- Homestay, Private room, breakfast and dinner included: US$210
per week per person (7 nights).
ASKED QUESTIONS about HOMESTAY:
What kind of family will I be living with?
- Warm and
kind families are chosen to meet the needs of the students. Many
have had years of experience catering to students by providing
the comforts of home. These cozy and well maintained houses are
within short distance of the school or have easy access to public
transportation. In addition a house key is given so that the student
has the freedom to come and go as they please.
Will I have my own privacy?
- Yes, these
homestay families are great about giving privacy to the students.
You will have your own key to the house, so you can come and go
as you please. Homestay is a very independient way of lodging,
for all ages. You can come or go out at any time in the day or
night. Our host families always receive students from all ages
(20 up to 70 years old).
What type of food will I be eating with my host family?
- You will
be eating well-balanced and nutritious meals home-cooked by the
family that includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and
What if I have special needs or food requirements?
- If you are
allergic to something, do not like certain types of foods or are
a vegetarian, there is not a problem. Simply let us know prior
to arriving and the proper accommodations will be made. Also,
let the homestay family know as well.
Will someone pick me up from the airport when I arrive?
pick-up is optional. Our driver will directly bring you to your
host family. You can also choose to arrange your own transportation.
Do the families speak English?
- More often
they speak broken English or there is one person in the family
that speaks English. They are very patient and try to communicate
with the student as much as possible. This is a great opportunity
to practice what you have learned in class with the families.
Total immersion is one of the best ways to learn a language. Students
who have lived with homestay families say that it has really helped
to improve their speaking and listening skills.
What if I don't speak Spanish?
-This is not
a problem. Our host families are very patient and accommodating
when it comes to you learning Spanish. Homestay families are there
to help you with your learning experience. The families are very
outgoing and will try to communicate with you as much as possible.
Have patience and you will soon be holding meaningful conversations
with your host family!
Do the families have pets?
do have pets such as cats and dogs. If you do not like pets, make
sure you let us know in advance, so that we can make the proper
Do they have children?
there are teenagers or adults that live in the house. Again, let
us know your preference ahead of time so that we can try to fit
you with the right family.
Do they smoke or allow smokers?
- The families
do not smoke, however they do allow the students to smoke outside
of their houses.
Shall I bring towels and bed linen?
- No, you
will get towels and bed linen from the family.