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Au Pair Language Differences - What's In A Name?
Language Differences - What's In a Name?
Au pairs arriving in America are dealing with cultural differences and, yes, language differences! Their primary reason for joining the cultural exchange program is to improve their English.
As your au pair struggles with her English, be patient and support her efforts. Your au pair may find her English is not as good as she thought and she may be upset about this, even embarrassed!
Encourage her when she tries to pronounce words and finds new words she has not encountered before. Here is a list of words that we translate for you to help you and your au pair communicate and find common ground!