This is a high-energy and really fun thing.Find out first-hand how a Chinese family lives day-to-day,sometimes there are opportunities to take part in family activities and to meet extended family.Plus,they can show you landmarks and the hidden gems of China.
Take part in our feature homestay-language partner program, you can have:
1:Chinese training:It is really a ideal environment for you to study Chinese while you live with native Chinese speakers as well as the online Chinese courses.
2:community:Teach English in community 15 hours a week, get allowance as pocket money in Beijing
3:Travel: Find the hidden precious culture treasure on your own or with Chinese friends in this charming country
4:Homestay：Every host will provide you a private room, breakfast and dinner every day.
At B.E.I.Twe offer three different options for Homestay applicants:
Option 1: Conversation Partner Tutor Host family Protected content )
A good program for travelers looking for inexpensive housing and a deeply cultural experience. Participants act as conversational English tutors for their host families Protected content a week. In return participants are provided with a private room and breakfast & dinner every day. Teaching 10 hours/week is available all around year; teaching 20 hours/week is only available during summer. Summer conversation partner will be given a Protected content allowance per month when hand in the tutor card with host parent's signature in full.!
Summer Conversation Partner is open from June 15 to September 15 every year. Tutor can stay in one city for at least 2 weeks, then travel to a different city.
Available cities: Beijing, Jinan(Shandong capital city),Changsha(Hunan capital city), Chengdu(Sichuan capital city)
Option 2: Conversation Friend
Tutor a host family for 5 hours per week. This option is ideal for busy participants who want to enjoy a homestay, but don't have much spare time for tutoring. This option is ideal for working professionals, interns, and students! The only requirement for this program a high proficiency in English (Phone Interview Required).
Option 3: Homestay Only
Too busy to tutor? No problem! We can set up a living arrangement with a local family that simply provides the participant with a place to live. No tutoring is required and participants receive a private room. Meals can be provided for an additional fee.
When you sign up for Homestay with B.E.I.T you will also receive the following services:
Chinese Visa Assistance
Airport Pick-Up Service (optional)
24/7 Emergency Assistance from B.E.I.T.
Residence Registration assistance at local police station upon arrival.
Access to cultural and social events with our other homestay participants!
For Prices and more information about our Homestay Program please visit our website at Protected content .
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