Experience basque family life in rural Bizkaia and help our girls learn English, Spain



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  • Description


    (Excuse my english, I am studying it).

    We are a couple with two girls aged 10 and 14 who live in Bizkaia (Spain) in a beautiful farmhouse. My name is Vero and I am 46 and my husband 47.
    We live in Basque Country, in a beautiful place in the mountain,where we have two dogs.

    We would like to invite an english talkative girl to our home.

    Basque Country is amazing, you can visit Bizkaia (Museo Guggenheim, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Gernika), San Sebastián (Playa La Concha, Internacional Cinema Festival, "ir de Pintxos"); Hondarribia,Baiona.

    In Navarra it is celebrates San Fermín (Pamplona) is at about 1 h and half by car of Bilbao...and
    Cantabria is near us, sometimes we go to its beaches, they are long and beautiful....

    Parque Nacional Picos de Europa, Santillana del Mar, Parque de la Naturaleza Cabárceno are to un Cantabria.

    We would welcome an English talkative girl to be able to practice English and to teach it to our daughters also through games, stories, songs, etc. To do this we need that person speaks and understands Spanish (although not perfectly) and my daughters only get English as a subject and their level is very low.

    We ask for a responsible, hardworking, tidy, educated, honest girl, who likes to play with children, and smiling to take care of my daughters, help clean the house, etc. Should not be smoker or drug user.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Basque Country is lovely: we have an own language, culture, gastronomy, beaches, mountains, here it is celebrated a lot of parties, Festivals (Bilbao Festival BBK Live), this year is Europe Green Capital, Museo Guggenheim, Playa La Concha, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. If hoy wanted you know more about it, you can visit some web pages like:
    "país vasco turismo"

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    Our main interest is to accommodate a talkative English to practice my medium English through everyday conversations. Also help with the housework and teach english to my daughters by songs, sentences, plays, and daily conversations,...
    We do not accept smokers, no alcohol or drugs of any kind. It is important that you like children. We need a person with a medium-high level of spanish, to children improve their english as well .

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    Basque: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    In our house with us. You have your own room.
    The last two photos are of our house in Bizkaia. The rest are of Galicia.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Along the year we live in Igorre (Bizkaia. Basque Country), in the north of Spain.

    In summer, if it is possible, we will go on holidays to Galicia, to a small village, Allariz. Our house in Galicia is an about five minutes by car from the center of Allariz. A lot of people go down walk but it is a bus three times a day. We go to Allariz every days so there is no problem.
    In our house of Galicia, there isn't Wifi because it is a holiday house.

    We hope to have a kind relation and a good experience.
    If it is like that, we will repeat the experience. Soon I wil publish a new profile with photos.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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