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English speakers to help our students to improve their conversation skills in Chai Nat province in Northern Thailand

  • Thailand
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  • Last activity: 31/01/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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Details

  • Description

    Description

    We are two public schools in Chai Nat in Northern Thailand. We are looking for volunteers to help teach basic English to our 80 students from Kindergarten through 10th grade. You do not need to speak Thai. We are looking for English speakers to help our students to learn English basic conversation and verbal communication. Prior teaching experience is a plus. This is a great opportunity for English speakers to learn about Thai culture and language, as well as Buddhism.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Teaching
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteer will have opportunities to learn Thai culture, Thai language, Thai history and Thai cuisine. Chai Nat is the gate way to Northern Thailand. The village is surrounded by beautiful greenery, including rice fields and fruit farms. You will enjoy various Thai cuisine provided by the hosts in the community and opportunities to explore amazing Thai history on your own. Sukhothai, the old capital of Thailand from the 13th Century, is three hours away by bus. Ayutthaya Kingdom, found in 1351,
    is also only one hour and a half away. Lastly, you will have a chance to learn about the Buddhist way of life from the monks upon their availability.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We need your help in teaching basic English conversation to our Thai students. We already have local teachers who teach them how to read/write English and grammas, but we are looking for native English speakers to teach extra cirriculums, to interact with the students and help them practice their language skills which includes basic conversation, verbal communication, vocaburaries and pronounciation. Our goal is to provide the opportunity for the students learn directly from native English speakers and at the same time learn different cultures from volunteers from different parts of the world.

    The two schools are located nearby. Each volunteer will be assigned to each school. Students are ranges from Kindergarten to 10th grade. Class size is approximatly 15 students for lower grades and a larger class size of a combined classes for a higher grades. Volunteers will interact with students alone while the local teachers may be observing in the classroom.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Thai: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The living quarters has two bedrooms and one attached bathroom. It is located in one of the school campus. The second school is approximatly 8 KM away. Transportaion to and from will be provided before and after school.

    WiFi is available. We also provide free meals everyday.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteer can take a bus to visit many fascinating historical landmarks nearby:
    - Sukhothai, Thailand's former capital, 3 hours by bus
    - Ayutthaya Kingdom, 1.5 hours by bus
    - Downtown Chai Nat city with many beautiful old Buddhist Temples, 20 minutes by bus
    - Chiang Mai, 7 hours by bus

    The monks and students’ parents can provide you ride to the bus station.

    Note: Due to COVID-19 situation, volunteers must be fully vaccinated and may require additional boosters according to Thai Government and local guidelines.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 4 days a week (Monday-Thursday)

Host ref number: 812629618397

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