Student Evaluation of Host Family

Your experience is very important to the Program; please be as honest as possible when completing the evaluation below.
The personal information you provide on this form is collected pursuant to section 26 of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is collected for the intended purposes of the form. Your personal information will be accessible only by authorized Vancouver Island University employees (VIU) and representatives, or as otherwise permitted by law. This information will be kept on secure servers, including a server located outside of Canada. Questions about the collection of your personal information should be directed to By checking the check box below this statement, you are consenting to our data storage practices listed above.
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I liked living with my host family. *
My host family welcomed me to their home. *
My host family helped me adjust to living in Nanaimo. *
I enjoyed the meals my host family prepared. *
Overall, I enjoyed living with my host family. *
My host family tried to understand my speaking and helped me with my English. *
My host family and I talked together often. *
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My host spoke English at home. *
The host family and I did things together at home and outside. *
I could commute from my host family’s home to VIU in 45 minutes or less. *
Were you able to study quietly at your host’s home? *
We want to know what you learned while living in homestay? Maybe you learned something about yourself or others?

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