Family and English club need help near Bordeaux, France



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  • Description


    The family :
    Hi, I'm Annie. I'm a teacher and founder of a cultural association in a village near Bordeaux. I have twin girls (8 years old). On holidays and week-ends I enjoy socializing, eating outside, listening to music, going to the cinema, cultural exchanges... I speak french, english and spanish.
    Our area is called "Entre deux mers" and it's famous for its vinyards. From our place you can easily get to the busy Bordeaux (30 min by car) and its cafés, theatres, shops... or to the seaside (1 hour drive to Arcachon, Biscarosse, Dune du Pila...) Famous wine properties and medieval places can be visited around our place.
    We are conveniently-situated on a bus route to Bordeaux. There's also a train station nearby. The local shops, and a the lovely outdoor market are only 5 minutes walk.
    I am really enthusiastic about meeting people from abroad and I expect it to be a great experience for my daughters .

    The association :
    The association was created to promote language learning at any age. We help people in practising foreign languages and French for foreigners.
    We provide english workshops for children and adults. We try to make it fun and exciting through many activities (board games, crafts, drama, tales, songs...).

  • 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

    Staying with a french family and a language teacher is one of the best way to improve your French speaking skills.
    Also, twice a month the association organises a language café where you can meet with local people who are very happy to share experiences.

  • Help


    I am looking for someone who can help around the house, mainly babysitting the girls if I'm away at work.
    If you are interested in volunteering for the association :
    You could help with the english workshops . You will read stories, play games, sing... with kids (5-10 years old). Previous experience in teaching and/or working with children is required although we provide training.
    The help in total (family and/or workshop) won't be more than 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The house is an old stone house and it's being renovated. The bathroom is tiny but you will have a large bedroom with a double bed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The village is rather quiet but it gets animated every saturday for the market. There's a arthouse cinema, a lovely bookshop and not far away a nice library. Our area is also known for its medieval buildings and the beaches on the Atlantic coast. There are many places to visit and I'd be happy to help you if you need it.

    Bordeaux 32 km ; Bassin d'Arcachon ; Dune du Pila 100 km
    Saint Emilion 40 km ; Château Margaux 80 km
    Canal du midi 20km; Toulouse 200 km ;

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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