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    I am pursuring a specialist MA degree in opera singing in a Italian Conservatory, (after a BA ) , any singing/Acting/extra jobs would be more than welcoming for this Summer!

    My next destination:

    United Kingdom - from Jul 2022 until Nov 2022
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    Hello! Buongiorno! Bonjours

    My name is Sissi, I have volunteer experiences from the UK, CHina, Italy and South Korea. I speak English,Chinese, French, Fluently, Italian(B1) and basic Korean, I have studied, worked and lived in China, UK, France, Italy and South Korea. After four degrees and one diploma from four different countries, now I am continuing my fifth degree, a Master degree in Opera Singing in Conservatory!
    I have multiple skills which you might find helpful.
    I could teach languages, English,Chinese, French, Italian(over 10 years (University of London/Paris inlingua, China, South Korea etc).
    I am familiar with outdoor activities, such as: picking fruits and vegetables, feeding horses, chickens, pigs and other animals.
    I could teach music, (singing, play Chinese flute and Hulusi,(葫芦丝) (I am a singer,also play basic piano)I taught children singing, dancing, drawing(sketch) in various countries.
    I could teach Yoga. Hatha Yoga, but NOT with gymnastic approach, my focus is mainly on meditation and healing.
    I could cook various dishes, mostly Chinese, some French, Italian dishes, baking as well.
    Cook Chinese/French(for family reunions and parties/weddings), events organising/reception, baking/entertainment
    House-sitting, dog-sitting, horse -sitting are mostly welcome.
    I self-studied Chinese medicine, gua sha/cupping (modern version) and nutrition, (I am pescetarian, allergic to pork/animal fat )
    Born to study, born to sing, born to smile. I never stopped learning, not only just about knowledge, languages, music, but learn from other people, the world and myself. Travelling is certainly the best approach for that.
    Worked as journalist, multi-lingua cross-cultural trainer, chinese business consultant.therefore, happy to share my experience/expertise in business(consultancy/marketing/media etc.)
    i enjoy all sports, eternal fan of swimming, dancing, parachuting, extreme sports etc.
    Mature, humorous, hard-working, flexible, fun-loving, always willing to help and permanently keen to learn new things everyday.
    I am looking from six weeks to 2-3 months or longer, period negotiable, (minimum 6 weeks) as I value quality rather than quantity cultural experiences.

  • Interests

    Sailing / Boating
    Adventure sports
    Water sports
    Yoga / Wellness
    Outdoor activities
    Charity work
    Art & design
    Performing arts
    Drawing & painting

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  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Japanese: Beginner
    Korean: Beginner

    More details about my language interests
    This workawayer has indicated that they would be interested in sharing their language(s) or learning a new language. You can contact them directly to discuss this.

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  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    Some knowledge of:  

    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
    General Maintenance
    Being an elderly companion
    Babysitting and creative play

    Able to teach about:  

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Art Projects
  • More details about your skills

    Language Teaching: English/French/Italian/Chinese (over 10 years' experience )in colleges/ schools, adults and children
    Music: Singing: classical arias(Italian), musicals..Chinese Flute/hulusi (葫芦丝) playing( for beginner) theory.
    Yoga: Hatha Yoga/nutrition/healing/Chinese medcine
    Government consultant: nearly 6 years of full -time business writing, cross-cultural training and business consultancy

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    3 hours a day, for my professional English/Chinese teaching/training, preparation for IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, CAT, etc.
    Non-profession related help, such as cooking, baby-siting, gardening, I am happily accept up to 3-4hours per day. A fully-paid job is 7.5-8 hours per day, with welfare and paid holidays, legitimately, globally.
    With my upbring, either to help with preparation for meals or clean after meals, is nature. Or to give a helping hand when needed, is not an issue for me.
    Prefer long-term stay to build sustainable experience and relationship, six weeks to start with.
    I am also a host myelf when I was working in China . I was learning Guitar,I needed a professional guitar teacher. I asked for two hours every day, five days a week. Because I believe with any profession, it takes them years of years studying, training, paying for education and private tuition, it is fair for them. No one like be treated unfair, unjust, which lead to sense of being exploited, and mistreated. For anyone who held a professional post, they deserve acknowledgement and respect for their years of dedication, devotion and sacrifice.
    Workaway is a fair exchange between travellers hosts. An ideal way for a real traveller to understand, to learn its culture and its people when travelling in a new country.
    I give up my professional job, my comforts at home, my circle of friends, travel in Italy to witness wonders, to learn Italian bel canto and to improve my Italian to pass C1 level by living in this country. Not a cheap way to kill the days– basic accommodation and simple food for living abroad by talking one’s mother tongue all the time.

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    • Special dietary requirements
      PORK free diet