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Teaching English in India

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  • Location: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra
  • Start Point: Delhi
  • End Point: Delhi
  • Duration: 1 to 12 weeks
  • Hours: 30-40 hours per week
  • Accommodation: Host family
  • Meal: Local food 3 times a day
  • Date: 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month
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Teach English to children from disadvantaged families while immersing in Indian culture and widening your perspective on the world.

Despite rapidly growing economy, India still faces huge problems of unemployment and poverty. Millions of Indians are unemployed and English still remains one of the prominent factors to acquire a job. English is one of two national languages in India but many Indians learn English only in school. This situation puts children from deprived families at a disadvantage because the schools they attend are mostly resource poor and the teachers are well trained or experienced. This situation has resulted in many poor and destitute people not getting well paid jobs and thereby resulting in their poor economic situation.

Give your time and skills to schools for deprived and street children by participate in Teaching English in India project. As a volunteer, you will teach conversational English in a school where your services are in great demand. Teaching is a challenging but rewarding volunteer program. You will also find the students extremely eager to learn from an international volunteer.

Your activities as a volunteer

As a volunteer in English teaching project, you will work in deprived children community schools consisting both boys and girls from 5 to 14 years. The approximate class size of the class about 20 to 35 students. Volunteers may be asked to teach according to their capacities. Along with English lessons, you may teach other skills like computers and arts.

Most volunteers will teach English following the official curriculum. You may be asked by school authorities to develop your own projects to help students learn English. You can try to improve their conservation skills with questions and answers seasons and generally discussion about things happening in Delhi and the world.

Skills required

Prior experience in teaching English is desired but not required. You'll need to have sound communication skills in English. Volunteers should also be flexible, self-motivated and have a strong willingness to learn and take new initiatives.

Project Location

Delhi: Delhi one of the largest cities of India. It is also the capital of India. The city offers a fascinating amalgamation of old and the new north India with ancient temples and monuments mingling with posh shopping malls and international food chain. It's also a city where you can find glittering buildings next to a shanty town.

Jaipur: Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is known as the "pink city". The city is truly an exotic and colorful place where people speak Rajasthani (Madwari) and Hindi. The city consist magnificent and majestic forts and palaces. The tour inside them will reveal the history of the Rajputs who ruled the city.