English for students
Description: The annual English Summer School (ESS) is an intensive English course which provides opportunities for spiritual growth, challenging work and fun. Its primary objectives are founded to enable students to immerse themselves in an English-speaking community to become fluent English speakers and to create a prayerful, retreat-like environment in keeping with Eastern Christian traditions. As a rule School hosts up to 200 students and around 40 volunteers and teachers. Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), based in Lviv, in one of the best Humanities & Science Universities in Ukraine. The University gives secular education following best western standards with some religious elements. University authorities pay a big attention to international cooperation and intercultural learnin
Type of Work: Teaching English. Special Orientation program (2 days) will be provided in Lviv, the teachers will be lodged at UCU Residential College. During the orientation program the teachers get to know each other, there’s team-building and basic instruction in the methods of teaching English. The Academic Program is centered on five daily classes, three in the morning and two in the afternoon. Since two teachers are always assigned to each class, they can help each other or do some in-class-tutoring. Besides regular classes we also have evening tutoring and evening activities. So, this is not just teaching, but also creating an English-speaking environment and a community of people who enjoy studying and spending time together. Detailed schedule can be send upon request.
Study Theme: As well as teaching English and develop new teaching, group management and philosophy skills, and due to the fact that Lviv region abounds with cultural places, the volunteer will have the opportunity to discover number of interesting places: castles, monasteries, churches. Lviv is a beautiful city of authentic architecture, which is non-formal capital of Western Ukraine. There will be an opportunity to visit many museums and other interesting places in Lviv. During the orientation program in Lviv, the volunteer teachers will have a guided tour of the central part of Lviv and of a museum.
Accommodation: During an orientation meeting volunteers will be accommodated in UCU Residential College. Food will be provided. Summer school will be organized in village Briuchovychi near Lviv. The volunteers can arrive 3 days before the beginning of the project and leave 3 days afterwards. Since all the program participants live in one building, the interaction between the teachers and students is quite intensive. Summer school will be organized in villageBriuchovychi near Lviv. Volunteers will be accommodated in rooms (2 persons per room). Three meals per day will be provided.
Language: Due to the fact that this project is aimed on improving the english skills of the students, this project is for English native speakers only.
Requirements: A motivation letter is required for registration. Alcohol is strictly forbidden on the project site. The religious component is an integral part of the whole program. For some teachers, this may be the first time following a regular, daily prayer schedule and/or the first time experiencing the Byzantine Divine Liturgy. Ukraine has a rich and deep religious history.
Approximate Location: Lviv region has a lot of places of interests that is why you will not feel lack of historical places to visit: castles, monasteries, churches. Lviv is a beautiful city of authentic architecture, which is non-formal capital of Western Ukraine. There will be an opportunity to visit many museums and other interesting places in this city.