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February 20, 2019

Coming to another country to learn a new language can be intimidating. I want to share some tips that helped me while living here in Colombia as in intern with Volunteers Colombia! Once you are put into this position you notice that there is a lot more to interacting w...

September 18, 2018

“The number of private and government initiatives that invite native speakers of English to travel to Latin America as volunteers to teach English is increasing These volunteers are usually motivated by a desire to make an impact on poor communities where they can cha...

July 30, 2018

Every year on July 20th, Colombia celebrates their independence from Spain. On this date in 1810, the population of Bogotá rioted in the streets following the famous "flower vase incident". This event was when Bogotá patriots known as Criollos (people of Spanish descen...

May 14, 2018

One of the greatest challenges many teachers face is ensuring that their classroom is focused and free of distractions. Classroom management is crucial in order to make sure that lessons run smoothly without disruptive or inattentive behavior compromising the delivery...

June 11, 2017

My name is Fraser. I have been teaching English in a Catholic school in the South-East of

Bogotá for more or less 4 months now and loving every moment. That is not to say that

teaching English is without moments of challenge and difficulty, but I feel that it would

be all...

June 7, 2017

For many volunteers, moving to Colombia to teach English is a leap of faith into the unknown. Volunteers Colombia (VC) is an NGO that brings volunteers from all over the world to teach English to Colombian students in the hopes of providing them better opportunities fo...

May 25, 2017

In my career, I’ve had the privilege to serve as a teacher and tutor at a variety of students in different contexts at home and abroad. In the picture above you can see me visiting some of my former students during their English day celebration at Colegio Colsubisidio...

May 23, 2017

We've all been there. It's day one, you're looking for an engaging way to begin class. You're sick of two truths and a lie and everybody already knows how many brothers and sisters everyone else has. So, in the spirit of mixing things up, here are 5 icebreaker ideas th...

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