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Language Buddy France

The Language Buddy programme offers the opportunity for participants to become a conversation friend to a local family while sharing their everyday life.

The amount of time dedicated to conversations should be 15 hours per week and can include speaking with multiple family members and assisting with homework. Participants stay with a volunteer host family who provides them with full board and a single room in exchange for their conversations with a family member.

Key Requirements

  • Be minimum 21 years old
  • Have a good knowledge of French for communication
  • Be a graduate or currently enrolled in Higher Education/University, in an education-related field



1 month - £725

2 months - £810

3 months - £895

Click here to request more information and start dates


  • Host family search
  • Screening and placement process
  • Full board accommodation in single room
  • UK and Local assistance – 24/7 emergency support
  • Certificate


Not Included

  • Flights
  • DBS check costs
  • Local transport
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Contact a team member for more information:

Dan Bickford-Beers

Communications Officer