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



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  • Description


    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
    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 with classes and by interaction with students and the community. You have the option of receiving spanish classes or $50.000 COP weekly depending on your choice.
    We want to make you feel at home, have a great experience with us and fall inlove with Villa de Leyva and Colombia in general.
    Beyond learning and improving your Spanish, you will have the chance to visit special restaurants, try typical food and drinks, hike mountains and interacting with the friendly locals here.

    Villa De Leyva is a safe and beautiful colonial town 3 hours north of Bogota. It is a tourist hotspot that has many diferent internation food of high quality, artensial cafes and shops and a safe location to walk.

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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 classes ”. Classes will be limited to 6 students.

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

    As well as teaching you may be required to do promotional work for the Institute, help run activities at local schools and cultural exchanges within Villa De Leyva.

    If you enjoying teaching, working with children and are a friendly person then you will enjoy your time here.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The house is a modern spacious house with two floors. It consist of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, good kitchen and a laundry room. The house is located in a quiet neighbourhood close to a park however, still is a 5 minute walk to the market, bakery, pharmacy and the bus station. And only 15 minute walk to the town center.

    One bedroom will hold 2 volunteers which is perfect for a couple and the other bedroom can hold up to 4 people. ,
    You will be provided with two blankets, 2 pillows and a cupboard for your clothes and other personal items. The rooms are spacios and comfortable with good lighting and ventilation. The house has WIFI throughout and one cumputer that you can use however, it is recommended that you bring your own laptop.
    The kitchen consist of a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, blender and spaces to store food that is free to use.
    The washing machine is free to use and there is space to hang your clothes out.

    The institute where you will be teaching is directly beside the house and consist of 5 classrooms and a outside patio that can also be used for teaching.

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    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

    • 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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