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A Language Simulation for Host Families

I recently did a language simulation for host families and community counselors.  Redundancia allows participants to experience communicating in a new language.  The exercise allowed us to view one of the challenges faced by our au pairs as they attempt to fit into a new culture.  Without fluency in a language, communication is severely hampered; [...]

By | December 3rd, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on A Language Simulation for Host Families

Redundancia-A Language Simulation

Au Pair in America recently hosted a national conference for the field of community counselors along with many partners and agents from around the globe.  At the opening ceremonies, Caroline, a former au pair from Costa Rica told us that it had taken her 6 months before she was fully comfortable with English.  This was [...]

By | May 5th, 2012|Blog|2 Comments
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