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English Language Office

English Opens Doors

The English Language Office supports English Language Teaching institutions and activities in order to promote mutual understanding between Costa Rica and the United States of America. Key contacts include: Ministries of Education, Binational Centers, TESOL Affiliates, universities, Peace Corps, World Teach, and other ELT institutions.

Programs and Special Activities: English Language Specialist Program, English Language Fellows Program: , E-teacher scholarship programs: , and satellite and digital video-conferences. Please contact our office at: to get more information.

Materials: Approximately 80 publications, including the English Teaching FORUM, for teachers of English, in print and/or on-line.
Academic Support and Teacher-Development Activities: workshops, presentations, and consultations on topics related to English Language Teaching from our Regional English Language Officer based in Mexico and our specialists from the United States.

The English Teaching Forum Magazine

Published four times a year, the English Teaching FORUM offers teachers of English the latest in English Language Teaching theory and practice. Articles are written by leading researchers and educators in the field as well as by teachers from throughout the world. Reaching over 60,000 ELT professionals in over 100 countries, the FORUM is one of the most widely distributed publications in English.
Subscription Information: In Costa Rica, the FORUM is distributed through TESOL Affiliates: the Asociación Costarricense para Profesores de Inglés (ACPI) (506) 2226-5339. For more information contact the ELO office at:   
Forum articles since 1993 are available on-line.