Help to teach English in Apartado, Colombia

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    29/11/2016

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a low cost English college led specially to public schools of banana workers, all humble and with poor incomes. We try to be part of the solution having into account that English is mostly studied by up-classed people and considered to be far from the reach of the poor ones

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Teaching English children, youngs and adults. We need native English speakers, better American or English; but other nationalities are also accepted if English is their native language. We afford hosting and food. A very good proficiency at the language is expected and a nice education and proper behavior is required.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English as first language and any other language

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We provide a single furnitured room at home and a family environment. We are a small and latin-averaged family made by four members, all working or studying. We are spanish speakers but can perform also at English. Ideal for someone who wants to reinforce spanish communication skills. Sometimes we offer formal spanish classes for free if the volunteers request.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Apartado is located in Uraba, Antioquia, Colombia, South America. It's located twenty minutes far from the sea, on a beautiful landscape plenty of banana plantations. This is a properous and promisory land which is growing every day because of the great projects underway: The International Port, the most important. On weekends a lot of people go to the beach in family or fishing in a near pond

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    You have the chance to go to the beach, flshing, swimming or dancing. We are welcoming enough to invite you to know the most notable places in the area and to enjoy local and traditional food. You also have the chance to help us with our language at home and if you like cooking, you'll have the kitchen all for you.

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    Volunteering hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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Our home is also yours

We have got 12 volunteers so far. Our experience has been fascinating as we have found all of them are beautiful - soul persons, rich of smiles and full of humble. We hope many of you look at us as your next host..

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Your students will be so excited to be your pupils
My daughter will be also your sister
Here is where you will be an important part of. Your school
Though Apartadó is a medium-sized town, it's a real city like.
All the city is your classroom. Of course your classroom included!!
We will always have time to share altoghether
Small kids will be always pleased to learn from you
Host ref number: 561437323264

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