What is a Homestay?
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A Homestay is popular, quality, and affordable student housing options among International students looking for a short or long term stay with a family near their school. Visit us today to learn more. ...

A Homestay is popular, quality, and affordable student housing options among International students looking for a short or long term stay with a family near their school. Visit us today to learn more.

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  • 1. What is a Homestay? Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 2. Definition A Homestay is popular, quality, and affordable student housing options among International students looking for a short or long term stay with a family near their school. A homestay is a healthy environment where students practice speaking a new language and learn to merge successfully into the local culture. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 3. Purpose The purpose of a homestay is to provide students with a unique, first-hand experience as a part of a new culture, learning and practicing a new language. Students can also share of their own culture with their family as well and build new friendships. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 4. Needs that it meets Needs that it meets: The need to feel welcomed part of a culture or community is essential to integrating oneself to the new surroundings. Students find this at their homestay. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 5. Is Homestay Right for You? > The Homestay experience is one of the best the United States has to offer International Students who want to better their lives by furthering their education. > Homestays are ideal for students who are looking for temporary or long-term housing with an American family. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 6. Universal Student Housing Homestays allow you to... Save Money! USH Homestays are one of the most affordable types of housing available. Learn English! Take advantage of the opportunity to experience American culture and learn English directly from an English-speaking family. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 7. Have Privacy! You will have your own room furnished with a comfortable bed, desk for your computer and studies, and closet space to store all your belongings. Be Comfortable! Our friendly hosts provide a comfortable and caring atmosphere during your stay. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 8. Type of USH Host Families, Meal Plans and Transportation > The Homestay experience is one of the best the United States has to offer International Students who want to better their lives by furthering their education. > Homestays are ideal for students who are looking for temporary or long-term housing with an American family. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 9. FAMILY TYPES Homestays may include a single host, couple, large or small families. All families offer a unique experience and will share the American lifestyle with you. HOME TYPES The type of home varies from host to host. While some hosts live in houses, others live in apartments or condominiums. Students will usually share the bathroom with the host family. Private bathrooms can be requested. (based on availability and not guaranteed) MEAL PLANS USH offers three simple types of homestay meal plans so that students will have more options to fit their individual needs. Snacks and lunch are not included. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 10. Room with Meals - FULL BOARD > With this option, your host will provide you with breakfast items that you can “grab-and-go” or prepare yourself. > Lunch is not provided. > For dinner you will be served a delicious portion of whatever the host prepares. Room and Breakfast - BED AND BREAKFAST > This options is for students who can prepare their own lunch and dinner, or plan to eat outside of the home. > A continental breakfast in the morning will be provided each day. Room Only - JUST THE ROOM > This option is for students who choose to take care of all their own meals. > We recommend this option for students who have diet restrictions (ex: vegetarian, religious, etc.). > Your host will have cabinet and refrigerator space available for you to store your foods. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 11. Transportation - JUST THE CAR > USH Host families are located in the surrounding areas to your campus making transportation convenient. > USH will give you the bus route from home to school in your Welcome Packet. You may ask your host to show you the bus stop and to review the information as well. Use USH to find the Homestay you need www.usaish.com
  • 12. Universal Student Housing 1 (310) 824-4908 contact@usaish.com www.usaish.com