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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Italy

Giulia (16)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English
Siblings: None
Mother: Nurse
Father: Truck Driver
Religion: Catholic
IM021EE Y

Interests

Volleyball, swimming, gym, reading, cooking and baking, traveling - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Giulia is the only child in her family, but she would love to have a sibling close to her age. She is an active girl who likes swimming, volleyball, and spending time at the gym. She would love to try some new sports next year. Giulia spends a great deal of time on her studies as well. When she is not busy with other things, she enjoys reading classics and love stories. She loves to watch American films and she loves to bake. She also knows how to cook several traditional Italian dishes and is looking forward to sharing them with her new American family. She describes herself as friendly, responsible, genuine, and independent. Giulia is looking forward to making new friends, seeing new places, and learning something new every day. She knows you will be proud to call her your daughter.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Kyrgyzstan

Kairat (16)

male, KYRGYZSTAN

Languages: Kyrgyz, Russian, English, French
Siblings: Two older sisters
Mother: Professor
Father: Professor
Religion: Muslim
CI048EE Y

Interests

Boxing, basketball, volunteering, politics, teenager free enterprise project - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Kairat is the youngest of three children in his family and the only one living at home with his parents who are both linguists teaching Russian at the local university. During the week, they live in an apartment in the city and most weekends they go to their country house in the mountains. In his free time, Kairat likes to play basketball and train for boxing. He has also participated in Model United Nations Conference and the Free Enterprise Project. Kairat is interested in being a diplomat and an entrepreneur, so he is working hard to increase his public speaking skills. He may even try to do theater in America! He is looking forward to being a part of an American family, doing service projects in his new community, and making great friends.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Denmark

Frederik (17)

male, DENMARK

Languages: Danish, English, French
Siblings: Two younger brothers
Mother: Master Coach
Father: Not listed
Religion: Lutheran
DK008EE Y

Interests

Karate club, reading, fitness, music, basketball, soccer, video games - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Frederik is coming to America to learn more about himself and the possibilities for his future. Although he struggled to learn languages early on, he have overcome that difficulty with hard work and determination. He would like to attend university and dreams of choosing a career he loves one day. Exercise is very important to him. He trains for karate at a club a few times a week as a student and as a teacher. He also does weight training regularly and gets to his local dojo whenever possible. Frederik also loves to watch sports, read fiction, and spend time with his family. He loves American basketball and football and would love to follow them while he is in America. He also loves his family tradition of watching the Oscars and hopes to continue that with his American family. Frederik has done a lot of travel with his family, but he would like to spend more time in America to explore different activities and cultures. He is looking forward to this opportunity and experience with new family and friends.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from France

Theo (18)

male, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Italian
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Teacher
Father: Teacher
Religion: Not Involved
FR022EE Y

Interests

Tennis club, handball club, golf, soccer, biking, skiing, snowboarding, scooter, sailing, swimming, movies, watching TV, trumpet - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Theo loves sports! He has played tennis for many years and also enjoys handball, soccer, and skiing. He loves to be active and has done a variety of camps to learn new skills like sailing, rock climbing, and rowing. One of his best experiences was zip lining! Theo also likes to hang out with his family and friends at the movies, playing video games, and doing little projects together. He loves to have fun with magic tricks and he enjoys babysitting. Theo is close with his family and enjoys spending time with them, especially eating meals together. He has been to America for vacation once before and is looking forward to spending more time here. He is excited to try new activities and can't wait to meet his new family and friends.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Portugal

Martim (17)

male, PORTUGAL

Languages: Portuguese, English, French
Siblings: Younger brother and younger sister
Mother: Veterinary
Father: Commercial Manager
Religion: Catholic
PO002EE Y

