Explore Venice lifestyle and Italian cuisine and culture and help 2 young boys with their English homework

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Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    - Boy or Girl English speakers
    - Absolutely NO smokers

    We are an Italian family of 6.
    Our kids are 3 boys 11, 13 and 16 years old and a 15 years old girl.
    I run a Culinary School, a charming B&B and work as an event planner in Venice.
    My husband is an entrepreneur part of an historical Venetian family making art glass from 23 generations.
    We live in the island of Lido just a few minutes from the beautiful Venice.
    We live in a big Villa surrounded by a beautiful garden three minutes walk from the beach.
    We are looking for someone smiling, trustworthy, energetic, patient and playful to help with the two youngest kids after school.
    We are a welcoming family, very open to other cultures and both, me and my husband love to travel also with our kids and we even lived for almost 10 years in USA.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have chance to experience Italian lifestyle in a beautiful historical city. The majority of the day you will be free to explore the main city and all the island surrounding Venice. Also being part of our family you will have chance to learn about Italian cuisine because I hold many cooking class with foreign guest every week so if you like you can take part of this class learning at the same time the traditional Italian cooking having cultural exchange with the other guest of the class.
    If you like you can also learn or improve your Italian talking with me and the two oldest children.
    We will be happy to have someone looking forward this chance getting the most out of this experience, exploring the city, being positive and curious.

  • Help

    Help

    We require basic cleaning to be done in the youngest boys room: making their beds, organizing their toys and their clothes and their school books.

    You will be free all day up to 4pm when the youngest boy comes home and you can help him with some simple English homework or conversation or a board game to help his conversation skills, at 6pm the second boy will arrive from school and he will need some assistance with his homework.
    Also we require help during the evening routine reorganizing their rooms, their school-bags, clothes ready for the following day and having dinner with them.
    One or two evenings per week if we are out stay home for dinner with them and make sure the kids go to sleep by 9 pm.

    We will ask for help with homework just Saturday morning.
    You will be free from Saturday at 1 pm until Monday at 4 pm If you share dinner with us and as an adult in a busy family we would appreciate help in the house in small things like setting up the table or loading/unloading the dishwasher just as any member of the family.
    The main focus is for us to improve our boys' English and engage them with board games ecc... in order to keep them entertained and not always on video games or television.

    If you have any skill or special talent that you are happy to teach to our kids we will be happy of that.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a private room with double bed, small kitchenette and a private large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi.
    So you’re welcome to have breakfast/lunch and to help yourself from our fridge/pantry and prepare something easy and quick or organize yourself in your kitchenette in your appartment.
    For breakfast we offer a wide selection of breads, marmalade,cereal,milk,yogurt,coffee,tea,juice,fresh fruit.
    And for dinner we usually eat vegetables, salads, soups, homemade pasta, risotto, meats, chicken, fish and seafood.
    Due to variety of food that we normally have on our table we prefer somebody open to enjoy food and to try new food rather then somebody with dietary restrictions. We drink water and occasionally wine.
    Sometimes we have dessert prepared during our cooking class as for example tiramisu, panna cotta, chocolate mousse or home made Vanilla ice cream.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Venice is a unique city for it's art for it's museum , handcraft tradition and site seeing.
    Also we are just one hour and an half away by train from treviso, Verona, Bologna and two hours and an half from Milan, Florence and just three hours and forty five minutes from Rome.

  • 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

    Maximum 3hours a day, 6 days a week

Host ref number: 821861559643