Living with Your Exchange Student

by Ina Cherington



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/21/2011

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781450276191
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781450276184

About the Book

"Families considering hosting could greatly benefit from reading Living with Your Exchange Student... many good laughs and some highly educational moments on a cultural level."
—Laura Rose, CEO, Center for Cultural Interchange

Based on real experiences and stories, Living with Your Exchange Student provides a valuable resource for current and prospective host families, exchange students, program representatives, and school counselors. In this guidebook, author, Ina Cherington describes what it’s like to host a high school foreign exchange student. It demonstrates how learning about cultural diversity through international exchange promotes interpersonal understanding and enriches the lives of all involved.

Living with Your Exchange Student helps you experience a year in the life of an exchange student and learn about cultural differences that are sometimes humorous, often challenging, and frequently inspiring. Learning about cultural differences through international exchange can lead to greater understanding and open doors to world peace, one family at a time.

About the Author

Ina Cherington has worked in the field of foreign student exchange for more than twenty years. She is a native of Pittsburgh and received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh. She also earned a degree in urban horticulture. Cherington lives in Denver.