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Lingua Franka

Oakland, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 44 Positive References2 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 40, Other
  • Member since 2006
  • journalist (him), english teacher (her)
  • college degrees
  • From tampa florida (her) & new york new york (him)
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

find meaning in oakland, california

ABOUT ME

We are Jessica & Andrew, 2 Americans who love to see the world!
We just finished up a self-guided tour of the entire Mediterranean coast (2006-2007). Now we are back in the states and have moved to to Oakland, CA.

We speak OK Spanish, some French and of course English. You got some language skills to share???

You can see pics and stories from our Mediterranean trip at our travel blog— www.betweenthelands.com

PHILOSOPHY

ain't nuthin' to it but to do it!
be nice.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

for a while we were surfin..now weve moved into a new place and are slowly opening it up to surfers--IN OAKLAND, CA.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

we have stayed with maybe 20 people, absolutely LOVE couchsurfing. it is so superior to staying in hotels or hostels, where you may not have a single friend in town. you learn much more from couchsurfers, and we will keep doing it for sure now that we KNOW...

Interests

foreign languages, flora & fauna, seeing cool stuff, music, exotic foods, learning about new places, talking with folks, playing basketball, cute animals

Music, Movies & Books

foreign language & linguistics textbooks.
autobiografies.
accordions.
everything from flamenco to hip hop.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

just one??
Arches National Park, Utah, USA
amazing natural rock formations!
we'll tell you more when we're face to face...

Teach, Learn, Share

audio production in general, production of radio stories, tips on accounting software & filing procedures...
english as second language
bunny-handling

Countries I've Visited

Albania, Algeria, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, France, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Spain, United States

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