How to become an au pair (C1)
Spanish writing exercise

Cómo ser au pair

Are you looking for a host family to do some au pair work while improving a foreign language? In this exercise you'll practise pronominal verbs, relatives and idiomatic expressions.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "goal", "host family" and "to register".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

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Being an au pair is really rewarding because more than a job, it is a cultural exchange whose goal is to learn the language and customs of a country while living with a host family. As an au pair, you will be another member of the family and you will help with childcare and housework. To get this job, you must first register on an au pair page creating a personalised profile for yourself where you explain your skills, your availability and the country you prefer to live in. Once you have registered, you will appear in the families search profile and they will be able to contact you and offer you a job. Take advantage and sign up now! You will have so many adventures and new experiences!

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