Sunday Students

Matching for the 2014 – 2015 school year is in full swing!  If you or someone you know would make a great host family for any of these kids, fill out the contact form below.

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Featured Students for January Arrival!!!

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international flags (Photo credit: Joelk75)

We have a few students still looking for host families for half year experiences from January to June. If you’ve considered hosting, but aren’t sure you can commit to a full year, why not take a January arrival?

These are the great kids we are featuring this week:

Samuel
Switzerland

STUDENT INFORMATION
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Father’s Occupation: Radiation Oncologist
Mother’s Occupation: housemaker, nurse
Marital Status: Married
Student Lives With: Both Parents
No. of Siblings: 3
Place of Birth: Switzerland
Community: City or Town
Religion: Christian
Religion Frequency: Occasionally
Attend Host Religion: Occasionally
Food Restrictions: None
Live With Diff Host Religion: Yes
English Level: 8
GPA: B
Program Start: January 2014
Program Length: Half Year

ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
• Boxing
• Cooking
• Listening to music
• Cinema / Movies
• Gym
• Soccer

INTERVIEWER COMMENTS
Samuel is a very active, honest and independent young man who comes from a big family. He loves the openness of Americans. He adores boxing and soccer and loves traveling, having spent a month at the EF language school in NY. He is goal-oriented, extroverted, flexible, and has a fun disposition, which makes him very approachable. He loves sitting around the dinner table with his family of six.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOURSELF
I am a 17 years old active, athletic, fun-loving boy. With me you can talk about quite everything, I like listening to people and learn new things from them. I really like the USA and its people, sports, food, shopping, music, honest people, new haircuts, go out with friends, the sound when typing on a laptop, family festivals-like on Christmas and strong wind.

Philipp
Germany

STUDENT INFORMATION
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Father’s Occupation: Consultant
Mother’s Occupation: Teacher
Marital Status: Divorced
Student Lives With: Both Parents
No. of Siblings: 1
Place of Birth: Germany
Community: small town or village
Religion: Catholic
Religion Frequency: Occasionally
Attend Host Religion: Yes
Food Restrictions: None
Live With Diff Host Religion: Yes
English Level: 8
GPA: C
Program Start: January 2014
Program Length: Half Year

ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
• Biking / Cycling
• Golf
• Listening to music
• Skiing
• Watching TV
• Computers
• Hiking
• Piano
• Tennis

INTERVIEWER COMMENTS
Philipp is a charming, polite and interested young boy. He is very athletic – his hobbies are swimming, playing golf and tennis. He is very open-minded and is looking forward to getting to know a new culture and improving his English.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOURSELF
I´m 16 years old and I´m currently visiting the 9th class. In my spare time I like to do various sportive activities. In the summertime I love to play golf and tennis. As I live very close to the lake, I also like to go swimming and meeting with my friends.  During the wintertime I like to go skiing with my friends and my family.

Tim
Germany

STUDENT INFORMATION
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Father’s Occupation: Craftsman
Mother’s Occupation: Secretary
Marital Status: Married
Student Lives With: Both Parents
No. of Siblings: 1
Place of Birth: Germany
Community: City or Town
Religion: New Apostolic (Christians)
Religion Frequency: Occasionally
Attend Host Religion: Occasionally
Food Restrictions: None
Live With Diff Host Religion: Yes
English Level: 7
GPA: A
Program Start: January 2014
Program Length: Half Year

ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
• Listening to music
• Swimming
• Reading
• Weight training

INTERVIEWER COMMENTS
Tim is an athletic boy, who likes to work out in the gym and take care of his health. He is generally interested in sports and would like to get to know news sports, like e.g. American football. Tim likes to spend time with his friends, going to the movies or swimming. He is also very interested in economic and history, those are his favorite subjects. Tim is a helpful boy,who takes over household chores. He is outgoing, talkative and thus will most probably easily find new friends and fit into a new family.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOURSELF
I’m open for new things and interested to learn new things. I am looking forward to going to school in the USA and become a member of a sports team. I would like to see some nature in the US, maybe something special near my host family.

If you’re interested in opening your home this holiday season, fill out the form to be contacted for more information:

Sunday Students!

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English: Flags of countries of the UEFA nations (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

These students may still be available to host.  If you’re interested in hosting or arrivaling for the upcoming school year, please use the contact form at the end of the post and an EF Foundation representative will be in touch within 24 hours.

Jannik, 16, Germany

Interests:  Movies, DJing, Snowboarding, Computers, Listening to music

It is important to me to live in a family and to do things together. I like to meet with friends an to consult family and friends when I need help. My friends say that I am funny although I am not extremely extroverted. I also need time-out for myself sometimes to relax or think about things. I like to sleep-in long at the week-ends.

 Jannik is a really great boy. He loves to do sports, especially snowboarding and surfing. He is open and easily integrates into new situations and environments. Jannik loves to pend time with his family and they do many things together. Jannik already spent one week in an English family and is eager to get to know the American culture.

Haider, 16, Denmark

Interests:  Basketball, computers, movies, reading, swimming, listening to music, soccer, watching TV
I am a very kind boy who likes to make fun and be social. I like to be active, and play all kind of sports.
Haider is really active and loves to play soccer – but he would love to try American Football while being in the US. He also loves to listen to music. He really likes animals. Haider is really family oriented and used to spending a lot of time with his family. He is very social and he often hangs out with friends. He always helps out at home and has got his own chores. He is very academic and always does his school work.

Shotaro, 16, Japan

Interests:  Movies, listening to music, skiing, watching TV, ice-skating, piano, soccer
I have a brother.We are a family, brother, good rival, and fellow confide anythings. I can get along with siblings so, I’m sure I can have a great relationship with your kids if you have. I want to make a good friendship with them during studying abroad, and I want to keep in touch even after the year. I think it would be very nice. So,I guess everything to see would be interesting.
Shota is a very ambitions student who likes sports. He has had an interest in studying abroad naturally, because there are many exchange students in his school. He is excited to go to US to study.  He will be a great student there!

Seungmin, 16, South Korea

Interests:  Boxing, computers, soccer, watching TV, movies, listening to music, volunteering
I am very positive and get adjust myself easily in new environment. You might think I am shy when we meet first time, but you will find out that I am very active and outgoing. I would like to play sports and hang out with friends. I look forward to meeting my host family and friends for my great year in US!

Seungmin is very cheerful and bright boy who loves to meet new people and get to know each other. He also loves to play sports with his friends and he does his best at what he does.I do believe that he is going to be a great exchange student who will be loved by his future host family.

If you are interested in hosting any of these students or any other student, please contact us today!