Why do people host an exchange student?
The CCI host family pictured with their two exchange students explains .... Read the full Time Magazine article.
How can I be sure I get a 'real American' host family?
The 'real American family' is a mixture of many races, religions, cultures, and sizes with different occupations and locations throughout America.
"Can I change my host family if it is handicapped?"
We all have handicaps that limit what we can do well, some handicaps like losing a leg or arm are more obvious.Teachers and parents can add these related lessons from The New York Times - Learning Network - "On the Ball" and Racing for Equality
Can I choose my own host family?
Host families complete a Host Family Application.
My Aunt is married to an American and has lived in America for 20 years, can they be my host family?
Because your Aunt and Uncle are an American family they can apply to host an exchange student. Here is more information about How to become a host family. However, so you have more opportunities to make new American friends and share more about Thai culture, a host family, who is not a relative, would be found for you.
Do host families get money from the 'government' to be a host family?
Host families do not get money from the American government.
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I want to be an exchange student but I'm worried that I may be homesick if my host family isn't like my parents?
Now is the right time to ask if you can adapt to living with a family that will be different than your own.
My son has changed a lot since he turned 16. He used to be a really sweet kid, but now he is spoiled. I think being with a host family in America will help him a lot. Can he apply as an LFS student?
You are probably right that a year with a host family would really help your son, but it wouldn't be fair to ask a host family to accept that responsibility. You might consider a private school program that can offer more attention and care. The National Association of Independent Schools NAIS is a good place to check. The LFS Private School Program is here.
LFS programs and our web pages provide information for students and Teachers interested in improving their English and learning more about life.