Going on exchange

 

Going an exchange with a young people another country than yours is ideal for progressing in a foreign language. Not only will these young people discover another culture, improve the practice of the language, but they will also be able to become friends.

 

This linguistic and cultural exchange is based on the reciprocal reception of children between two families from two different countries.

 

Your teenager will be in total immersion in the host country. They will share the daily life of the family. In return, you will welcome the child of your child's host family.

If your child is between the ages of 11 and 17 and wishes to do this language exchange, do not hesitate to contact us: contact@icomefrom.fr or fill out the pre-registration form directly.

Hosting a young person

Qualities of a host family:

Hosting a young foreign teenager at home is to participate in a cultural linguistic opening within your home. Experience a rewarding experience. Even if you do not speak the same language, you will be able to make yourself understood. The child is with you to learn. You are warm, enthusiastic to receive and integrate a young person in your home, so do not hesitate, trust I Come From!

Open-mindedness

Be ready to receive a young person who does not fully master your language, who does not have the same customs as you. Be patient with them.

 

Open your own home

It is the desire to enlarge your home, to share your daily life. Be prepared to integrate a young person as a full member. Be warm, curious with them.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1- If I live in the countryside, can I accommodate a young person who comes from the city?

Yes of course. The young person who goes to immerse themself in a family, is committed to becoming accustomed to the lifestyle of the home.

 

2-Do I have to speak or know their language?

No, it is not compulsory, the young child will have knowledge in your language, they will be able to communicate with you before their departure and once they are at home, you will help them (with your own words, gestures..etc to communicate.