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Teaching children in Chile
Teaching children in Chile

English Teaching in Chile

Teach local students English at the schools in and around Coihueco
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    Overview

    This program consists of working with students at various schools teaching English. We have strong relationships with secondary and high schools in the area. English is hard for the local students and villagers and this is where your help is needed most. This program is a great way to improve the English knowledge in the area.

    You will assist the teacher during english classes and follow the school curriculum. You will be able to play games with them or teach them an english song. The main aim is to speak as much english with the students as possible.

    Our teaching program serves a dual purpose: Firstly, of course, it is meant to help children in Chile to have a chance to understand and speak more English. Secondly, it will give you an insight into the Chilean education system, while providing a good chance to become good friends with students and teachers.

    Objectives

    • Improve the English level of the youth of Chile and widen their cultural interactions
    • Assist the school staff with extra hands
    • Provide you with teaching experience, an invaluable life skill!
    • Broaden your perspective to others that may not be as fortunate

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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    Location

    Coihueco, Chile

    You will be located in the outskirts of Coihueco, an interesting town 400 km South of Chile’s capital, Santiago. Coihueco is both a Chilean commune, and a city, in Ñuble Province, Biobío Region. The commune borders Argentina on the east and the provincial capital, Chillán, on the west.

    Coihueco is known for their wood carvings and loom weaving, as well as their Festival of Creole Roots, which revives many folkloric tradition

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    Itinerary

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      Saturday/Sunday - Arrival
      Arrive on Saturday or Sunday well before a meeting point time. Saturday arrivals need to book one extra night at our accommodation.
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      Monday to Friday
      • Breakfast
      • Teaching in the school
      • Lunch
      • Teaching in the school
      • Prepare activities for the next day
      • Dinner
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      Saturday - Departure
      Leave the accommodation Saturday morning. Buses depart close by every 1-2 hours to Concepción bus station. Change here for bus to the Airport.
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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Free beverages
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
    • Pick-ups outside of the regular pickup window$60
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum age18
    • minimum english levelBasic
    • CRB RequiredYes
    • passport copy requiredNo
    • resume copy requiredNo
    Other Requirements

    You are more than welcome to bring teaching materials/resources for your class such as:

    • Interesting board games
    • English books/Comics/Pencils/Erasers
    • Cultural items of interest

    Food

    All the meals served inside the accommodation will be typically Chilean, including rice dishes, potatoes, beans, meat, sandwiches and vegetables. Water, coffee and tea are available all day long.

    Accommodation

    Your new home will be in a dormitory at a local school in Coihueco, central Chile. The accommodation has a communal area where you can eat, relax, meet fellow participants and use the free Wifi. During the school holidays December - March) and (Jun - Jul), the school dormitory will be closed so your new accommodation will be at a nearby home having access to the same amenities and food arrangements.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

English Teaching

CategoryTeaching
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpen
Price per person$470/week
Minimum Duration1 week

Contact us for availability and further information.

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