a typical host family like?
Our host families come in all shapes and
- Families with children, from
babies to teenagers
- Retired or semi-retired couples
whose children have left home
- Young professionals without
- 100% Anglophone or Anglo-French
- Teachers and non-teachers
Friendly and welcoming, you have a spare
room and are happy to share your language and culture with a student. You are
active and would enjoy taking your guests to visit the local area. English is
the only or main language you speak at home.
the role of a host family ?
- To offer a supportive and
friendly environment for learning English
- To encourage the student to
speak English and participate fully in family life
- To ensure the student’s welfare
and safety during their stay
do you need to become a host family?
You will need to provide information about
your family, photos, an up-to-date criminal record check and a copy of your
my English Family will visit your house and
provide Homestay Welcome Training.
If you are offering English lessons, you
will need to provide proof of a teaching qualification or experience.
also undertake my English Family’s Homestay Teaching Training.
There is no minimum commitment – you can
host whenever it suits you.
Do families get paid for