Join our English language institute in the lovely town of Latacunga, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    We have an English language institute in the lovely town of Latacunga. All of our students are very motivated to learn English. Most are in their late teens and 20's, and are studying to get a better job, to travel, or for their university requirement, so they work very hard. We are looking for volunteers to give our students practice speaking English. You won't be teaching classes. You will be having 15-30 minute conversations with students, one on one.
    Our language institute has 4 full time employees; three teachers, and one jack-of-all-trades, who does admin, sales, and everything needed to make this institute run smoothly. She is always there to help the volunteers with anything they need.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It's the perfect cultural exchange opportunity! You will spend 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday, simply having conversations with Ecuadorians from in and around Latacunga. So the cultural exchange will be to truely get to know lots of people who live in and around Latacunga, an Ecuadorian town of approx. 64,000 people.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We need volunteers with excellent English ability to help our students practice speaking. You will be having 15 to 30 minute conversations with students, one at a time. We need volunteers who can help students, who may be shy, or nervous about making mistakes, to feel at ease speaking their new language. You will be helping them with pronunciation, and will be correcting their errors. You will not have classes, or need to do any lesson preparation.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a large room, with private bathroom, above the institute. There is a full kitchen in the institute for you to use. There's a nice rooftop with views of THREE volcanos (when it's not too cloudy.)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Latacunga is a lovely town in a perfect location, very near Cotopaxi and Quilotoa, and less than two hours south of Quito. In addition to Cotopaxi and Quilotoa, on your days off you can enjoy Laguna Yambo, Ilinizas National Park, and El Boliche. Lots and lots of beautiful hiking!

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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