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Looking for a host family

I'm planning to come to Strafor with my son (11 years) for a week. We would like to stay with a host family - the best would be a family with children his age or older people who take time to talk. As for my son (whose English knowledge is at a very beginning) would be the best way to get interested more in the language by listening to other children/people talking.

Normal language courses for children are just to expensive and mostly from the age of 16 or more, that is why I would like to come with him, take him round interesting places etc. It would be perfect then to return each evening to a host family where we could eat support together and talk. Has anybody got an idea how can I find people who would be intersted in putting us up?

I would really appriciate any suggstions. Many thanks

Best regards

Bea

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1. Re: Looking for a host family

your best bet is probably to contact the local tourist information bureau and ask about bed and breakfast places where the owners have children. If you come in term time the children would be in school but in the evening you could seek out the local park.

Be prepared for people to regard you with a degree of suspicion if you try to talk to children - talk to those whose parents are present and to the parent first.

Visits by children to host families are normally arranged through schools and are for older children.

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2. Re: Looking for a host family

Many thanks for your advice and recommendation.

Best,

Bea

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