Help a Governmental Program to teach English in Andina, Colombia

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  • Last activity: 8 Mar 2022



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We are a governmental English program, started in 2016 the program teaches English to townspeople who want to learn English without any cost. a multicultural social program which is aimed to improve the participant's life project through interactions with different cultures.

    The program works visiting schools, the selected workawayers would support the regular English sessions in schools and also would support the sessions of the program with the community, the program duration is 4 weeks, but workawayers can stay for 1, 2, 3, or 4 weeks, the starting date is July the 2nd, the level of the participants is A1 to A2.
    Most of the population is rural townspeople and kids who want to improve their English level, and interact with different cultures. No teaching profile is necessary, an English level of at least C1 or equivalent is necessary, the activities are role games and fun activities.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Sopó is a safe quiet community, very friendly and welcoming, you can explore the territory, you can do some extreme sports; 30 minutes away from Colombia’s capital, you’ll also have the opportunity to practice your Spanish with one of the best spoken Spanish in the world: Bogotá.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    The selected workawayers will support the regular school and program sessions, through activities already prepared to do so, (games, role playing games, songs, talking about your experiences) it’s important to know that the selected people won’t be actually teaching English but interacting with our students, we’re always open to receive new ideas, or if you have any activity for this purposes you can apply them.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The selected workawayers will have comfortable accommodation in one of the townspeople’s house very close to the activities place, seven days a week, breakfast, lunch, dinner included, and transportation to the work place.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Sopó’s Temperature is 14 °C, it’s 30 minutes away from “Estación de Transmilenio” a massive transportation midway which connects all the city, wherever you go, you can easily return to the hosting place.

    During you free time you can travel to Bogotá and enjoy a cosmopolitan city and one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Latin America. The capital city of Colombia offers an incredible variety of cultural activities, exciting nightlife and stunning mountain scenery.

    The work with the schools and community will be Tuesday to Saturday hosting offered is available the seven days of the week, as well as three meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, the rest of the days you’ll have time to do all the activities you want.

    a Spanish level of at least 10% is required.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, from Tuesday to Saturday

Host ref number: 648921848471

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