Student Exchange

The student hosting program enables foreign students to discover a new country and experience its culture and way of life while learning a new language.

Our adult classes are small in size, competitively priced and available at convenient times. We can accommodate students at any skill level, from beginner to advanced.

As a host family, you and your children will benefit from having contact with an international student. Your responsibility will be to provide room and board; students pay for their own expenses and insurance. Exchange students become a part of the family's day to day life, including sharing in meals and chores.

Having children is not a requirement for host families. Many program participants include couples without children and single-parent families. No matter your situation, we're sure your time hosting an exchange student will prove to be a positive life-changing experience.

Student selection process
Before admittance into the program, students are given a psychological test as well as an English evaluation. Some of the information we gather from the student includes:

  • School transcripts (previous 3 years)
  • Family photographs
  • Letter to the host family
  • Medical history (students are fully insured)

Host family selection process
Host families are required to meet the following conditions:

  • Caring home atmosphere
  • Ability to provide 3 meals a day
  • Intention to commit to the host student for the duration of the program

In the event of complications, children are placed with a different host family.

About the 1-month summer stay program

  • 25 hours of English classes per month
  • 3-day trip to Orlando
  • New activities throughout the week

About the academic year program
Students stay with the host family throughout the entire academic year, arriving a week before classes begin and returning to their home country at the conclusion of the school year. in some cases, students stay with the host family during the Christmas holiday.

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About Sarasota
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  • Sarasota, Florida

    Sarasota is a coastal city located in Florida's Gulf Coast. The city is known for its pristine beaches, thriving cultural-arts scene and excellent recreational opportunities.

    Population: 675,000

    Climate: Humid subtropical with hot summers and mild winters; average annual temperature: 83° F high (28° C), 62° F low (17° C); average annual rainfall: 54 in (137 cm).

    Geography: Sarasota is located on the Gulf of Mexico, an hour south of the Tampa Bay area. The city is surrounded by some 30 miles (50 km) of beautiful tropical beaches, and is within easy reach of other popular Florida destinations such as West Palm Beach and Miami.

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  • Address: 2822 Proctor Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231


    Phone: (941) 925-8510

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