What were your reasons for applying
as an au pair? I wanted to get some life
experience, try something new and be able to feel more comfortable speaking
the English language. I love to be with kids, and I wanted to be a part of an
Tell us about your host family:
I really like my host family. In fact I
don't think that I could have chosen a better one. They are an active, healthy
and lovely family, with two sweet boys (aged 4 and 6). I feel like I am a part
of the family and they give me lots of good experience.
Describe the area you live in:
I live in Boulder, Colorado. It is a wounderful place
for a girl like me who likes sport and a lot of outdoor activities. Boulder
is only a few hours away from some of the best skiing resorts in the world and
I enjoy skiing a lot. We are really close to the rocky mountains so if I feel
like going on a hike, the mountains are right there
What did you study and why did
you choose the course? I'm
studying French right now, because I think it could be great to learn
a fourth language. I'm also taking a fittness class at a near by college. It's important for me to stay fit.
Tell us about any travelling
you have done or are planning to do: This
march I'm planning to go to New York to visit one of my old school
friends who is now living there. In the end of March I'm going
to the beach with my host family. I really look forward to my trips away.
What have you gained during the year? What has been the best experience so far?
language skills have improved a lot and I'm gaining much more more confidence.
What has been the best experience so far? Skiing with my host family in Beaver creek was a great experience, and skiing with my friends in Breckenridge was awesome too.
How have you been spending you pocket money? I have been buying a lot during this year, the most expensive was my ski's and
my ski pass. Right now I'm saving money for my trip to New York in March .