Community English

[inglés y experiencias]

THE EXPERIENCE OF SPEAKING ENGLISH

Created in 2015, at the top of the picturesque escalators of Comuna 13 (Medellín), this project was started by Milena Palavilla with the purpose of teaching English for free for the development of the community. Initially, they were just English classes (Stairway to English), but then they turned into activities that led to language exchange and community tours.

Currently, it is a project with which we impact the communities of Medellín and Chocó, teaching English with an immersive methodology. Our sessions are supported by volunteers, held in public spaces and have the participation of social entities.

What do we do?

Community and free English sessions in Colombia supported by a network of volunteers and public entities such as El Cedezo and the José Luis Arroyave Restrepode Library Park in San Javier.

Why do we do it?

To provide social and economic opportunities that the community would not otherwise have. To create a network of locals and volunteers who speak English

Who do we do it for?

Aimed at communities that can directly benefit from English. For example, in Medellín classes are held for Commune 13 (San Javier), Commune 1 (Santo Domingo, Popular) and Moravia; Likewise, in Chocó classes are shared
with the Termales community

How do we do it?

For example, in Medellín classes are held for Commune 13 (San Javier), Commune 1 (Santo Domingo, Popular) and Moravia; Likewise, in Chocó classes are taught for the…

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