Culture Home Stay

Our Culture Homestay program is a great opportunity for those studying or interning in China:

Cultural homestay is an exchange program for those who are studying or going to study at a Chinese university. It offers a way to save accommodation and living expenses, the perfect money saving solution and culture immersion. What you have to do is just 15 hours per week of language tutoring (mainly English) to family members.

Requirements – You should:

  • Be aged 18 or older
  • Have a good command of English
  • A high school graduate or higher
  • Able to obtain a doctor’s certificate of good health
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Open to learning a new culture and language

Flexible Program Duration

It’s Up to You!

Your homestay can last from 3 to 12 months, and can be arranged according to your needs and plans. Use this opportunity during your class times, for a break from the dorms during your vacations, or for your entire stay – it’s up to you!

Your Benefits

  • Separate room
  • 1-3 meals
  • Pocket money 1,000RMB per month
  • Completion bonus
  • Welcome package ( City map; Traffic pass of initial 30RMB)
  • An amazing experience

Culture Homestay Program Application

Application Materials

  • The online application form
  • A video presentation of 2-3 minutes introducing yourself and where you’re from, so we can find a family that best fits your personality
  • Medical form
  • Police clearance (of clear criminal record)

Application Process

  • Complete and submit your application form
  • Finding host family and getting you in contact with the prospective host family until the placement is confirmed
  • We send the pre-departure orientation (with all the info you’ll require)
  • We’ll pick you up at the airport or in university and transport you to the host family

Are you ready for your homestay experience?

Complete the following application form and take the first step of an experience you will never forget!

Apply or Inquire Now

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