C.A.B.A.
 
Courses and talks delivered
*2017 “Enfoque metodológico de la enseñanza de la fonética en profesorados”, V Jornadas Internacionales de Fonética y Fonología y I Jornadas Nacionales de Fonología y Discurso, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Publication
pending).
*2014-2015 “The Merchant of Venice: was Shylock right?” at the events Celebrating Shakespeare and Festival Shakespeare de Buenos Aires, Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*2014 “Learning to Teach”, seminar for first-time teachers, MCF Languages
*2014 “The very varied EFL classroom”, seminar for advanced teacher trainees, MCF Languages
Seminars, Courses, workshops, webinars attended
*Creative Materials, A.P.I.B.A.
*NLP, A.P.I.B.A.
*School discursive practices, coursebooks and curriculum, Amapola
*EFL Teaching Methods for children, Cambridge University Press
*Let's plan lessons together, Kel-Simon and Schuster
*Passionfruit - Enhancing your students' creativity and passion, S.E.A.L
*The Art of Learning - Holistic English (5-day intensive course), S.E.A.L
*The Hidden Curriculum, S.E.A.L
*Self-Esteem in action, S.E.A.L
*New Routes to FCE, Oxford University Press
*Seminar on ethical and civic training, Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
*Can exam taking encourage best learning and teaching practice? Cambridge University Press
*The FCE Speaking test, Cambridge University Press
*Listening - A top priority, International House
*CAE - the update, KEL
*FCE – the update, KEL
*Assessing Cambridge English First Speaking and Writing, Buenos Aires Open Centre & University of Cambridge ESOL examinations
*Introduction to Enneagram, KEL
*Leading in critical times, Brahma Kumaris
*How to start your business successfully, Argentinian Chamber of Commerce
*Training trainers, Argentinian Chamber of Commerce
*Grammar for Teachers: Language Awareness, Cambridge English Teacher
*Literature for Intercultural awareness, webinar
*FAAPI 2013 - Roots and Routes in Language Education
*Teaching with Technology, Cambridge English Teacher
*Sharing ELT theory and practice: Writing for an academic journal. FAAPI, APIBA, British Embassy
*Course on subtitling and dubbing, Ponts Traducciones
*Drama Techniques in the classroom, workshop, Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*Curriculum approaches in Language Teaching, webinar
*Reading Shakespeare from a Transcultural Perspective, Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*Spiderweb Method, Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*A few small techniques that change everything - Jim Scrivener, Instituto Superior en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*60 years of generative grammar: past, present and future of linguistic theory -
Noam Chomsky, University of Buenos Aires
*Revisiting Masculinity in Junot Diaz's fiction, Instituto Superior en Lenguas
Vivas Juan Ramón Fernandez
*The nuts and bolts of storytelling, Buenos Aires Open Centre
*Cambridge English Scale and CEFR, Buenos Aires Open Centre
*PREPARE! Cambridge University Press, Buenos Aires Open Centre
*Quiero ser B, Sistema B and PwC
*Teaching Pronunciation, Cambridge English Teacher
*Metodología de la investigación en análisis del discurso, UBA Filo – III Jornadas de jóvenes lingüistas
*FAAPI 2017 - Revitalising ELT through Authenticity: Practices, Contents & Materials
*Charla con Geoff Lindsey para profesores y Adscriptos de Fonética en el ISP
Joaquín V. Gonzalez.
* V Jornadas Internacionales de Fonética y Fonología y I Jornadas Nacionales
de Fonología y Discurso, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
*Taller: Voz, cuerpo y oralidad en el trabajo del Profesor. Educación y
prevención para la salud vocal. Colegio de Fonoaudiólogos de la Provincia de
Buenos Aires en FaHCE, Universidad de La Plata.
*Taller: Taller interfonético: Las vibrantes. Reflexión contrastiva y práctica
entre lenguas. FaHCE, Universidad de La Plata.
*Neuroscience and Learning, Andre Hedlund, Partners of the Americas.
*The global scale of English: an end-to-end solution for teaching, learning and
assessing English. Mike Mayor, Pearson Conference 2018.
*Planning revisited: planning and learning. Leonor Corradi, Pearson
Conference 2018.
*Bienestar docente atención plena (Mindfulness aplicada a la educación).
Christian Plebst, Pearson Conference 2018.
*Doing away with old idioms and expressions, Mariano Nastri, Teaching
English in the 21st Century.
*Helping our students get the sounds we’ve always dreamt of! Martin
Villarreal, Teaching English in the 21st Century.
*Simposio de Educación Global: reparando la globalización a través de la
educación, AFS Programas Interculturales.
*Jornada de Logoterapia: Fundamentos antropológicos, psicológicos de la
temática humana, Centro Viktor Frankl y Universidad de Flores.
*V Jornadas de Lengua Inglesa: Nuevos desafíos para la transformación
académica. USAL.
*Seminario de Posgrado – Analysis of English Intonation for Specialists: How
to analyse Intonation. Dr. Paul Tench. USAL
*Jornada Institucional: Formadores de Formadores ante el desafío de la
diversidad. Profesorado del Consudec.
*Debate: ¿Debe el Estado intervenir en Educación? Fundación
Responsabilidad Intelectual.
*Developing and disseminating context appropriate pedagogy: a bottom-up
approach. Dr. Harry Kuchah Kuchah. Oxford University Press (webinar).
 
Other Interests
German – level B1