Vicerrectoría Académica - Universidad Mariana

LANGUAJE CENTRE

"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way"

Frank Smith

Centro de Idiomas Centro de Idiomas

Lucia Gordillo Plata

Language Centre Director
Mariana University

centrodeidiomas@umariana.edu.co

Centro de Idiomas
Phone Centre Director

(057) 7244460 Ext. 170

Centro de Idiomas
Phone Teachers Room

(057) 7244460 Ext. 255

Centro de Idiomas
Location

San Buenaventura Building
3th floor - office 302

Language Centre Director

Lucia Gordillo Plata is an ELT-certified teacher, speaking examiner for Cambridge Assessment at the University of Cambridge, who has more than 10 years of international teaching experience.

"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way"

Frank Smith

The Language Centre at Mariana University is part of the Academic Vice-Rector, established through agreement of the Board of Directors 014, on September 19, 2019, in which the Bilingualism Policy was approved through 018 agreement of November 28, 2019. The purpose of the Language Centre is to provide the university community and the general public with the opportunity to learn a foreign language, that allows them to expand their scope of knowledge through high-quality courses in English, French and Italian, according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

LANGUAGE CENTRE FUNCTIONS

In accordance with the guidelines of the National Accreditation Council (Consejo Nacional de Acreditación) and the internationalization processes, effective strategies aimed at learning a second language are necessary. This is why, the Language Centre of the Mariana University, has among its functions to provide courses to the university community and general public in English, French and Italian languages. In addition, it certifies courses at levels A1, A2, B1 and B2 authorized by the Ministry of Municipal Education (Secretaría de Educación Municipal) through resolution 2049 of 2018:

“Requisito” courses addressed to students and general public on levels A1, A2, B1 y B2, with an instruction of 8 hours per week, emphasizing the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Free courses in English, French and Italian for teachers and staff aiming to accomplish the Improvement Plans and the process of Certification that are being implemented by the university, as well as the necessity of offering instruction in a foreign language to the staff belonging to the university, according to the bilingualism policy.

Training for International Exams (ITT) addressed to students, teachers and general public who search for certifying their proficiency in English through standardized exams such as KET, PET, IELTS and TOEFL, with the instruction of qualified teachers for that aim.

Courses for our Master’s degree candidates on levels A1, A2, and B1.

Special courses for children aged 8-16, with a total of 120 hours of instruction. These courses are being offered from March to May, 2020, on levels A1, A2, B1, and B2. Candidates may register at the Language Centre Secretary, from March 5th, 2020.

AVAL or resit Exam on the English levels required by the university. This exam can be taken at different moments during the academic terms. Under special conditions, this exam serves as a mean of validation of a specific course.

Free Diagnostic test for our first-semester students. Thanks to this exam, students will know which course they have to enroll in.

Training for “Saber-Pro” With this course, students from Mariana University get familiarized with the English component of the test and learn how to develop the different tasks. This training fosters the reading skills.

Co-teaching, which is an activity developed in collaboration with teachers from all programs of the university, and consists of imparting instruction of a specific content or branch of knowledge, in English.

Support to the social outreach through English courses for children from 8 to 16 under vulnerability conditions, with the aid of qualified tutors enrolled in the Mariano Volunteering programme.

TEACHING STAFF
Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

earodriguez0492@gmail.com

Alejandra Rodriguez Guerrero

Licenciada en Inglés - Castellano

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

aburbano@umariana.edu.co

Ana Malena Burbano Mera

Licenciada en Inglés-Español

Especialista en Didáctica del Inglés

Magister en Educación desde la Diversidad

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

auratobar@umariana.edu.co

Aura Cristina Tobar Hermosa

Licenciada en Inglés-Francés

Magíster en Pedagogía

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

doly601@hotmail.com

Doly del Carmen Cárdenas Delgado

Licenciada en Educación Básica: Humanidades, Lengua

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

quirozandrea00@gmail.com

Jenny Andrea Quiroz Cánchala

Licenciada En Inglés-Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

jucazade@gmial.com

Juan Carlos Zarama Delgado

Administrador de Empresas

Especialista en Educación Mediada por Tecnologías

Especialista en la Enseñanza del Inglés

Magíster en Educación Mediada Por TIC

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

kjmelo@umariana.edu.co

Kevin Jessid Melo Criollo

Licenciado en Inglés - Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

verruck25@hotmail.com

Luis Alejandro Arévalo Recalde

Licenciado En Música

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

luiscarl_1981@yahoo.com

Luis Carlos Lasso Montenegro

Licenciado en Lenguas Modernas Inglés-Francés

Especialista en Educación con Énfasis en Pedagogía

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

lnarvaez@umariana.edu.co

Luis Javier Narváez Hernández

Licenciado en Inglés - Francés

Magister TEFL Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

lmiguelcarounimar@gmail.com

Luis Miguel Caro Muriel

Intermediate English Proficiency

Licenciado en Idiomas Extranjeros

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

lchaves@umariana.edu.co

Luz Marina Chaves Tutistar

Docencia Universitaria

Licenciado en Inglés-Español

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

malejamorillo@hotmail.com

María Alejandra Morillo Coral

Licenciada en Inglés - Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

mariagelpud@umariana.edu.co

María Fernanda Gelpud

Licenciada en Inglés - Francés

Magister en Pedagogía

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

mgrivera@umariana.edu.co

Mario Gustavo Rivera Ortega

Licenciado en Inglés - Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

paulamora@umariana.edu.co

Paula Andrea Mora Díaz

Licenciada En Inglés - Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

rach.almeida77@gmail.com

Yeny Raquel Almeida Madroñero

Licenciada En Inglés - Francés

Docentes Universidad Mariana

CONTACTO

rsalifu@umariana.edu.co

Razak Salifu

Profesional en Salud Pública

Especialista en la Enseñanza del Inglés como Lenguaje Extranjero (TEFL)