Come have a language and culture exchange in Villa de Leyva, Colombia




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    Would you like to work with us?
    We are an international language institute located in Villa de Leyva, Colombia, a few hours North of Bogota. Famous for its Colonial architecture, white buildings, red-clay tile roofs, stone streets, and large main square, Villa de Leyva is an important tourist destination of international acclaim. We offer different languages, including English, French and German. We work with children, teenagers, and adults.
    All teaching activities are conducted in classrooms with a focus on conversational learning and limited to six students per class.
    We are looking for native speakers, and we offer you the opportunity to spend time in Colombia, meet some of the friendliest and warmest people you’ll ever meet, and to learn Spanish while you teach others your native tongue.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We will provide you with lodging and the opportunity to improve your Spanish by the interaction with students and the community. We want you to make you feel at home, have a great experience with us, so you fall in love with Colombia.
    Beyond learning and improving your English, you will have the chance to visit special restaurants, try typical food and drinks, walk in the mountains and interacting with other foreigners because Villa de Leyva is a tourist town.

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    We are looking for native speakers to teach foreign languages, especially English, to students of all ages: children, teenagers and adults. Our concept is for students to “learn by conversational clases ”. Classes will be limited to 6 students.

    We need you to help us teach your language to children and adults. In general we need you to teach your language and to make it easier we have different books that will help you, audios, videos and more.

    We have don't have employees, only juli and laura are here for u guys and for the students.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish and English

  • Accommodation


    It is a two floor house, It has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a good kitchen where you can cook as often as you want, you can use the patio where you can wash your clothes with a washing/drying machine. In front of the house, there are many parks, fresh air, and tranquility.
    One the bethroom will meet with 2 volunteerrop for a total one bedroom will be for 3 persons. The other bedroom is for a couple or only one person, this bedroom is a master bedroom, you will sleep with two blankets, 2 pillow and cupboards to put their clothes and their tools. It has good lighting, ventilation, is comfortable, spacious and large. And it has wifi but no TV. It is recommended that you can bring your own laptop.
    You can use the kitchen as many times as you need, we have a fridge, microwave, spaces to store your food, blender. We recommend you to use it before 9am since the institute opens by that time. You can also find near to the house a market, bakery, pharmacy and the bus station is close to the institute, 5 minutes by walking.
    There are two options to pay you; get $50.000 COP weekly or if you want you can take some Spanish classes.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time you can travel wherever you want or take Spanish classes within the institute. Public transportation is easily accessible.

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    • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day,5 days a week

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