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During the au pair programme, you’ll also have the chance to discover new and exciting forms of entertainment. Immerse yourself in a new culture and go beyond a purely academic experience.
Living abroad as an au pair is a unique opportunity to break down cultural barriers and fear of the unfamiliar. Be open to new experiences. You will see and learn a lot of new things, you will meet interesting people, which will improve not only your general education but also your personality. Anyone can take a snapshot of the Eiffel Tower or Big Ben, but plugging into the local culture is the real challenge-and prize.
As an au pair you are part of the children’s daily activities and helping out with household chores. You receive pocket money for your work and get a room and board. Your life is safe and sorted, everything is organised before you arrive. You will have the possibility to finance a longer stay abroad without large expenses of your own and to get to know more than the city you live in.
As an au pair you will take part in your host family's daily life. You will be forced to use aforeign language during the whole day. Moreover you can use everything you learn at your language school in real life. Soon you will speak fluently without having to search extensively for words.