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Aganiyaz (18)

TAJIKISTAN

Languages: Turkmen, Tajik, English, Russian, Uzbek
Siblings: Younger sister, two younger brothers
Mother: Unknown
Father: Unknown
Religion: Muslim
CI004EE Y

Interests

Volleyball, billiards, working on our vegetable garden, learning a foreign language, politics - BO

Letter to my Host Family

I live in a village together with my parents, sister, two brothers, and my cows. When I’m not doing housework or taking care of my cows, you will find me with my friends playing volleyball and billiards. In school, my favorite subjects are computer science, politics, and foreign language to help prepare me for my future as a diplomat. My dream is to come to America attending high school experiencing daily life, improving my English and learning about your culture and people. I look forward to becoming part of your family making my wish come true.

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Thalatchanan (16)

THAILAND

Languages: Thai, Chinese, English
Siblings: None
Mother: Government Officer
Father: Government Officer
Religion: Buddism
TH009EE Y

Interests

Volleyball, badminton, learning other languages, playing with my cat, watching movies - WO

Letter to my Host Family

I’m going to introduce myself, my name is Aun. I live with my family. In our house, we have 4 family members; my mother, my grandmother, my cat and me. I am easygoing and amusing. I am also like playing with cats and dogs. I love pets and I am interested in exotic pets. I like playing with makeup and wearing cute clothes and pastel colors. My favorite sport is volleyball. I have played it for 3 years but just play it because it is fun and exciting. My favorite activities are learning more languages. I am interested in Korean, Japanese and French. The reason that I want to learn languages is I like them and I think I can do them well. I want to communicate with new friends and foreigners. When I graduate from high school, I will study Arts or Faculty of Archeology because I like creativity and history. The career that I would like to do in the future is Archeologist or Linguist. I am appreciated and thankful for the kindness of the host family. I hope we will spend a great year with each other and I am really looking forward to talking to you soon.

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Kilian (16)

GERMANY

Languages: German, English, French
Siblings: Sister in middle school
Mother: Social Worker
Father: Social Worker
Religion: Catholic
GE004EE Y

Interests

Soccer club, sports, politics, economy, law, reading newspaper, cars, and technical gadgets, I am involved in the youth city parliament - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Kilian loves law, economy, and politics. He is the leader of his school's Students With Responsibility organization and a member of the youth city parliament. He has even had the opportunity to do a presentation to the European Parliament in Brussels! Kilian is the perfect addition to an American debate team and hopes he will be able to participate during his exchange year. He is looking forward to the endless possibilities for making connections and learning from experience in his host family, in his school, and in his community.

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Tom (15)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: None
Mother: Managerial Staff
Father: Official Servant
Religion: Catholic
FR009EE Y

Interests

Rugby club, skiing club, I play outdoor with my dog, watching movies, I love cooking - TW

Letter to my Host Family

Tom is an only child and very close to his parents. He has a puppy named “One” and likes caring and playing with him. At home, he has responsibilities for household chores and he admits it’s not his favorite activity. He loves cooking and is a foodie! He loves all sorts of foods. He and his friends love to play games, taking trips and doing sports activities together. He has tried many sports; Tennis, Judo, gymnastics, surfing, skiing, and rugby. He has played Rugby since he was 5 years old and each winter he likes going skiing. He lives near the ocean and likes to do paddle and a little surfing. He likes to travel with his family and discovering new areas and trying different foods. In school, he prefers scientific subjects, mostly mathematics. He is excited to live in to improve his English. He has dreams to become a pilot in the Air Force and is lucky to have done an internship at the airforce base.

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Yvan (16)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Brother in middle school, older brother and older sister
Mother: Lawyer
Father: Director
Religion: Catholic
FR006EE Y

Interests

Tennis club, skateboard, skiing, reading, design, movies, history - WO

Letter to my Host Family

I am a happy fun loving guy who likes to smile all day! I have an older sister and two brothers. My family is very close. My dad is a humorous man who makes me laugh and my mom is a dynamic woman who is always there when I need her. We are a very sporty family. I love to play tennis and soccer. I like to ski and kite surfing. I pretty much love water sports and being outside. In school, I enjoy math and sciences, geography, economy, and history. I would like someday to work in economy. When I come to your home i promise I will bring in joy, laughter, and happiness and you can be sure to have a good positive relationship with me!

