Demi-pair Work & Study German 20 lessons


Free half board accommodation with a german host family in exchange for 20h. of support with childcare and light housekeeping in Lindau, Germany


The minimum length is 24 weeks, with shorter periods on request.

The age for the demi-pair in Lindau is between 18 and 30 years old.

The minimum level of German to do the Demi-pair is A2.

The minimum level of English to do the Demi-pair in Lindau is B2.

German classes are usually in the morning, and working hours are in the afternoon and evening.

Free Health and Liability insurance is included.

With the Demi-pair program, pay only for the German classes, 20 lessons per week, and get free half-board accommodation in exchange for the 20 hours of care of the host family’s children and light housekeeping in Lindau, Germany, you will

  • Enhance your German grammar.
  • Increase your German vocabulary.
  • Improve your German pronunciation.
  • Learn to speak German more fluently.
  • Develop your German writing and reading.
  • Enjoy your cultural exchange with the Demi-Pair programme.

You can begin the German course with Demi-pair on any Monday.

On the first day of the General German Course with Demi Pair in Lindau, the student must take a level test to know the exact level he or she has before being placed in a class with classmates of the same level. This ensures the student is studying at the appropriate level and has a correct progression.

Continuous monitoring is carried out to check the student´s progress.

On the last day of the General German Course with Demi-pair in Lindau, the student receives a certificate with the General German Course he or she has taken in Lindau, the number of lessons, duration, and the final level of German acquired.

Details about the Demi-Pair programme in Lindau

  • The tasks of the Demi-pair in Lindau are very rewarding and consist of taking care of children and light tasks around the house for around 20 hours a week (maximum 4 hours a day) in exchange for having Free accommodation (single room) and a Half board.
  • Two full days free per week at the weekend or during the week.
  • At least a Sunday per month will be free.
  • Demi pairs will have their own bedroom.
  • The main reason for Demi-Pair is Cultural Exchange.
  • You will be treated like one member of the family.
  • A Demi-pair course is a great option for anyone who likes children. It is not necessary to have experience.
  • The reservation must be made at least 8 weeks in advance.

Common duties your host family may ask you to do in Lindau

  • Helping children out with their homework.
  • Looking after the children.
  • Picking the children up from school.
  • Playing with children in English or in your native language.
  • Putting children to bed and reading stories.
  • Taking children for evening activities.
  • Taking the children to the park.

Documentation needed for the Demi-Pair programme in Lindau

  • Copy of Passport or ID
  • Recent photo.
  • Recent medical certificate.
  • Criminal record.
  • Certified sexual offences.
  • Copy of the latest qualifications (first aid, childcare, languages, sports, etc.).
  • A selection of 5-6 photos with your native family, friends, and, if possible, with previously cared-for children.
  • The cover letter written by yourself and addressed to the host family.
  • A reference letter written by a former teacher, manager, or a family where you babysat.

The cover and reference letters must be written in English or German.


CourseDemi-pair Work & Study German 20 lessons
SchoolDialoge - Bodensee Sprachschule


ProfilesAdults 18+Demi-PairGeneral German
Required levelB1
Lessons week20
Lesson minutes45
Age minimum18
Students class maximun12
Students class average9
Schedule Monday09:00 → 12:30
Schedule Tuesday09:00 → 12:30
Schedule Wednesday09:00 → 12:30
Schedule Thursday09:00 → 12:30
Schedule Friday09:00 → 12:30
Year 2024
Holidays (school)19/Dic → 01/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 29/Mar, 01/Apr, 01/May, 09/May, 20/May, 03/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic


Year 2024
Available periodWhole year
Weeks minimum24
Weeks maximum50
Start day nameMonday
Weeks from 24 to 29 (per week)225 ≈ 0
Weeks from 30 to 39 (per week)210 ≈ 0
Weeks from 40 to 50 (per week)195 ≈ 0
Internship programme fee290 ≈ 0