Meet a couple of our host families…
Mary Anne Soto Mary Anne and her husband David have been working as a host family for us for over 10 years now. They started participating in the program because they love to get to know a lot of people from all over the world and their house is really proficient for it. There are different areas in which the students can abdicate themselves or the other way around, where they can be around the family.
The part Mary Anne likes most about being a host family is getting to know a lot of people, as she is a very social person. She likes to cook typical plates from all over the world, but of course especially typical Costa Rican plates. Above that she likes to talk about the Costa Rican habits in general.
To help students improve their Spanish Mary Anne tries to come up with interesting topics during dinner, to make the students motivated to talk.
Since she had many students already we asked her if she remembers some that were extra special for her, but she thinks every student so far had something special. She and David enjoy all of the memories they have with all of them.