Spoken English Course by YWCA | Chennai

The Spoken English Course conducted for underprivileged women is part of the Urban Community Development Program by the YWCA of Madras at poonamalle high road.

The women come from diverse backgrounds and need to improve their communication skills to gain self-confidence or become efficient in their respective jobs and some wish to help their children with their homework. They are mostly in the age group of 20-40 with varying levels of communication skills.

The modules  to be taught are fun based and easy to follow for any volunteer and can be effectively implemented on the spot.

YWCA needs volunteers for the following positions:

1)Training under-privileged women on spoken English 

  • Preferably middle aged or retired women
  • Volunteering at the YWCA premises – Poonamalle high road- near Dina Thanthi office
  • Voluteers will follow prescribed fun based modules
  • To commence work from October onwards
  • Individual may commit for two hours every week or alternate weeks
  • Good command over English language to engage the underprivileged women ( 20-40 age group) who need to improve spoken English skills as a confidence building measure and to communicate in their respective professions.


On Fridays : 2pm -4 pm

On Saturdays: 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

2)Creating grammar syllabus – Work from home 

  • Only 10 lessons to cover rudimentary knowledge on topics like noun, verb, adjective, etc as part of a spoken English program to teach underprivileged women.
  • Each lesson to comprise of 3 sheets only with one or two activity sheets for practise purposes.
  • Anyone with BA/MA English literature would be suitable.
  • This is an online job and individual may meet up once or twice to discuss and fine-tune the requirements.

3)Formatting an already existing spoken English module – Work from home 

  • Make the English module more presentable and bring in uniformity for printing purposes.
  • Anyone with basic knowledge in print media or well-versed in publishing software can easily accomplish this job.
  • This is an online job and individual may need to meet only once or twice for discussion and fine-tuning the requirements.


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