Help us practice English, Italian in Wroclaw, Poland

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi Workawayers!
    I'm glad you're here!
    Me, Marek and our teenage son are a small family. We live with two cats and a dog. Son Joachim has home education (yes, an increasingly popular form of education in Poland).
    We are philosophers, vegetarians, non-religious. Marek works at the university, he is also a logician. I work mainly at home: I teach, read, write, clean and sometimes cook something. However, men rule the most in our kitchen :)
    As a family, we are looking for interesting people who like to teach others. What? It depends. Write to us, tell us what you like best. I hope we find a common theme! Maybe we will meet you on our common path of life. Whatever that means...

    You can help us learn many things in English (and Italian). Our English is simple but communicative. We're working to improve it, you can help us. Italian - we (me and Joachim) are at the beginning of the road. You can also help us at home (cooking, cleaning) and in the garden (plant care, picking nuts).

    We are ready to greet someone longer, e.g. for a month or more. What do you think about it? :) We are pleased to welcome parents with teenagers.

    We offer breakfast and lunch. Dinner on your own. The guest room and kitchen for our guests are in a separate apartment. We will live door to door.

    I invite you cordially!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Wrocław is a place of writers: Olga Tokarczuk and Marek Krajewski. It is also the place of theaters: the Grotowski Institute, Song of the Goat Theater. Volunteers can learn with us about the culture and nature of Wrocław and Lower Silesia.
    Every day you can relax walking with us and our dog around the Topacz castle near Wroclaw. There are fields, the Ślęza river and you can meet other interesting people with dogs. In addition, near Świdnica (1 hour from Wroclaw), our friends have a donkey farm. There is a lake, mountains. Maybe we can go together and wander with donkeys. I cordially invite you!

  • Help

    Help

    Our daily schedule is not rigid! We usually eat breakfast around 9 am. Then some work (study) or just after breakfast we go to Topacz for a walk with the dog (max 2h). Then work / study together or prepare dinner around 1 pm. Work / learn after lunch (2h). A break of about 1 hour and work / study again. By work / study we mean a possible conversation in English, maybe Italian; language games, reading cultural texts and discussing them. We don't like school grammar exercises. We like creativity! :)
    A volunteer will help us improve our English and Italian (speaking and writing). Usually we finish work around 5-6 pm.
    That way you can work with us almost all day or you can start after lunch. Come and try it! :)
    Sometimes we have to clean the apartment, you know, you can help us here too :)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Italian, latin, Esperanto, Hand&Feet...

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have two apartments. We live and work in one. The second apartment is almost completely available to our guests. There are two rooms, a large kitchen and a bathroom. Sometimes we rent one room for students or other travelers. It is possible that both rooms will be available to volunteers.
    We don't like beds, that's why our mattresses are on the floors. We also don't have a TV;)
    Next to the house is a garden, and in it a tree with a wooden house - for shared use and joy.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Wrocław has a good bus or train connection to Warsaw, Prague and Berlin. There are about 4 hours of travel in each direction. We had a visitor who spent the weekend in Berlin.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week










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