Live With and Teach English to a Family in France

Location: France: Montpellier

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

ALIORE, Worldwide Workshops

http://www.aliore.org

23 rue Jean Giono Montpellier, 34000 France

Call Us

Phone: +33 (0)951 79 79 72

Description

Volunteer 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in the south of France.

Participating in this programme implies sharing daily life with a French family, learning their language and culture, and adopting it as their own for a period of time. At the same time, share your own language and culture with the members of the local family.

Your main duty is to help the family, usually the kids, with their English studies for up to 15 hours per week. Lessons can be more or less formal, depending upon their needs.

The family offers full board and private accommodation. Facilities are shared with the family.

Each family is interviewed and carefully selected, taking into account their genuine desire to learn a new language and share their culture with the participants.

Eligibility for this program includes:
- Be a native English speaker
- Have finished High School
- Be flexible, open-minded, and willing to adapt quickly to your new environment
- Respect the host family's rules
- Have some knowledge of French; the programme is not suitable for total beginners in French
- Previous teaching experience is not a requirement but is highly recommended

Highlights

1. Travel at a low cost
2. Experience the French culture in depth
3. Use this teaching experience to enhance your resume

Qualifications

- Be a native English speaker
- Have finished High School
- Be flexible, open-minded and willing to adapt quickly to your new environment
- Respect the host family's rules
- Have some knowledge of French. The programme is not suitable for total beginners in French
- Previous teaching experience is not a requirement but is highly recommended.

Minimum Education

High School

Languages
  • English
  • French

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • French
  • English

Cost in US$:

$100-300

Cost Include Description:

- Personalized Volunteer Placement with a host family in the South of France, including all the coordination, in-person visits and communication necessary to organize the placement
- Orientation information, and all in-country informational materials
- Accommodation and meals during the time of your placement
- Transfer from the airport/ train station to the host family
- Guidance from in country coordinator throughout your stay

Credit Available

no

Salary/Pay
Room and full board
Experience Required

yes

Volunteer Types
  • English Teaching
Typical Volunteer
This programme has a focus on cultural exchange, it is designed for flexible people wishing to experience the French culture in depth. The volunteer is open-minded. He is willing to adapt quickly to his new environment and to become part of the family.
Age Range
from 18
This Program is open to

American, Australian, Canadian, European, South African Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to France

Independently

Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • Written Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 month
Year Founded

2005

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