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Malva (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: Younger sister
Mother: Psychology
Father: Butcher
SP009EE Y

Interests

Reading books, movies, dancing, piano - JG

Letter to my Host Family

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Hanna (17)

GERMANY

Languages: German, Latin, English
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Programmer
Father: Wholesale Businessman
GE002EE Y

Interests

Dancing club, I have been dancing for nine years, acting, reading, piano, guitar, art. I love horses and being around them! TS

Letter to my Host Family

Hanna is 16 & lives in the North West part of Germany. She has a very good relationship with her family. They like to travel, go to the cinema or just watch movies at home, play board games. Hanna loves spending time with animals especially her dog. She is a vegetarian but will eat fish. Interests are: dancing (9 years), plays the piano (10 years) and is learning the guitar right now. She would like to be in the drama club at school. She likes horse riding, reading, drawing, cooking and baking and traveling. She is excited to try new things as well. She hopes to make the cheerleading team and or track and field. Her favorite subjects are English, history, music and history of music and art. She describes herself as really happy and interested person, likes making jokes and energetic. “I want to meet new people and not just here in my home country where nearly everyone has the same culture, I want to meet new people that can teach me how they live and show me their culture, even if their way of living is completely different than mine”. Find out more about Hanna by reading her host family letter.

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Naiel (16)

FRANCE

Languages: French, English, German, Greek
Siblings: Three older siblings
Mother: Registered Nurse
Father: Shoemaker
FR005EE Y

Interests

Audiovisual club, I sit on the board of directors of my school, telecasts and books, watching soccer, movies, I like to cook, canoeing, skiing, caving

Letter to my Host Family

Love extreme sports?! Then please let me introduce you to Naiel, who goes by Nany. Canyoning, canoeing, skiing, and caving are some of his favorite activities. In fact, he loves all sports. When he isn’t spending his time being active, his other love is video editing. He is a member of the audiovisual club and enjoys making videos to publish on YouTube. Nany lives with his mother and is very helpful around the house. He takes pride in his household responsibilities and describes himself as clean and organized. He likes animals but has never had a pet of his own, though he is willing to learn how to care for one. Another passion is learning everything there is to know about the American culture. He is excited to eat American food and likes to cook with his mom, so can teach you about French food too! He hopes to join your family in the fall!

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Carlota (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Galician, Italian
Siblings: None
Mother: Architect
Father: Industrial Engineer
SP010EE Y

Interests

Art club, reading, writing, painting, movies, piano, singing - KV

Letter to my Host Family

15-year-old Carlota lives in the northwest coast of Spain with her mom, stepfather, and her pets: a dog named Bufi and a cat named Luna. This active girl is interested in many extracurriculars, including plastic art workshop, press club, French, and Italian. She enjoys painting, drawing, and writing, and admits she’s a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to her art. In the future, she would like to be a writer and war reporter who covers international and social conflicts. In her opinion, access to information and free speech are fundamental rights everyone should be allowed to exert. She’s excited for picnics in the park, playing games, and watching movie marathons with her host family. She’s also ready to introduce you to Spanish music and films, and of course, typical Spanish food! Is this open-minded girl the right fit for your family? Apply to host her today!

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Maria (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English
Siblings: Younger sister
Mother: Accountant
Father: Tax Consultant
ES016EE Y

Interests

Scouts club, tennis, walking, I love animals specially dogs, I like to pain, make necklaces - DG

Letter to my Host Family

I live in the south of France with my family. I am an organized, hard working girl. I am always laughing but sometime I have to be serious. I am also very affectionate. I love spending time with my family and friends, especially with my sister. She is the best thing I have. Whenever I need anything or something happens to me, I go to her. I love her very much. I do not practice a specific sport but I have enjoyed trying many different sports. I do love to dance. I love to surf in the north of Spain. I love animals, especially dogs. I don’t have any but whenever I go to my friend’s house, I love spending time with their animals. I like to paint, make necklaces and love listening to music in both Spanish and English. In the future, I see myself as a teacher since I love children. If not that, maybe I will get my business degree. Going to the U.S. is my dream and I thank you so much for your hospitality and making me fulfill my dreams.

