Lär känna våra elever

Har du, eller kanske någon du känner, hjärtat på rätt plats och vill välkomna en utbyteselev till ditt hem? Vi söker engagerade familjer till våra utbyteselever som kommer till Sverige från hela världen. Anmäl ditt intresse om att bli värdfamilj här. Självklart är anmälan inte bindande.

Till hösten kommer våra nya studenter till Sverige från till exempel USA, Tyskland och Italien. Självklart får du som värdfamilj välja vilken elev du vill bjuda hem till dig, så passa på att läsa mer och lär känna studenterna för att se om någon av dom passar i just din familj!

Anmäl dig gärna också till ett av våra informationsmöten där vi berättar mer om hur det är att vara värdfamilj. Du kan också läsa våra frågor och svar samt läs om hur våra tidigare värdfamiljer har upplevt sitt år med en utbytesstudent hemma.



Tyskland


Jana

Namn: Jana
Födelseår: 2006
Hemland: Tyskland
Språk: Tyska, Franska & Engelska
Period: Januari 2023-Juni 2023

Intressen:
Jana live with her parents and her older brother in Neuenhagen, a municipal near Berlin. Jana likes to listen to music, her favorites type of music include Rock, Jazz and Musical. Jana enjoy making her own music and she has been taking music lessons since she was 12 years old and she mostly play Jazz standards. Something Jana also like is playing different kinds of instruments. She plays guitar, piano, ukulele and saxophone. Saxophone is her favorite instrument. Besides music, Janas other hobby is drawing. She love drawing because it is so calming, and while she draw- her thoughts can wander around freely.

Varför vill Jana åka till Sverige?
"After some research and looking through the options, I kind of fell in love with the idea of visiting Sweden. I was always infatuated with the Scandinavian landscapes and the language has a really nice sound. I eagerly started learning the language in May 2022 and my progress is already visible. I think it is somewhat similar to my native language German. In general, I heard many great things about Sweden. My dream is to study in a different country, so this exchange is definitely an exceptional opportunity to gain some experience first."

Hälsningar från Jana:
"The reasons for my exchange are that I want to visit another country and see and learn many new things, maybe making new friends. Also, I want to spend time without my parents and become more independent. I don't know what the future has in store for me, but I am positive that this exchange will have a positive impact on me. Thank you for considering me as your host daughter! I am excited for the time we will spend together.


Schweiz

Maj

Namn: Maj
Födelseår: 2006
Hemland: Schweiz
Språk: Tyska, Svenska, Franska och Engelska
Period: Januari 2023 –Juni 2023

Intressen:
Maj lives with her parents, her older brother, and her younger sister in Zurich. Her father is from Switzerland and her mother is from Sweden. Maj's favorite things to do are drawing and painting but she has tried many different hobbies before, like horse-riding, hip-hop dancing, playing instruments and playing volleyball. Maj and her family likes to be in the mountains and go skiing or snowboarding. Maj is happy to help with things needed around the house at home. From time to time she also likes to be in the kitchen and to do some bakery. On her free time, Maj also likes to spend time with friends, play with all kinds of animals, going on walks, swimming, sailing and driving their motorboat.

Varför vill Maj åka till Sverige?
"Some people ask me why I want to make an exchange in Sweden, since I am Swedish and I already know how to speak Swedish a little. But it’s not the same going to Sweden for vacation and to live there, to go to school and get to know people my age, hopefully make some new friends and to get to know the everyday life. One thing I really want to achieve is getting better at Swedish and get to know the Swedish culture and history. I hope I will get to experience different Swedish holidays with my host family, and all-in-all enjoy my time in Sweden."

Hälsningar från Maj:
"I really like to travel and explore new places in nature or cities and I’m very curious to get to know different cultures and languages. I’m really curious to get to know the every-day-life and school in Sweden and I hope, I will come to a fun and nice family. Thank you for opening your home to me! Best regard, Maj"

Tjeckien

Helena

Namn: Helena
Födelseår: 2004
Hemland:Tjeckien
Språk: Tjeckiska, Tyska & Engelska
Period: Januari 2023 – April 2023

Intressen:
Helena lives with her parents and her twin sister in Czech Republic. Her passion is reading books and writing stories or poetry by herself. At this moment she is working on a fantasy story that she hopes be a real book one day. She is a big dreamer with big goals. She also likes listening to music, especially metal or rock. Helena used to do cheerleading and this is something she would love to do again.

