From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travel dates

    20/11/2015 - 27/11/2015

  • Description

    My name is Alan Sprung and I will be retiring from work in March 2015.
    I have been learning German for two years at an evening class in England. I would like to live in Germany for about 6 month to learn the lenguage.
    I am interested to work alongside people who are willing to help me learn to speak German.
    I plan to be in Berlin from April to September 2015.
    I am a good worker with many practical skills in the home; I am a musician and songwriter and I would be willing to help people with their spoken English.

  • Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Care
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Language practice

  • What skills do you have?

    I am a native English speaker.
    I am a very patient man, a hard worker and a good listener.
    I have a license to drive any vehicle up to 7 tons in weight.
    I am very practical at general maintenance work (I am experienced using many different hand tools and power tools).
    I enjoy being with young people of all ages and have worked as a trainer and an educator in the past.
    Until recently I worked as a carer for a young adult man who suffers with severe forms of epilepsy and autism.
    I am a photographer, a musician and a songwriter.
    I have recently retired.

  • Languages spoken

    English. Learning German for 100 hours during last two years.

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  • What else ...

    I am very happily married with two grown-up daughters. Before my children were old enough to start school, I worked at home as their main carer - while my wife went to work as a school teacher.
    I am an experienced counsellor.
    I love: making music; nature; photography; hill walking; swimming and skiing.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

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