Looking for native English speakers for language practice near Bergamo, Italy



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Hi, we are family of four, our two girls are 14 and 7. We like food and cooking, nature and the outdoors (even if we are often indoors), cinema, cycling, motorcycling, among other things. We are simply looking for native English speakers from the United States of America who would like to experience something genuine in Italy, and in exchange can help us in the house ( help keep the house clean then)and give our children the chance to practice English,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer the possibility for workawayers to experience the real Italy, residing in a small town with all main services (but train is 7km) at the foot of the Alps within reach of the big city (Milan, 60kms/40mi). Apart from nearby cities (Bergamo, Milan) we are in the area of Lemine, an ex-Royal court with a number of artistic jewels, as well as being within short distance a the lake (Lake Como) and to the mountains for hiking, climbing and skiing.

  • Help


    We are looking for a female non-smoker to help in the house and to speak English with our kids and to look after our youngest child (7yo) after school.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private room in a family house, use of bathroom and kitchen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearby there are many cultural, natural and sports possibilities.
    Cultural possibilities include art and architecture (medieval borghi, churches, frescoes, museums, cheesemakers, wine producers/wholesalers, UNESCO cities).
    Natural possibilities include mountains, woods and lakes.
    Sports activities include walking, hiking, climbing, cycling (including famous cycling track nearby), lake activities (swimming, kayaking, kitesurfing), paragliding, gliding, golf (course literally next door).
    Public transport includes a regular bus (bus stop is 50metres away) to both the train station (direct links to Bergamo, Lecco and Milan) and the city (Bergamo). It runs 7 days a week until about 7pm. Having a car certainly helps.
    Depending on availability, we can occasionally help you reach certain places.
    Please, No smokers.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 384464568922