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Alvaro (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French
Siblings: Two younger brothers
Mother: Administrative
Father: Commercial Director
ES005EE Y

Interests

Basketball club, drawing, guitar, I love animals, cooking - DD

Letter to my Host Family

Hello from Spain! I am 16 years old and live in a medium-sized town. I live with my parents and my two younger brothers. Growing up, I heard about student exchange through my father who was an exchange student and had an amazing experience. I am inspired by him! My favorite subjects are industrial technology because we get to work with computers and workshops to build, design and study a lot of different things such as machines and electric circuits. My other favorite class is physical education because I love sports, especially basketball. In fact, I play on Madrid’s federation local team and have been playing for 8 years. I also enjoy other hobbies such as ; cooking, playing the guitar and drawing. I also love animals. At home we don’t have any pets apart from my fish, I have an aquarium in my room with several different species which I love to watch. I have also had a gecko as a pet before and I like dogs and cats. Another interesting hobby is that I enjoy cars and races and I would love to someday go to a car show someday. I often visit my grandparents in the South of Spain and go scuba diving while visiting them. In the past, I have participated in a school work program as a volunteer and while at home work on tidying up my room, the kitchen and bathroom. I look forward to meeting you and sharing this amazing experience together!

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Emanuele (17)

ITALY

Languages: Italian, English, German, Spanish
Siblings: None
Mother: Employee
Father: Employee
IM017EE S

Interests

Theatre club, swimming, moves, foreign langue - DG

Letter to my Host Family

My family and friends consider me very extrovert and open-minded boy because I really like talking with everyone even if I don’t know them. I’m really interested about learning new languages and new cultures and traditions. I have a lot of hobbies, starting form sports, to theatre and history. Let me explain you: I like swimming and some people told me that I should start competitive swimming, but due to costs too much elevated the swimming pool of my town has currently closed and the one where I would be able to do competitive swimming is too much far away. I also really like skiing, that’s one of my favorite sports. I am practicing to become better and better at it. I really like history; I find history an important thing humanity should remember and for this reason the Ancient Romans used to say “Historia magistra vitae” (history is teacher of life). A couple of friends of mine and I are doing a project with the school that is essentially a drama class; since the 11th grade teachers always told me I should take acting class, but that’s the 1st year I'm trying it and I'm really enjoying it. I really hope that you liked my letter and I hope we‘ll can see as soon as possible.

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Maria (16)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Valencian
Siblings: Younger sister
Mother: Hairstyler
Father: Engineer
SP016EE Y

Interests

Technological performance club, school band, tennis, gym, languages, piano - DG

Letter to my Host Family

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Maximilian (16)

GERMANY

Languages: German, Latin, Greek, English
Siblings: Younger sister
Mother: Teacher
Father: Automation Technologist
GE007EE Y

Interests

Student speaker club, Stock exchange working club, climate activism club, cooking, jogging

Letter to my Host Family

Maximilian is very involved in politics and speaks on issues of climatic and political activism as well as Corona politics. In fact, he is the student representative and speaker of his city and represents 11,000 students! Besides being the representative and spokesperson for his city, Maximilian also enjoys fictional stock market games and is a member of the school paramedics. For fun, he loves jogging and practicing taekwondo. He dreams of experiencing big American holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. He describes himself as independent, confident, and adaptable. He hopes to study in America for the school year so that he may create better connections between America and Germany. Maximilian is very excited to learn American customs and traditions and cannot wait to build new friendships!

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Noa (15)

SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German, Basque
Siblings: None
Mother: Advisory
Father: Firefighter
ES012EE Y

Interests

Basketball club, athletics club, swimming club, hiking, crafts, drawing, cooking- JH

Letter to my Host Family

Noa lives in northern Spain, where there are mountains and it is often cold, with her parents and dog. Noa is active and athletic. She admires her dad who is a firefighter and her mother practices triathlon, Noa will sometimes cycle and swim with her. In her free time, Noa likes to get together with friends, hike, craft and cook. The two sports that Noa likes the best are running and basketball. She is a part of a popular athletic club in Spain and has been able to make a lot of friends this way. Noa is not sure yet what she would like to do in a future career, but really likes the thought of continuing to practice high level sports. She has seen people all around her do an exchange year and she is really excited to now have this experience for herself. Noa cant wait to hear from you!

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