ABOUT THE CHILDREN:
1. How many children are there?
2. What are their names?
3. How old are they?
4. What do they like to do?
5. What are they favorite games and toys?
6. Are they in the school? How far is the school?
7. How they go to school, by bus? Am I gonna be supposed to take them to school by car?
8. Se a criança for bebê: Is she/he walking and talking yet?
9. Are they energetic or calm kids?
10. What do they like to do in their free time?
11. What do they usually eat? (for breakfast and lunch)
12. Am I be supposed to make dinner?
13. Is there any kind of food that you don’t eat?
14. Have the kids suffer from any kind of allergies?
ABOUT THE AU PAIR’S DUTIES:
15. Will I be responsible for any household duties? If so, which ones?
16. What will be my responsibilities with each kid?
17. What will my schedule be like?
18. When I’ll have free time?
19. Will I have access to internet and computer?
20. Can I receive and make phone calls in your house?
21. Will I have time to study? What time? Can I study when the children are in the school?
22. Are there any English Schools near your house?
23. What time can I get home during the week and on the weekends?
ABOUT THE CAR:
24. Will I have permission to use the car? How often? How far?
25. Is a state driver’s license required?
26. Are there only certain times when I can use the car?
27. Can I use the car in my free time?
28. Will I have to pay for the gas when I use the car?
ABOUT THE PARENTS:
29. What is your names? How old are you?
30. Do they both parents work?
31. Where do you work and what do you do?
32. Do you some?
33. Do you have any religion?
34. Why are you interested in getting an au Pair?
35. Have you ever had an au pair before? Is she living with you yet?
36. Would you mind if I ask you to talk to her or send her an e-mail?
37. What are your hobbies?
38. Do family members or relatives live nearby?
39. What qualities do you find important in an au Pair? What are you expecting from me?
40. What are the house’s rules?
41. What are the family activities on the weekends?
ABOUT THEIR HOME:
42. Where do you live? In whih state?
43. Is it a small town?
44. Is it near a big city? Which one?
45. Is it too cold in the city? Snow there?
46. Do you live in house or apartment?
47. Do you have pets?
48. Do you have a housekeeper?
49. What about the au pair’s bedroom, what part of the house is the bedroom located?
50. Will I have a private room, bathroom? Will I have TV in my room?
51. Are there other families with children nearby?
52. Are there any other au pairs in the area?
53. What things are there to do with the children?
PERGUNTAS PARA ATUAL AU PAIR (se houver):
54. What do you think about the family? And the kids?
55. Are they nice with you?
56. Do they pay you weekly or per month?
57. Do you do extra work? I mean, if you work for other people, take care of their kids or clean the garden from neighborhood?
58. Do you do any course? If so, are the courses near from the house?
59. How are the kids and the family in your opinion?
60. Is there any cool near place to go there?
61. What do you most like to do in your free time?
62. What do you think they would like to receive as a gift?
Sorry, I don’t understand. Can you repeat please?
Can you speak slowly please?
Remember: the family’s name and the date they would like you to fly to the United States
Depois que tiver família: Would you like me to take something from Brazil for you? What kind of things? Anything special?
*A seguir postarei as perguntas que selecionei para enviar nos primeiros contatos que tive com a minha family:
What are the family activities on the weekends?
Does G (my kido) do any after school activities? What about M (my baby)? Is she doing any classes?
Will I be driving the kids? How often?
What do your kids usually eat? Do they have any kind of food restriction? Allergies?
What about dinner time? Do you expect me to feed them or do you generally do it as a family time?
Have you ever had an au pair before?
How would be my schedule?
Will I work on weekends as well? And you mentioned about curfew on weekdays, and that’s ok. What about the weekends?
Will I have permission to use the car, even in my free time? If yes, how would that work?
Minha hosta amou minhas perguntas e respondeu super de boa, acredito que foram perguntas simples, mas que causaram uma certa boa impressão… e de fato, perguntar primeiramente sobre as kids e seus gostos, faz toda a diferença!