Interests

Gymnastics (trampolining), movies, video games - CK

Letter to my Host Family

Hello, my name is Martim. I will be 17 years old by the time I come to America. I am funny, open minded, independent and friendly. I come from a very close and fun family. I have 2 younger siblings. Sundays my whole family meet to have lunch at my grandmother's home. I also love dogs. We have 2, a golden retriever and a Mutt. We enjoy traveling. I have been a tourist in many countries We go skiing in the winter with friends and spend our summers going to the beach. My studies are average I know I will have to work hard to reach my goal of a computer engineer I am on a competitive gymnastic team. My sport is the Trampoline. I train 3 days a week. I cannot wait to become part of your family and live the "American Dream" as part of your family.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Germany

Ceren (16)

female, GERMANY

Languages: German, English, French
Siblings: Younger sister
Mother: Housewife
Father: Self-Employed
Religion: Not Involved
GM010EE Y

Interests

Dance club, GYM, photography, traveling, sightseeing, movies, drawing, art, reading - WO

Letter to my Host Family

Ceren is 15 year old from Germany. Although she grew up in Germany with her family, she has Turkish heritage. She is very excited to attend an American school, and wants to become involved with after school activities. Her interests range from language to history to biology. She is also an aspiring artist, and loves to draw and is interested in journalism and she likes to read. "I want to do an exchange year because I want to improve my English, I want to get to know the American culture, and I'm interested in American High Schools. I like to try new things, find out about different cultures, languages, and people." Ceren is very excited to meet her new host family and learn everything they have to teach her about their American culture and familial heritage.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Germany

Benjamin (15)

male, GERMANY

Languages: German, English, French
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Graduate Engineer
Father: Business Manager
Religion: Protestant
GM008EE Y

Interests

Soccer club, athletics club, skiing club, swimming, table tennis - WO

Letter to my Host Family

When I come to the U.S. I will be 15 years old. I have a older sister and we live with our mother. My mother, sister and I live in a small town and our school is very close. My father lives about 650 km away from us. My sister and I have 2 cats. My favorite sport is soccer where I spend a lot of my time. I play in a club with a lot of older guys because they don't have enough players. We practice 3 times a week. I also like to ski and I go with my family every year. I spend time with my friends and family doing these sports and we have a lot of fun. My sister is in America now and I really hope to go next year to meet the people and better my English.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Italy

Martina (16)

female, ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, French
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Teacher
Father: Employee
Religion: Catholic
IM018EE Y

Interests

Tennis, scout club, cooking, watching American TV series, trying new sports in America - TW

Letter to my Host Family

I live in a small village with my parents and my older sister. I like to watch American TV series. I love cooking and I hope you will teach me your favorite recipes. I like playing tennis, being involved with Scouts, I really enjoy it, I volunteer in hospices and in the city and go to summer camp. I love animals, especially cats.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Germany

Benjamin (16)

male, GERMANY

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish
Siblings: Older sister, older brother
Mother: Teacher
Father: Publisher
Religion: Not Involved
GM013EE S

Interests

Fitness training, table tennis, swimming, gaming, piano, movies - EM

Letter to my Host Family

My name is Benjamin. I am 16 years old from a big city in Germany. I like to travel and enjoy meeting to people. I am eager to meet your family. I have lots of hobbies including playing the piano, going to fitness club, gaming online and offline. I am not so much into sports games but am willing to try anything. I love my cat and family very much. I love to eat pan cakes, pizza, French toast, and other good food. Can't wait to see you and your family in a few months.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Kyrgyzstan

Aigerim (16)

female, KYRGYZSTAN

Languages: Kyrgyz, English, Russian, Korean, Uzbek
Siblings: None
Mother: Unknown
Father: Private Entrepeneur
Religion: Muslim - Inactive
CI046EE Y

Interests

Dancing club, volunteer club, English club, Korean extra lessons, tolerance club - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Hi! I am writing this letter from my heart! My name is Aigerim from Kyrgyzstan. I live with my mom and aunt. I am very hospitable and enjoy spending time with others. I am a member of the “volunteer club” I help with orphan children and enjoy helping organizing social events. I love being outside and enjoy taking pictures. In my future, I would like to become a diplomat or interpreter. I am doing everything for my dreams and one of my dreams is to come to America. I can’t wait to meet you!

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