Authentic Language Immersion and Cultural Exchange Destinations
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Language and Cultural Immersion

Travel Destinations for High School and Middle School Students

Take your student's world language experience beyond the classroom with our short-term language immersion and cultural exchange programs. Students experience local culture through educational activities and authentic interaction with native speakers. Students explore important cultural sites and use the target language while soaking up the unique sights, sounds and tastes of culturally rich destinations.

In addition to the countries where Spanish, French, German, and Japanese originated we also offer other options worldwide:

  • Spanish immersion in Latin America

  • Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan

  • French immersion in Switzerland, Belgium, and Canada

Our signature Family Stay Experience™ gives students the opportunity to completely immerse in the language and culture of your chosen destination. Our local volunteer host families are ready to welcome students into their homes, giving students an authentic perspective of language and culture in another country. Nine out of ten students surveyed rate the home stay as the highlight of thier trip!

 

Financial Aid Awards for Eligible Students

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At Xperitas, we care about accessibility for our language immersion programming. As a non-profit entity, we are legally bound to implement our mission to transform lives through shared global experience and intercultural learning.100% of eligible students receive financial aid.

The Family Stay Experience™

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The Family Stay Experience is the cornerstone of Xperitas' Language Immersion Programs. For almost 50 years, our participants have participated in successful and enriching immersion experiences with local families around the world.

Language Immersion Programs Offered

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Start A Hosting Program in Your Community

Bring the world to your community with an Xperitas hosting program! Hosting international students broadens your students' world perspective and allows them to experience cross-cultural connections and learning right in their own community. When students are immersed in the day-to-day life of another culture, they truly learn what it's like to be a global citizen.

Host a Student in Your Home

For many families, hosting a student enriches their lives and provides a new perspective of the world. Whether it’s attending a family reunion, going to the beach or simply hanging out at home, international students are eager to learn about your family and speak their target language with you. Open your home to an international student and let the fun begin!