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Yitian (17)

CHINA

Languages: Chinese, English
Siblings: None
Mother: College Teacher
Father: Policeman
Religion: Not Involved
PC001EE Y

Interests

Dance club, singing, swimming, guitary, bamboo flute, piano, ukulele, reading, drawing - CK

Letter to my Host Family

Jennifer is a very well rounded young lady. She comes from a town where everyone is warm, loving and welcoming. Dance is a big part of her life. She also loves to swim. Jennifer has many incredible musical talents. Her latest is the ukelele, which she plans to bring this with her so she may play for her new host family. Another ability Jenifer has is Chinese cooking. Her mother has taught her to cook many different dishes and styles. She said, "I have the secret to tasty Chinese cuisine." She cannot wait to prepare a few meals for you. Jennifer said she does not mind helping around the home. She is looking forward to meeting new people exploring new places and getting to know her new American family.

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Merle (15)

GERMANY

Languages: German, Spanish
Siblings: Sister in high school, brother in elementary school
Mother: Nurse
Father: Doctor
Religion: Not Involved
GM005EE S

Interests

Athletic club, horse riding, piano, keyboard - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Merle from Germany! She loves playing the piano and she enjoys playing sports. Merle really wanted to come to the US and started working a part-time job to help raise the money to come. Merle wants to learn and grow while she is here. She has a very good relationship with his family but realizes that to experience things that you must come out of your comfort zone. Her desire is to improve her English and to learn about herself during the year. She wants to meet new people and to see new things.

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Finnja (15)

GERMANY

Languages: German, English, Latin
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Physical Therapist
Father: Navy Commander
Religion: Not Involved
GE001EE S

Interests

School mediator club, school magazine club, music, moves, watching anime, shopping, dancing, acting - WO

Letter to my Host Family

I am very grateful and excited about having a chance to live in the USA for half of a year! I can hardly wait to make new friends and experience everyday life in an American family! In my home country, after school, I attend an activity that teaches you how to become a mediator. This is means when there is a problem between students, i can help them solve their problems so they can get along again. When I graduate high school, I want to go to college to become an elementary teacher. I love children and right now I have been babysitting two little boys for the last 3 years. I find traveling very fascinating and learning about many cultures. Thank you for considering being my host family.

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Mathis Alexy (18)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: None
Mother: Early Childhood Educator
Father:
Religion: Not Involved
FR008EE Y

Interests

Volleyball, GYM, music, movies, cooking and baking with my mom - AS

Letter to my Host Family

Mathis loves movies, especially Harry Potter, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Hunger Games. He spends most of his time with his mom and they get along just great. (She stays so active that sometimes it is even hard to keep up with her!) They love to tease each other and have some fun. Nicola loves his free time to listen to R&B music, play video games, read comic books, watch Netflix, and go to the gym with his good friend. He would love to continue the study of English (his favorite subject in school) and one day be an interpreter. Nicola is looking forward to a great exchange year!

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Xincan (17)

CHINA

Languages: Chinese, English
Siblings: Older Sister
Mother: Hospital Staff
Father: Doctor
Religion: Not Involved
PC002EE Y

Interests

Badminton, jogging, jazz dance, playing piano, Psychological club, English club, cultural club, dancing - EM

Letter to my Host Family

Cheerful, friendly, happy, helpful, are just a few wonderful attributes that describe Nancy from China! Nancy has a wonderful relationship with her family and loves to help her family by doing chores such as sweeping the floor and keep the house tidy. Nancy would love to share some Chinese cooking with your family. Nancy likes hip hop music and enjoys her friends at school. Nancy will do her best to help facilitate further exchanges and excited to start her exchange year with your family!

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