Sichuan Province, China – Summer 2018

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Sichuan Province, China – Summer 2018

Dates: July 3-21, 2018 Location: Sichuan Province, China Team Leader: Nolan Tomboulian Project Description: The purpose of this project is to provide a teacher training program for Chinese teachers of English in primary and/or middle schools. The program will include elements of oral English development as well as best practices in second language teaching methodology. Methods should be explained, modeled, and applied to the teachers’ context as much as possible. The program’s objectives are to help these teachers become better teachers of English through the specific training given and to encourage them and help them value their own career as a teacher. Volunteers should expect to teach English from 9-12 and 2-4 M-F, with possible evening classes and weekend activities. Volunteers Needed: 4 – Volunteers should be age 20 or above. College graduates preferred. Estimated Cost: $600 plus...

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Shaoxing, China – Spring 2018

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Shaoxing, China – Spring 2018

Dates: March 30-April 15, 2018 Location: Zhejiang University of Technology, Shaoxing, China Team Leader: Barbara Pound Project Description: This is a great opportunity to build relationships while learning the language and culture in China. Volunteers will live on campus at Zhejiang University of Technology and will attend Chinese (Mandarin) language classes taught by student-teachers as well as related cultural events. Chinese students in the TCSL (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language) program will teach, tutor, and guide volunteers. The volunteer team will also present English Corner and Culture Study events for campus-wide participation. This program is open to all ages. No prior Chinese language experience is required. Our goal is to impact lives through friendship. Some of the Chinese student-teachers may come to the USA in early 2018 as part of the Edge/ZUT Cultural Exchange, an opportunity for furthering friendships and cultural understanding. Volunteers Needed: open to all ages and ability levels Estimated Cost: $800 plus airfare...

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