“Homestay is a form of study—abroad program. It allows the visitor to stay with a local family to better understand the local lifestyle. It also helps to improve the visitor’s language ability. If you wish to learn more about foreign cultures or to get foreign experience, you should join this kind of holiday. (56)_________”. Said a teacher during a school meeting last term.
After this meeting, (57)______. At last, I had such a chance to go on such a holiday with some of my schoolmates last month. We went to London, a place where I had wanted to go since years ago.
After we got to London, we went to stay with different families. I was lucky that my host family (寄宿家庭)was a white couple who had a daughter about my age. (58)_______. They were interested in me and I learnt a lot of things from then on.
(59)________. After breakfast, a local teacher would come to take us in his car. Then we would have classes or go on a sight—seeing trip to different places of interest like Big Ben. London Bridge, and Bockingham Palace. We would go back to our own homes after the activities.
The holiday was a valuable experience for me. I enjoyed every minute of it. (60)_______. Three weeks later, we had to leave “home” for Hong Kong.
A. Yes, time really flew fast
B. I am sure you won’t be disappointed
C. I always thought about this kind of holiday
D. It took me 8 hours to fly to London
E. They treated me as a daughter of their family
F. The holiday was filled with activities every day