Greek or Macedonian language practice in Brisbane, Australia

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  • Last activity: 05/01/2023

Availability

  2023 
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  • Description

    Description

    Daughter 19 years old and son 15 years old. We have travelled extensively and have now settled in Brisbane. English is our native language, but we also speak other languages. We live in Ascot, a very nice suburb about 7km from Brisbane centre with public transport to the city. We are interested in music and mother is a qualified ESL teacher. Son loves outdoors, sport (especially rowing and basketball) and playing chess. I am looking for someone to do Greek or Macedonian language practice or Latin dance partner (either male or female who can do male steps). We have 2 cats. I put Balkan in the title to aid search criteria. If you are a native of another Balkan country and also speak a bit of Macedonian, that might work too.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have a lot of experience both living overseas and dealing with foreign travellers and refugees here in Australia. Discussions about travel in Oz and also future travel elsewhere, stopovers etc (have lived in Europe, Asia and Middle East). Mother is qualified ESL teacher and lots of material - can give tips but not full on lessons. Have been to most places in Australia. Kids have studied Australian history and Aboriginal culture at school. Some material on Australian culture. Speak fluent French and reasonably good German and Italian, and intermediate Macedonian for anyone wanting to practice those. Just started learning Greek. Mum is Scottish. My biggest tip for all of your coming here, even if you don't come to us is please don't get together with people from your own country of origin (I see it so much) and you miss out on so much by doing this!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Greek or Macedonian language practice. Details would vary depending on other skills and interests. Hours vary, so some days more and other days depending on weather, etc you can take the whole day or 2 to do a day trip. Or if you can partner to do Latin dance practice (male steps). No smoking.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Macedonian: Beginner
    Polish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Interested in learning / practicing Greek and Macedonian, can do English (qualified ESL teacher) or French in exchange

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Guest room - bathroom is not ensuite, but we have multiple bathrooms. House is spacious and close to the city.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are not far from the airport and city and about 15mins walk from the river (Cameron Rocks/Brett's Wharf area) with a nice riverside walk. Individual travellers only - no couples.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    3-5 hours maximum per day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 319968938429

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