Reflections from a QSoE Homestay host
By Belinda, QSoE homestay host
Homestay Host….a title I never contemplated until 2007 when I applied to Queen’s School of English to become one. Who knew it would turn out to be one of the very best decisions of my life!! The hundreds of students I have met since then have enriched my life in numerous ways.
Much to my delight, my home has become a safe haven for the students who are placed with me, as well as many of their friends and classmates. My “open door” policy has become well known at QSoE and we seem to always have extras; some are lonely, some are homesick, some have problems, some need help with their homework and some just want to hang out; but all receive a warm welcome. Continue reading...