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Homestay for Students

We offer many options to stay with families all over the Orange County area! Stay with an American Family as you work or study in Orange County California, and feel like home!

Our standard Home Stay Program includes 2 meals (Breakfast & Dinner) on weekdays and 3 meals on weekends and holidays.

Double placement will be shared room with another students but you will have your own bed.

Why Choose Homestay?

FOA Homestay program offers the students to live with an American family as part of the family While studying or working. This allows the student to be immersed of learning a new culture, practicing English, and expanding their world. In a homestay program, the student will typically have their own room, and join the family for meals and take part in their normal daily routine.

 

Host families can be families that have  children themselves or they can be single. . Host families often choose to offer homestays because it’s a great way for them to meet with international students and be exposed to different cultures.

  • Live in the safest city in the country! 

  • Irvine is ranked again for being the safest city in the U.S. FOA host families live in the Orange County area follow the same direction when it comes to safety. 

  • The city of Irvine is our main city where our Study Center is located along with most Host families we work with. 

  • Homestay families provide the comfort and safety of a family while providing room and board for the student.  All families will incorporate them within their family life, and take them to family or friend gatherings

  • Students will have the chance to learn English through genuine interactions and conversations by staying with families who live in the Orange County and Los Angeles Country area. 

  • Each family is visited and interviewed before approval.  

  • Host families provide two meals a day, a comfortable clean bed, transportation to our facility for ESL, warm family interaction, and much, much more.

International students will live with an American family during their adventure.

 

Each host family provides the student an immersive, diverse, and rich experience of living with an American family.  FOA students will share their own culture to the host family. Both student and family will have many opportunities to learn and express their stories and experiences about their respective families, friends, interests, and culture.

 

Many of our host families have continued long term relationships with our students over the years, and have even visited our FOA students in their home country. 

Students will have the chance to learn English through genuine interactions and conversations by staying with families who live in the Orange County and Los Angeles Country area. 

 

Each host family provides the comfort and safety of a family while providing room and board for the student.  All families will incorporate them within their family life, and take them to family or friend gatherings.

 

Students will have the chance to learn English through genuine interactions and conversations by staying with families who live in the Orange County and Los Angeles Country area. 

 

Each family is visited before approval.  Host families provide two or three meals a day, a comfortable clean bed, help with transportation,  family interaction, and  much more.

Where do are Host Families live?

In Beautiful Southern California
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Allan Rodriquez

Thank you FOA for inspiring me for opening my mind to the world ! Learning a new culture is new and different, and I feels so welcomed to be part of the family.