Volunteers needed to teach English as a second language to Ghanaian school children in Primary (Elementary) as well as Junior High schools.
PRIMARY 1 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Listening, Reciting and Singing, Story-telling, Conversation, Drama, Nouns, Verbs, Command / Request sentences, Simple Prepositions (in, on, under, behind), Questions and Responses (what, where, who), Personal Pronouns (I, you, he, she, we, they), Demonstratives (this, that, these, those)... (A more detailed curriculum will be provided to you — after you have applied and confirmed your participation in the program)
PRIMARY 2 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Singing songs, Reciting rhymes and poems, Listening, Conversation, Nouns, Verbs, Questions and responses (do, be, have), Present Continuous, Simple Past, More Prepositions (up, down, into, in, in front of), Recognition of words, Phonic work, Recognition of sounds in known words — vowels, Sound discrimination, Supplying missing letters and words...
PRIMARY 3 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Story-telling, Conversation, Drama, Subject-Verb agreement, Simple Past, Past Continuous, Prepositions (below, above, in front of, behind, near), Expressing the future, Reading aloud, Reading games, Silent reading, Phonic work, Penmanship and copy work, Purposeful copying of sentences, Punctuation (full stop and comma)...
PRIMARY 4 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Listening to instructions / directions and carrying them out, Listening to songs, poems and rhymes, Story-telling. Conversation, Drama, Polite request, Proper and common nouns, Comparison of adjectives, Verb tense forms: Simple past, Present perfect, Adverbs, Reading aloud, Silent reading...
PRIMARY 5 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Listening to songs, poems and rhymes, Listening to instructions / directions and carrying them out, Story-telling. Conversation, Drama, Count nouns and Non-count nouns, Comparison of adjectives (Irregular), Simple Determiners (a, an, the, each, both, all) Quantifiers: (many, more, much), Penmanship: joint script, Summary writing...
PRIMARY 6 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Listening to poems / rhymes, Listening to instructions / directions, Story-telling, Conversation, Drama, Anomalous finites (Modals: must, have to, should, ought to need to), Adverbs of more than one word, Prepositions, Adjectives, Direct and reported speech, More about quantifiers (some, any, few, a few, little, a little, many, much, both, all, a majority, the majority), Idioms and idiomatic expressions...
JUNIOR HIGH 1 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Pure Vowel sounds, Consonants, Diphthongs, Conversation, Proper nouns, Common nouns, Irregular nouns, Pronouns and their types, The simple sentence: subject, predicate, Subject-Verb agreement, Transitive and intransitive verbs, Active and passive sentences, Adverbs, Reading comprehension...
JUNIOR HIGH 2 ENGLISH - Curriculum excerpts
Vowels and consonants, Intonation, The syllable and word stress, Conversation, Auxiliary verbs, Modals, Phrases, Clauses, Verb tense forms, Compound sentences, Conditional sentences, Complex sentences, Complex prepositions, Possessive and reflexive pronouns, Comprehension, Summary writing, Punctuation marks, Writing dialogues, Filling in forms...
(A more detailed curriculum will be provided to you — after you have applied and confirmed your participation in the program)
Accommodation and Food
Volunteers are housed in a Volunteer house or with host families, according to preference. Three meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) are served. The meals consist of a mix of local and western foods.
The Program cost
The program cost covers
- Airport pickup
- First night's hotel accommodation
- Transportation to placement
- Orientation program
- Accommodation at placement
- Daily meals (3 times)
- 24/7 local staff support
- Certificate of participation
- Airport drop-off
- Flights and Insurance
- Personal expenses