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  • Description

    Hi, my name is Elleson and I'm from Chicago, IL! I'm on a gap year for the 2021-22 school year. I'm looking to travel to France for the remainder of it to work and visit! I studied French for 10 years throughout elementary and high school but stopped about 2 years ago. I picked it up again recently and I am now looking to continue improving my French and immerse myself in the French culture!

    I'm an easy going person, open-minded, caring, independent, and very much spontaneous! I'm also not afraid of hard work and I love the satisfaction of a good challenge. I also am an attention-to-detail person and very organized and will treat any home or living space like I would mine. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, playing/listening to music, kayaking, being active, and overall spending time outdoors. I play tennis and a bit of volleyball as well. Growing up in Chicago, I am used to all 4 seasons--wind, rain, snow, you name it--so worrying about any activity in any weather is never an issue for me. I also love being in or by the water, especially the beach, as Chicago has a large lakefront with multiple beaches. I also adore being by the mountains.

  • Centres d’intérêt

    Sports d'aventure
    Sports nautiques
    Sports d’hiver
    Activités en plein air
    Dev. durable
    Animaux de compagnie
    Art et design
    Bricolage / artisanat

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  • Compétences et connaissances que j'aimerais partager ou apprendre

    Ça m'intéresse :  

    Pratique des langues
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Préparer les repas / cuisiner pour la famille
    Aider dans une ferme
    Projets artistiques

    J'ai des connaissances :  

    S’occuper des animaux
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Aider à la maison
    Travail associatif

    Je peux apprendre aux autres :  

    Aide informatique / Internet
  • Quelles sont vos compétences ?

    Kids: I have two younger brothers who are now 11 and 13, but grew up taking care of them for years! I've also babysat for many neighbors in the past.

    Leadership: I have been the coach for both the boys and girls tennis team at my former high school, and was team captain in my senior year. I am able to communicate well with others and love being a team player and supporter!

    Business/Creativity: I own an online clothing business and hand make/design my own clothes! I also sell clothes on a secondhand app called "Depop" which I've been on for 3+ years now. I have experience in customer service, sales, graphic/digital design, videography, computer science/web design, and marketing!

    Pets/volunteer work: I volunteered at an animal shelter in high school and created a donation box drive for materials to donate to the shelter. I also own a dog and cat and have always been an animal person!

    Garden/handy work: I have grandparents who live in rural Illinois and I used to help with with gardening, mowing the lawns, building a new deck, among other physical work. I also help my dad fix up apartments (painting, replacing lightbulbs, fixing light switches, replacing balcony screens, etc) that he rents out.

    Music: I used to play violin and piano since I was 5. Although it's been a few years I can still play both and teach if needed!

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Intermédiaire
    Espagnol: Débutant
    Korean: Débutant

    Plus de détails sur les langues qui m'intéressent
    I am fully fluent in English and would love to help teach! I am looking to polish up and practice my French and wouldn't mind learning some Spanish as well.

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  • Autres infos...

    I am Korean and can understand and speak a little bit!
    I am a fast learner. I also absolutely love learning about new skills/activities and broadening my toolbox.
    I don't cook much, only easier dishes. I'd love to learn more!
    I am always down for a fun board game night or a good sit down meal and spending time talking!
    I know how to play chess, although it's been a while.

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