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Erzhan (17)

KYRGYZSTAN

Languages: English, Kyrgyz, Russian, Kazakh
Siblings: Two sisters
Mother: Pharmacist
Father: Transport Instructor
Religion: Muslim
CI063EE Y

Interests

Soccer, swimming, wrestling, volunteering, walking, movies, computer games - WO

Letter to my Host Family

I am a 17 year old boy from Kyrgyzstan. I live with my mom, dad, and sisters in ta city that is very ancient and so we draw a lot of tourists. My dad is a transport inspector and is very educated and funny. He has taught me many things especially and has always says that work ennobles a person so we work together a lot. We work in the lawn, plant trees and flowers or fix something. Last summer we even put in a lawn watering system. My mother is a pharmacist and she is a wonderful cook. My oldest sister is a dentist and my younger sister is a pharmacist. Someday I would like to become an engineer. But for right now I me the president of my class and work hard on my studies. I enjoy math, geography and history. But most of all I love to travel and experience new cultures, meet new people and see new places.

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Vincent (16)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Technician
Father: Engineer
Religion: Catholic
FR006EE Y

Interests

Running cub, swimming club, music, lifting wight, I used to play judo, basketball and rugby - WO

Letter to my Host Family

I am a sixteen year old boy who lives in France. We just moved here in 2016 because my dad got a new job. I have an older brother who studies physics. I also enjoy math, physics and chemistry. I also enjoy history and languages. Someday I might go to engineering school. I am a very active person who loves most sports and loves to try them out. So far I have learned how to snow ski since I could walk and if I become an engineer, I would love to design ski lifts. I started out taking gymnastics and then took Judo for 7 years. I have also learned Rugby and took swimming. Right now I like to run and lift weights and can do that with my dad and my friends. Sometimes when I am with my grandfather, we play golf together. So you see, I love sports and love to stay active. I am looking forward to my year in America where I will learn so many new things.

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Rocio (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Accounting Administrative
Father: Hostelry
Religion: Catholic
SP026EE Y

Interests

Dancing, tennis, running, horse-riding, music, traveling - TW

Letter to my Host Family

My name is Rocío and I am sixteen-years-old. I live northeast of Spain. I live with my parents and older sister. My relationship with them is pretty good. My parents have brought me up based on respect and effort. I have a very close relationship with my sister. As a family we spend a lot of time travelling, discovering new places and watching TV series together. My friends and I spend time together doing outdoor activities, going for a walk, going shopping, doing sport, cooking… I am an adventurous and sportive girl. In my free time, I like reading books, spending time with my cousins, playing my guitar and doing sport too. I participate in a dance academy, I play tennis and I like horse riding. The person who I admire the most, is my sister, she is an incredible person who has values that I really appreciate all she has taught me. Thank you for opening your home, welcome me like I am part of the family. See you soon, Rocío

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Santiago (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Galician
Siblings: Brother in middle school
Mother: Lawyer
Father: Lawyer
Religion: Catholic
ES010EE Y

Interests

Basketball club, I have been playing basketball when I was 8 years old, music, ping pong, soccer - CK

Letter to my Host Family

Why do I want to study and live as an American Teenage? I always thought it is important to learn about the world and how different parts of the world work. In the future I want to be involved with politics or law, so what better place to learn then America. I also want to teach you about my culture. I know America is not like what they show on TV. I live with my parents and little brother. My brother and I spend much time together and get along very well. During the week we spend time watching films and going for walks on the weekend I spend time with my grandmother and friends. I really enjoy all kinds of sports and have played a few. I love basketball. I train three times a week and have been playing on a team since I was eight years old. I am looking forward to playing sports at my new American school. I know this year will be exciting and new for all of us. I cant wait to meet my new family.

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Giulia (18)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, German
Siblings: Brother in high school
Mother: Housewife
Father: Business Owner
Religion: Catholic
IM017EE Y

Interests

Drawing, dancing, volleyball, shopping, fashion, I attend a fashion school, my favorite subject is art, after school I attend a wedding planner course - CK

Letter to my Host Family

My name is Giulia. I am 17 and I am beyond thankful to become part of your family. I love fashion and drawing. I attend a school for fashion. I hope to become a fashion stylist one day. I am not a very sporty person, but I do like to dance. I do keep fit by walking. Dinner is a very important time in our home. Both of my parents work so this is when we all come together and talk about what is going on in our life. I can cook and would love to make you pasta and tiramisu. I hope you would like that. I do not have any pets. It would be nice to have one. I like animals. I can not wait to experience living in America with your family. I just know I will have many wonderful experiences.

