Experience an Argentinian way of life and help us with English in Patagonia, Argentina

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Argentina

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    Last activity

    06/10/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are three people in my family. My two children and myself. I own a small school of English. We teach all ages. We believe in teaching through games, art and music. We believe in happy students. We belong to the aboriginal people Mapuche, we believe and respect our ancestors and nature. We celebrate our "Wiñoi tripantu" our New Year on June 24th.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can learn Spanish, can travel around Argentina some weekends with the host family. They will be able to live and enjoy the Argentinian way of life. I belong to a "bike" group and I also go swimming, all activities where the traveller can join. I have a lot of friends all over the country and South America, and my house is a diversity friendly house. Also the traveller will have the chance of learnig how to teach a Language since we have a weekly meeting and we love to teach how to teach.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    I'd like to have help teaching English in my school. The teaching should be through interactive practice like conversation, games, music, art projects, cooking,etc. I'm interested in Cultural exchange, so it would be very exciting if the traveller could speak and show about their country. We organize Camps, for example Spring Camp,this year 2021 actually we are planning an end of the Year Camp in December! We need help during these weekends. We have our year Halloween Festival, where help also is welcome. Furthermore, the school is next to my house where the traveller can spend sometime babysitting Ben who is 11 years old.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We live in a cozy house. The traveller will have their own bedroom and will share the bathroom with the family. If the traveller decides to stay for long the families who send their children to our school will also be happy to host them. Our house has a kitchen, dinning room and living room, as well as a small patio. It's in the centre of the city which by the way is a small town, so we don't need public transport or taxis, everything can be done cycling or walking. About food we follow a healthy diet which includes lots of vegetables, fruit, grains, etc, but if you live in Argentina it's very difficult not to eat beef, though we don't eat that much. Vegetarians are welcome. We don't eat fried meals or fatty meals.We don't eat much flour but some homemade pizzas from time to time are ok. Also, if the traveller is a bread consumer he can buy their own. We consume vegetable milk and there is no butter at home.Alcohol is allowed but drunk people are not welcome. We usually have wine at home but if the traveller wants to drink beer or anything extra they will have to buy their own. We expect the traveller to help doing the housework, like tidyng their bedroom, helping with the washing up, feeding the pets, taking the garbage out, etc, in fact, being one more member of the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in Patagonia, one of the most beautiful spots in the world, and the helper will have most of weekends including Fridays, free. So they can visit Bariloche, San Martin de los Andes or cross the border to Chile in less than 8 hours. There are very good buses leaving our city everyday. We also live one and a half hour from Neuquen, Mari Menuco, lago Pellegrini, about two hours from El Chocon, all beautiful places to go for weekends. If they want to travel a bit further and see whales, penguins, sea lions and sea wolves they can travel to Peninsula Valdes or Puerto Madryn for the weekend too. If the want to go north they can visit Mendoza at the weekend as well, there are lots of buses going there every day. All the trips take overnight but long distance buses are wonderfully comfortable in Argentina. My son rides a horse, so if the traveller decides to stay home fot the weekend we always have a good plan at home!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have three confortable classrooms plus an office, good internet connection,

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

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

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