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From: Pradeep Ranatunga
To: Carolina Kemper
Subject: Thank you!!

Hi Carolina,

I just wanted to write and say thank you for everything.

You and your family were amazing hosts. I had a great time at your house. Thank you for making me feel at home. I'm sure my English improved a lot because of all your help too! Also, thank you for all the wonderful cooking you did. Now I can tell everyone English food is not as bad as they say wink.

If you ever come to Sri Lanka, I hope you will stay with me and I can show you my city too.

Keep in touch!




Language level

Beginner: A1


The host family will help you improve your local language a lot, show you some wonderful things and beautiful place in their country. They can help you choose a few presents with reasonable price and cooking traditional dishes for you.

It would be my experience to stay with a host family in a new country. I can know them well and learn a lot from them.

It depends on which country we travel to. Are people hospitable and reliable?

I refer choosing a homestay during a trip to a new country. We will be staying with the host family, so we have the opportunity to explore the wonderful things of local culture, natural life and experience in their activities. I always rent a homestay's room during a business trip or traveling to other countries.

Hi, I think it's really good idea to stay at host family house.

Yes of course. I would preferred visit a new country by myself.

I prefer to book a home-stay rather than a hotel when i travel abroad. It's really fun to talk to the host to know everything about the place i visit.

Hi Vicky,
First of all thank you so much for your e-mail.
It is very nice to know from you that you enjoyed a lot with my family.It is also very rewarding to know that my small effort could improve your English.Congratulations! that you have learnt cooking English food.
I also enjoyed your stay at my home.Always feel free to come again.

Thanks & Regards


Hi Phil,

I just wanted to say thank you for having me at your home as a host. I really appreciate your patience. I am sure I've improved my English a lot. I really enjoyed staying with your family. I learned cooking English food too!

Thanks again for the wonderful stay.