Voici une fiche pour vous aider à préparer votre premier contact, par Skype ou téléphone, avec une famille Américaine. Préparez votre appel, vos questions pour la famille.
Hello, am I speaking to Mr/Mrs/Ms….?
My name is… and I am calling from the ‘Au Pair in America’ programme in Montpellier in France. I am interested in becoming an Au Pair for your family. Is this a good time to speak?
May I ask you some questions?
First of all, I would like to ask you some questions about….
Liste d’expressions – Notre conseil: Familiarisez vous avec cette liste, utilisez le dictionnaire ou Google traduction si vous ne comprenez pas quelque chose.
Conversation avec la famille
Hello, its great to speak to you.
I am happy to answer any questions you have.
Questions pour la famille
Have you ever had an au pair before?
Why have you chosen to have an Au Pair?
How do the children feel about a new Au Pair joining the family?
What would a typical day in your family be like?
What kind of things do your children enjoy doing?
What kind of things do you like doing as a family?
When are the children’s birthdays?
Do the children have best friends? How often do they meet them?
Can they speak French? Would they like to learn French? I could bring
the children some French books or toys that they could be interested in.
What are their favourite subjects in school? Do they have any difficulties in any particular subject? Would you like me to help them with their homework?
Do you have any pets? How many? What are their names?
Can I bring you anything for your family from France?
At what time do the children usually eat?
Do the children like to have food prepared straight after school?
Do you like to eat French food? I could prepare some recipes in advance.
(I would just like to let you know that I am vegetarian)
What is the climate like in your area?
What is your neighbourhood like?
Are there parks and playgrounds around that I can take the children to?
Are there accessible public transport facilities nearby?
Do you have any other questions for me?
I would like to thank you for your time. This information has been very useful to me.
I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Have a lovely day. Good bye
Other English expressions
I am happy to help you out where I can
That’s great. It has been lovely talking to you
I am very confident that…
I hope to…
I would love to help you out
That sounds great
I will make sure of that and take this into account
That is exactly what I am looking for
I consider myself to be a very determined/enthusiastic/hard-working person
I am very excited to start work in the USA as I enjoy working with children a lot