2020 Chinaway English Teaching Outline (网课支教大纲)

2020 Chinaway 网课支教大纲

Task Description
Teaching lesson:  "Speaking English is fun" or ”Happy to Speak English”
Goal: Have the Chinese children enjoy learning and speaking English.
Students in Sichuan2nd to 6th grade.
Virtual Classrooms: Dujiangyan (都江堰) and Ya'an (雅安) 
What you'll do: Curriculum prep; virtual classroom management; English teaching online attractively and joyfully; Chinese culture learning; and volunteer team collaborating.
Volunteers Hours Logging: https://forms.gle/qED4p8UfepQuTLL1A
Project Notes: Keep tracking the Current Status
The class lessons will be held in the Chinese community centers. We hope that the class is fun and kids can enjoy the class. Ultimately, the kids will be able to speak simple English. Since the class is online, we cannot play games physically with the kids. Therefore, the most challenging  part of teaching would be interacting with the kids to learn and to speak English, while including fun-filled activities. 
We hope that students can practice listening and speaking English in each class through a game. For example, Hide and Seek, which can teach Chinese children about directions, rooms, and buildings through interaction and connection what kids have learned. 
Telling stories (or showing short cartoons/English films) : it helps develop the Chinese children's listening skills and their expressive ability; We also can teach songs (similar to the cup song)/ jingle.
We encourage you to write (finding) scripts and teach Chinese children to play roles. For example, writing a shopping scenario,  would help the children to practice asking about prices, saying “I like ...”, in color, size, and all other possible aspects. (stationery, clothes...) Also, you can talk about "going to a restaurant": to practice speaking about different kinds of foods and social etiquette.
The links below are the English textbooks of the Chinese schools from grades 3 to 6. Please read through the textbook and become familiar with the contents, to know well what English words and sentences that they have already learned. Let them practice speaking English by the words and sentences. The simple repetition is the key to reinforce them. You can also add more content in terms of simple English sentence structures to teach Chinese kids.
In short , you should prepare one or two weeks worth of teaching plans. You can write the teaching plan independently or in groups. After it is finished, we will review all the materials and plans and select the best teaching plan for all to use. Students who create/edit the teaching materials and plans will earn volunteer hours.

所以我们希望:每节课都通过一个游戏练习听说英语,比如:Hide and seek,将中国孩子学到的,方向,房子,建筑等串联起来。
讲故事(可以放短的动画片):锻炼中国孩子的听力与表达能力;可以教歌曲,短诗歌,如cup song 那样的可唱可表演。
鼓励写短剧本(通过场景剧)让中国孩子表演:比如shopping 让孩子学会如何问价格,喜欢什么,颜色,大小,各种商品名,文具,衣物,等等。比如上餐馆:表演说各种食物,社交礼仪;


About Program Locations

2020 Chinaway 项目将在四川都江堰、雅安、河北蔚县进行。
Locations will be at Dujianyan, Ya‘an, and Yuxian of China.

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2021 Chinaway Volunteer Program

2021 Application From

Chinaway Volunteer Program 已经连续10多年利用暑假时间到中国支教。这个项目不光帮助中国农村,乡镇孩子学习英语口语与美国文化,也锻炼美国学生的演讲能力与领导能力,增加美国学生的国际视野。


今年教课时间大约在6~8月(明确时间等待进一步通知),我们的授课学生,包括社区孩子,学校学生以及自闭症中心的孩子。教授的内容有日常对话,中文的英语表达,也介绍美国文化,美国歌曲等文化技能。如果你有能力在镜头前讲授英语,善于演讲,善于讲故事,善于唱歌或会一些特别的技能,如拍摄视频,写英语作文等,我们欢迎你报名参加Chinaway Volunteer Program.



  • 第一网上填表: 2021 Application From
  • 第二网上交报名费50美元:付款链接 (不退费)
  • 第三得到我们的具体通知后,完成其它相应手续,交支教捐款199美元。 (因为在中国组织学生,支持社区,买设备要花费,最后给大家申请总统服务奖也要费用,所以今年Chinaway Volunteer Program需要必要的捐款)

    2021 Chinaway Volunteer Program

    The Chinaway Volunteer Program – which teaches English to Chinese children who live in rural areas or underprivileged kids who live in cities during summer vacation, has been ongoing for more than 13 years. This program not only helps Chinese children with learning English and American culture, but also improves American students' public speaking and leadership skills, as well as expanding their international perspective.

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  • Yuxian teaching program

    6/7/2020 - 6/20/2020 河北蔚县支教项目

    Yuxian County is located in Hebei province and 265 kilometers away from Beijing. Yuxian is an Ancient Town, rich in history and culture but economic underdeveloped. Yuxian county hope their students improve the English and can introduce the culture to Foreign friends. Our volunteer program mainly teaches English inNuanquan Central School. We will teach 5th Grade。

    Students of Nuanquan Central School hope that through this cultural exchange between China and the United States, the children can broaden their horizons, increase their interest in English,improve their conversational English, and gain self-confidence. At the same time, the students should be able to express, understand and explain their own culture and the world.

    For the American volunteers, objectives include understanding the Chinese cultural symbols of Yuxian County, then teaching it to the students in English. Another objective is working with the school's lesson " Nuanquan, a famous historical and cultural town in China", to assist the Chinese students in completing the Nuanquan Cultural Interpreter Project. The project includes the creation of a presentation in both Chinese and English, and organizing a presentation competition (the Chinese content will be provided by the Chinese side), help in making Chinese and English cultural performances, and develop the students’ ability to host foreign visitors and explain the town’s culture to them in English.




    初步行程 Program Schedule (届时可能会有调整)

    蔚县支教项目初步行程                Hebei Yuxian  Schedule      







    Pick up from the airport. Hotel accommodation in Beijing


    Welcome party



    Full-day training and lesson preparation , get familiar with team members/icebreakers. Accommodation in Beijing.


    Free time



    Tour of the Great Wall and making a project (i. e. a craft, a poster…) as part of the introduction to Chinese culture. Leave Beijing for Nanquan.


    Free time



    Opening ceremony, get to know Chinese teachers, introduce the program, divide and prepare work.(The program can include teaching Chinese children English and other English related the projects).Stay in Nuanquan.


    Free time



    Start group work according to the program agenda (the daily work is assigned in the previous project plan).Stay in Nuanquan.


    Free time



    Rest and local tour. Stay in Nuanquan.


    Free time



    Work with students to complete performances and explain projects. (May be a play, or a specialized lecture). Stay in Nuanquan.


    Free time


    闭幕仪式 并动身回北京。宿:北京

    Program presentation, closing ceremony, then leave for Beijing. Stay in Beijing.


    Free time



    Full-day tour in Beijing. Stay in Beijing.


    Farewell party



    All-day drop off to Beijing airport.








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