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Have you Always Dreamed of Living Abroad? We Thought So!

Looking for a life changing experience traveling the world this summer? CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) offers homestay programs in over 20 countries! As an English Conversation Volunteer (ECV) you can go almost anywhere and stay with a host

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English Conversation Volunteer in Brazil

CHI English Conversational Volunteer Abroad participant Nuria Villalobos Ulate is having an amazing time tutoring English in Brazil.  Nuria is from Costa Rica but studied in the U.S. and works as a professional English teacher in Costa Rica. Nuria recently shared

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ECVA Contest Winners!

Announcing the winners of the 2014 English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) “I’ll Go Anywhere” Photo Contest: First place goes to: Jared Wisniewski for his photo taken from a sunrise hot air balloon ride in Turkey. Second place goes to: Tracy Orakpo for

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Exchange Student Tutors Two Families in Madrid, Spain

CHI English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) participant Maris Westrum is currently partaking in a very unique ECVA experience. She is splitting her time by tutoring two different families simultaneously in Madrid, Spain. Her students are teenagers that are best friends and live

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CHI Participant Tutors English in Barcelona

CHI English Conversation Volunteers Abroad participant Abrianna Melino is currently spending 2-months in Barcelona, Spain. She is staying with a wonderful host family and tutoring their two daughters in conversational English. Abrianna is an ambitious young woman from Canada that is eager to see the

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CHI Contest: Are You Ready to Go Anywhere?

Enter the 2014 “I’ll Go Anywhere” Facebook photo contest for your chance to win a FREE 1-month English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program. Submit your wildest, wackiest or weirdest photo expressing why you are willing to go anywhere we choose

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Exchange Student Spends Three Months in Spain

Cornell University student Tyer Angulo is currently finishing up his 3-month English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program in Spain.  Tyler, 20-years old, was placed with two different families during his time in Spain.  He began his program in Madrid where

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CHI English Conversation Volunteer Goes to Israel

Janielle Beh embarked on an adventure of a lifetime to Israel this past summer. As the winner of the “I’ll Go Anywhere” Facebook Photo Contest, Janielle was granted a 1-month English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program to where ever CHI

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CHI Sponsoring San Diego Travel Festival September 11th-14th

CHI is sponsoring next months San Diego Travel Festival!  The festival runs from September 11th -14th and CHI’s own, Heidi Smith will be joining a panel in discussing cross-cultural understanding.  Heidi manages CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad program.  If you are in the

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ECVA Participant Teaches English in the North of France

This summer 20-year old Ekei Eyo participated in CHI’s English Conversation Volunteers Abroad (ECVA) program.  Ekei, a Clemson University college student from South Carolina, spent 1-month in Nancy, France living with her host sister who was just a few years older

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