Share your language while you experience living in a new culture. Stay with a Chilean host family for up to 3 months and help its members improve or learn English. This reciprocal program is aimed at native speakers of English with good social and organizational skills willing to live, share, teach and interact with locals.

Your contribution

You are expected to contribute 15 hours of formal or informal English language instruction per week at your designated host family as a tutor to one or more members of the family group.


All over Chile. Final placement subject to availability.

Program length

From 4 to 12 weeks maximum

Program dates

All year round except from mid-December, January and February.

Housing & Meals

Host family, individual room with two meals per day.


All year round, at least ten weeks before program start date or arrival in Chile

Online, phone or skype interview or through in country partners


• Arrival airport transfer from Santiago de Chile International Airport(SCL) to your host family
• One-day program orientation upon arrival in Chile (Orientation plus Santiago city excursion), if placement is outside Santiago city, then program includes a one night stay in a hostel
• Placement with a carefully screened host family(individuals, couples with or without children)
• Host family accommodation and two meals per day throughout your program
• One-way bus fare from Santiago orientation to your placement
• Teaching manual
• Chile Guide by EIL Chile
• Free Wi Fi connection at EIL Chile Office and/or access to PC
• 24/7 emergency support
• EIL Chile T shirt and Bag
• Program evaluation throughout the program
• EIL Chile program completion certificate

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