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Yaiza (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: Twin siblings in middle school
Mother: Teacher
Father: Photographer
Religion: Not Involved
SP024EE Y

Interests

Swimming club, reading, music, I love languages, I love children and animals, Star wars, drawing - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Thank you so much for looking and reading about me! My name is Yaiza and I am 15-year-old girl from the center of Spain. I come from a large family and have lots of cousins, aunts, and uncles. We get together weekly spending time together and of course, eating. Here is a little bit about me. I really like music, in fact, all kinds of music, but I prefer rock style some of my favorite groups are the Beatles, Queen, Ramones, and the Clash. Some of my hobbies including swimming, riding horses, and I recently I have been learning to ski. My idea of a perfect day would be learning new things, meeting new people and listening to music. I know this next year will be an adventure of a lifetime and can't wait to spend it with a family like yours. So go ahead and pick me!

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Almira (16)

KAZAKHSTAN

Languages: Kazakh, Russian, English
Siblings: None
Mother: Temporary Unemployed
Father: Deputy Director
Religion: Muslim - Inactive
CI036EE Y

Interests

Swimming, dancing, reading, music, English language - AS

Letter to my Host Family

"Salem" from Kazakhstan! Almira loves her city by the riverside in Kazakhstan. She enjoys going with her family to walk among the trees and the water and watch all of the activity. In Kazakhstan, her family members are her teachers and her grandfather is the oldest and wisest of them all. One thing she loves and appreciates about each person in her family is their sense of humor. They all love to have fun and spend time together. In her free time, Almira loves to read fantasy books and stories of real people who have been successful. She also likes to listen to all kinds of music and dance. Almira has a fascination with languages and cultures. She has dreams to study and learn about all parts of the world. Almira knows that she is about to meet an amazing host family and friends. She is so grateful for this opportunity!

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Inigo (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: I have an older sister and a younger brother.
Mother: Housewife
Father: Civic Servant
Religion: Catholic
SP028SE Y

Interests

I enjoy playing chess, doing sport, listening to music, watching films and series, reading and playing board games. I support the Real Madrid football club and I like animals. - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Hi, my name is Inigo. I am someone very close to my family. I really enjoy watching movies and going hiking with them. I always smile and I am a positive person. I like watching adventure and action films with my friends. Sport is a very important part of my life. I am playing football with the team of my city, and I also enjoy going swimming twice a week. I am also a member of a chess club and most Saturdays, I have a chess competition. I like reading fantasy and romantic books. I also enjoy listening pop music and my favorite singer is Ed Sheeran. I love animals, especially dogs, and I have two turtles named Julian and Alexia. I really want to learn your culture and traditions.

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Luminita (16)

MOLDOVA

Languages: Romanian, Russian, English, German
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Language Teacher
Father: Policeman
Religion: Orthodox Christian
CI017EE Y

Interests

Art, running, canto, dancing, biking, woven vegetable fibers, embroider - SN

Letter to my Host Family

Greetings from Moldova! My name is Luminita and live in a large city! I am so excited to be chosen to represent my country! I am eager to learn new and exciting things. Let me tell you a bit about myself. I have 6 aunts and 6 uncles! I do come from a large family and can't wait to be a part of yours! I love to draw! In fact, I have won a competition 2 years in a row for my drawings! I also enjoy hanging out with my friends. We like to play volleyball together and other things such as walking together and of course going shopping! I do have friends in Greece, Ukraine, Italy, and Spain! I can't wait to have some American friends and family!

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Alba (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German, French
Siblings: None
Mother: Notary Employee
Father: Official Maintenance in great surfaces
Religion: Catholic
SP012EE Y

Interests

Dancing, aquatic sports like bodybuilding, traveling, running, recorder, mediation club at school. - CS

Letter to my Host Family

15 year old Alba as an only child, feels that her parents are her greatest supporters, as is "my other mother", her grandmother who she visits frequently and helps in the garden. One of best photos show Alba and her grandmother smiling and hugging. Alba loves dogs, the beach, taking dancing lessons and performing, running and taking extra English lessons 5 days a week. She loves to travel in Europe with family and her friends from school. She's a straight A student and has very good English listening and reading skills. She's a volunteer mediator and donates food to the hungry and homeless. "I will share this new adventure with my host family, accept rules that you consider and contribute all I can.(she shares in household duties at home). I'm so excited about bring a piece of Spain to your home. " Won't you open your heart and home to her.

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