Varför vill Helena åka till Sverige?
"Going on Exchange program to Sweden would mean much to me. Sweden is a country full of opportunities for me and I would love to get to know its culture and traditions and see what it means to live there. I fell in love with Sweden’s nature and would like to explore it on my own, through my own eyes. Lately, I’ve been thinking a little about moving there in the future, so I take this as a great opportunity to get to know how it feels like to live in the country. I also love Swedish and perhaps would like to learn the language, I have learnt some sentences and words already, but I am a self-learner and I do not think I would be able to hold a conversation with someone yet. The reason I want to study in Sweden is that I want to see the differences between the school systems and simply learn something new. I am certain the program would offer me to meet with a lot of new people, find new friends, and create international friendships that might last forever, which is awesome. It is clear it will give me more than I can imagine yet, make me a completely different person, and give me memories that last forever. Whatever stays ahead, I want to explore it and set out on this amazing adventure with you."

En hälsning från Helena:
"I am a person who loves fun and can't go long without a good and hearty laugh. I am open-minded and honest, lies do not taste good on my tongue, and I am very friendly. My fantasy has almost no limits; I love writing stories and poetry and I'm the kind of a person who comes up with crazy and funny ideas. I am responsible, I am always on time and I try to get the best out of my work. I love listening to music and reading books, because both inspire me a lot, and I also like hiking, cycling and going out with friends. I try to be positive about every situation, learn from my own mistakes and don't regret things that did not work out in the past and instead take them as a lesson and opportunity to become a better person."

See Helena's video här.

USA

North

Namn: North
Födelseår: 2006
Hemland: USA
Språk: Engelska
Period: Januari 2023 – Juni 2023

Intressen:
North come from Montana in USA where he lives with his mother, father, little sister and older brother. They are a close family and they like to do many things together like hiking, play boardgames, go to church or riding their boat. North love to go skiing a lot, both cross country and downhill skiing. He also like photography and take pictures using his polaroid or digital camera. North live in a rural area where outdoor lifestyle such as fishing, camping and hiking is among his activities he like to do. He is so excited to go to Sweden and meet new friends and learn to talk Swedish. ​

Varför vill North åka till Sverige?
North has always wanted to go to a different country to learn, not only in school but also learn more about how other countries are and how the people do things. He would love to learn how to speak Swedish fluently and how it is to live with a typical Swedish family. His hope is that this journey will teach him about a culture that is different from his own, and that he will get new friends to go on fun adventures with.​

En hälsning från North:
"Jag älskar alltid att uppleva något nytt, och det här är mycket nytt. Jag är väldigt tacksam för att ni bjuder in mig i ert hem, jag är verkligen glad över att träffa alla. Sammantaget är jag väldigt exalterad över att komma till Sverige och träffa er."

Se North's videopresentation här.

Elsie

Namn: Elsie
Födelseår: 2006
Hemland: USA
Språk: Engelska
Period: Januari 2023 – Juni 2023

Intressen:
Elsie lives with her mom, stepfather, two younger sisters and a dog in Boston, Massachusetts. Her favorite subjects in school are math, science and art, and she participates in the school's acapella group Treble Rebels. She loves spending free time with friends and describes herself as a curious and social person who easily makes friends and love good conversations. Her hobbies include painting and reading. She is also a big music lover, and she sings, plays the piano, and listens to all sorts of music. Some of her favorite artists are Taylor Swift and Harry Styles, but she would also love to listen to Swedish artists. When she is not in school, spending time with her friends or other hobbies, she volunteers at a local thrift shop and food pantry.

Varför vill Elsie åka till Sverige?
"My grandmother was born in Uddevalla and moved to America when she was young. She raised her kids to speak Swedish and my mom has attempted to continue that. Swedish was my first language but I lost a lot of it as I've grown up, so I hope to regain what I lost during this experience. Also, I would like to connect with my cultural heritage and learn more about it. I would love to travel around Sweden and Europe, to learn about the place's history."

En hälsning från Elsie:
"I would characterize myself as thoughtful and trustworthy. I like when other people can connect with me and have good conversations. I think a big part of who I am is a music lover. Additionally, I volunteer at a local thrift shop and food pantry, and I find it very rewarding. I would describe myself as a curious and social person. In the mornings I will be talkative, but at the end of the day I am much quieter. I like a challenge and care very deeply. I am super excited to study in Sweden and meet you all!"

Se Elise video här

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