Letter to Family
My name is Sara and I am 21 years old. I am in my third year at the Complutense University
in Madrid studying social work. I live in Madrid with my older sister, but I am from
I am a social, very friendly, responsible, hardworking, motivated and fun person. In my
free time I am part of the rugby team at my university and I also play the trumpet. I like
going to the cinema, being with children and elders, reading, dancing and flamenco
dancing. I love travelling, experiencing different cultures and learning English. I am
also a volunteer at a centre for those with drug problems.
Last Summer I spent 5 weeks in Nottingham living with an English family. I got to know the
city, meet lots of different people and learnt English in a language school.
In respect to children, I am a monitor of leisure time and free time. I have spent time
working with children on summer camps and I had great fun with them.
Also, the degree I am studying (Social work) has taught me a lot about the relationships
between people and especially in relation to children.
To add to this, I have done a course for the integration of disabilities at the medicine
department at Madrid Complutense University
I have experience with them and on top of that it is something that I enjoy to do and it
is a voluntary role.
As well as being a summer camp monitor, I look after young children for my friend’s family
in Toledo most weekends. I have a great relationship with the family as well as with the
I would like to be an au-pair in order as I will be able to learn from you about your
country, your language, get to know and help your children and your home.
I hope that you chose me to be your au-pair; it would be a pleasure for me.
Sara Medina Truchado.