Letter to Family
Hello, dear Mr. and Mrs. Parents.
I am quite sure there are a lot of letters from numerous young people all over the world
willing to master their language skills and take care about your children. Nevertheless,
let me introduce myself and give you some personal details. My name is Christine; I am a
Russian undergraduate student, third year. My future profession is a vet and I study in
Moscow. I have got no harmful habits and tend to make my life “greener” and healthier.
Unfortunately, my future specialization has turned to be everything but my cup of tea. In
attempt to combine obligation with something really interesting I attend English lessons
at language school. I would like to get some work and language experience abroad but my
family cannot afford me to get higher education in Europe. That is why I truly relay on
this possibility. In my free time I prefer reading (and try to read in English) and
listening to the music. I finished art school during High school so I can play the piano a
bit, but during last several years there wasn't any practice. I've also had some dance
experience (both classical and ball-room dancing). Among some disadvantages of my
abilities I can name driving – I can't drive – and doing sport (I only swim a bit and ride
a bicycle). It will be my first experience as an au pair, but it seems to be interesting
and I like spending time with children especially during the age of primary school. I
understand that all it means a great responsibility but I promise to try and do my best.
The main three qualities about me were named by relatives and friends as politeness,
intelligence and responsibility.
I consider advertising myself in such a manner as not the best way of the first
impression, but I am sure that parents want to know as much as possible about their
children's probable au pair. Mr. and Mrs. Parents, if you are interested in my person for
helping you with your children, I would be glad to offer my services.
It was really nice to meet you the first time by correspondence. And thanks for focusing
your attention on this letter.