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LANGUAGE LEARNING GAP YEAR COURSES

purple square Immersing yourself in another country is often the best way to learn a foreign language. Spend anything from a few weeks to several months in the country of your choice. Most language learning gap year courses include formal lessons, often in a classroom environment, during the day, and the chance to stay with local families, where you can improve your general conversational language. You will also get plenty of free time to explore your host country and take part in local projects.

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Teaching Paid and Volunteer

Teaching Paid and Volunteer

Gap Year Provider: Real Gap Experience, Worldwide
If you want to teach and travel then the Real Gap Experience will offer you the chance to volunteer or get paid to do exactly that.

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Guarantee a TEFL Job with an i-to-i TEFL Course

Guarantee a TEFL Job with an i-to-i TEFL Course

Gap Year Provider: i-to-i TEFL, Worldwide
If you want to get abroad, travel and teach English, why not take a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) course with i-to-i TEFL. Our accredited TEFL courses will give you all the skills, knowledge and TEFL certification you'll need to find well-paid TEFL jobs with 1,000s of language schoo



Live with a Chinese host family and teach their children English - Wanderlust Au Pair China

Live with a Chinese host family and teach their children English - Wanderlust Au Pair China

China
By offering 30-35 hours of live-in childcare and English teaching per week, you have an opportunity to explore Chinese culture through weekly Mandarin classes, culture immersion activities held by Wanderlust and your day-to-day colorful life with your host family.



Adventure Road Trip and Community Development

Adventure Road Trip and Community Development

SPECIAL OFFER!

Worldwide
Begin with an orientation to the country you have chosen, it is great way to embrace your new environment and become familiar with the new culture. You will visit some of the most beautiful landmarks in your chosen country, and also involved with some local communities along the way.



Catering Assistant, France

Catering Assistant, France

France
PGL's Catering Assistant roles in France are the perfect for those either looking for a first step into a catering career or a fun job with a friendly team of like-minded people from around the world. From the countryside, to the city, to the beach we some stunning locations to work.



Au Pair Jobs Abroad

Au Pair Jobs Abroad

Worldwide
Smaller Earth are the UK's leading overseas Au Pair company. We match thousands of participants to families across the globe in countries such as America, Spain, Italy, China and New Zealand. With placements lasting from 3 months to a year, we have the perfect international job waiting for you.




Volunteer Teaching

Volunteer Teaching

SPECIAL OFFER!

Worldwide
A wonderfully rewarding way to gain voluntary teaching and renovation experience during your gap year! Spending time working on a project that aims to improve the education and living conditions of children around the world.



Childcare Gap Year

Childcare Gap Year

Canada
Work with kids in a support role at the world class resort in Whistler. You will either be working as a kitchen assistant, outdoor ranger or den master. Enjoy an amazing social life and making use of a seasonal ski pass.



Learn a Language Abroad

Learn a Language Abroad

Argentina, Bolivia, China, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Peru, Romania, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Togo, Vietnam
Why not learn new languages in a diverse community in the developing world? With help from our teachers you will improve your speaking, reading and writing skills through one-on-one tuition and group sessions. There will also be plenty of opportunity to practice your new skills with your host family



Teaching Jobs Abroad

Teaching Jobs Abroad

China, Thailand
The demand for English teachers around the world is astronomical, take China, where there are 350 million people learning the language at any given time. Combine gain valuable experience teaching and a qualification with our TEFL courses.




Housekeeping Assistant, France

Housekeeping Assistant, France

Europe
PGL's Housekeeping Assistant roles in France are a good platform to get started in hospitality and fantastic job to enjoy with a team of like-minded people from around the world. First impressions are always important and you can help deliver a positive and lasting first impression for our guests.



Childcare Gap Year

Childcare Gap Year

Brazil, Chile, Canada, Romania, South Africa, Tanzania
Volunteering on childcare projects puts beaming smiles on the faces of vulnerable children. By simple interaction and play, be part of helping children learn English and supporting their carers who really appreciate your help. Oyster offer worthwhile projects in Africa, North and South America.



Culture and Volunteer experiences in Asia, Africa and South America

Culture and Volunteer experiences in Asia, Africa and South America

Worldwide
Begin with an orientation to the country you have chosen, it is great way to embrace your new environment and become familiar with the new culture. After this fun packed orientation you will be able to begin on your volunteer project, from Teaching, Conservation, Construction or Healthcare.



Paid Work Abroad

Paid Work Abroad

Worldwide
Work abroad and enhance your future career by taking up a paid job in America, New Zealand, Australia, China, Spain, Prague or Italy. Fund your travels and enhance your CV in the worlds top locations.




Paid TEFL Positions Abroad

Paid TEFL Positions Abroad


A TEFL course (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is the golden ticket for budding teachers with a desire to see the world. Smaller Earth offer TEFL courses and paid positions in Prague, Vietnam and China. Check out our individual programs or contact us to discuss the right course for you.



Swap It - Making all our options free.

Swap It - Making all our options free.

Cambodia, India, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
The Oggy Oggy Team are dedicated to helping people volunteer around the world, explore new cultures and have great adventures! At some point we have all been out of work, students, stuck on low paying jobs etc. To help as much as possible Swap It offers you all of our options for free.



Paid Work

Paid Work

Australia, Canada, Thailand, China, Romania, New Zealand
Chose from instructing, hospitality and support roles in one of our Canadian ski resorts. Experience the Aussie Outback or the cosmopolitan city of Sydney or Auckland. We offer the chance to earn money teaching in China or Thailand.Travel, gain experience, get to know the locals and enhance your CV!



Tour Leader - Paris

Tour Leader - Paris

France
Becoming a PGL Tour Leader is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in French culture and get involved with one of PGL’s most popular school trips – tailor-made French study tours to the wonderful city of Paris.




Teaching Jobs Abroad

Teaching Jobs Abroad

South Africa, Tanzania, Nepal, Romania, Brazil, Chile, China, Thailand
The demand for English teachers around the world is astronomical, take China, where there are 350 million people learning the language at any given time. Combine teaching and TEFL courses or volunteer in sports or childcare projects to create a rewarding adventure and experience!



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Langauage learning with ESL

If you are heading out on a gap year, you have the perfect opportunity to enhance your language learning skills. Being able to converse, and have people converse with you, in a different language, is by far the best way to learn. Is there a better way of learning a foreign language than living abroad in total immersion, while working or studying? With ESL - Language Studies abroad, you get the unique opportunity to embark on such a long-term learning adventure, with the help of our renowned partners schools all over the world. ESL's language courses are flexible and cover a wide range of languages in more than 50 countries. Click on the following link to find out how to learn a language as part of your gap year.