Live in an American family! The Nacel homestay program offers teenagers opportunities to experience the everyday life of an American host family in the USA. This immersion in the USA program proudly represents the foundation of all Nacel language programs, offering the chance for a young person from abroad to improve his/her level of English during an American homestay. Language improvement comes from the constant immersion in an American family. The friendship which results from living as a member of an American family encourages continued international communication and understanding.
HOME SCHOOLING OPTION
Nacel's Home Schooling option is an exciting program for summer students and their American host families. It offers a chance for students to learn the language with a member of their host family on a structured one-on-one basis. It also provides a context for communication, language activities, and cultural sharing which will foster continued understanding and closeness.
A member of the family will tutor the student for a total of 15 hours during the first two weeks of the stay. The tutoring is geared towards improvement of the conversational language, with an emphasis on the local lifestyle and culture. Writing, reading and listening activities should be included to round out the student's learning. The home tutor should be a member of the family who is either a teacher or has a degree in higher education and has had experience in home schooling. Tutoring time is "set apart" from daily activities and focused on the student's advancement in the language. Nacel provides each home tutor with materials, including a workbook and general guidelines of the program and examples of how to help format tutoring lessons.
This program is mainly intended for students who have the very basic skills of the studied language.
American Home Schooling in the USA: 1 to 2 years English studies.
Homestay, full board in an American Host Family.
Please note that participants cannot choose a specific area in the USA. Nacel International reserves the possibility to place the student anywhere in the hosting country, usually Central USA.
Programs are offered in July only, for 3 weeks.
Please confirm our preferred start and end date on your application form.
Homestay placement on a full board basis
Language courses for Home Schooling programs
Airport pick-up and transfer to the host family
Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program
Price does not include
International Travel insurance
Visa, passport and medical exam fees
Extra activities organized by the family or others
Extra language courses
Personal expenses and pocket money
Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance
Application fees (65 Euros)
This program is only for students aged 14 to 16 years old (recommended).
"Everything was perfect: host family, teaching, accommodation.
I would especially like to recommend my host family who was exceptional, open minded and warm. A lot of visitors, relatives and friends, used to come home so that it was very interesting to listen to them and to exchange our views.
My tutor is a very experimented teacher so it was easy for her to adjust to my specific level of English. For example, she used to train me to debate various problems (society, economy, politic) which I would need for my studies (European law).
The family did everything for me and I found normal to help in little housework’s (dressing the table, taking out the dog…) as if I was at home. "