Benefits of hosting TAO's students.
Cross Cultural Exchange
By hosting an international students, you can share your language and culture with someone from another part of the world who can introduce you to his or her culture and language. It is likely that through the cultural exchange between the host family and the students, both will benefit by understanding the significance of upholding human values. Hosting an international student is a unique experience by which your entire family will be exposed to a new culture.
There are instances where these types of host-guest relationships turn into lifelong friendships making this cross-cultural exchange a wonderful and exceptional experience. Your family will have the opportunity to grow close to the foreign student and develop a bond that may last for a lifetime. These relationships may bring in a lot of mutual travel benefits for the host and the student. You may have someone to help you in that country if you happen to visit your student’s home country.
Learn a New Language
You get a chance to learn a new language without much effort. When you learn a language a particular language from the native of that country; you won’t face many problems with the accent. When you learn a language by immersion, by using it in real life conversations with familiar one, the likelihood of learning the language in increased.
Opportunity of Life a Time
When you host an international student, you may be giving the person an opportunity of a lifetime–to live with your family, thereby experience the language, customs and culture of your country and also to share their country’s culture, customs, language and traditions with your family. Your family may also get an opportunity to receive a fascinating cultural education about everyday life in your student’s home country which may come in handy if you happen to visit or stay in that country in the future.
Re-Examining Your Own Life
Hosting international students gives you an opportunity to evaluate your lifestyle and habits from another angle which may help to bring positive changes to your own life.
Opportunities For Your Children To Study Abroad
Hosting international students gives you opportunities to open up doors for your own children to study abroad. Since your children are already exposed to different cultures, they may find it easy to adjust to the culture of another country.
Practice Hospitality and Generosity
You get a chance to exhibit your hospitality skills to foreigners, thereby building up the image of your country to someone from another land. It also helps your kids to learn to share when there’s an extra person in the house.
Helps To Change Your Perspective Of The World
By hosting international students you will be able to evaluate your views on the world and may even change your misconceptions. This may also help you to get an idea of how others perceive your culture.