NSLI-Y Homestay: Time to Say Goodbye | Confucius Institute Jul 25, 2012Julia’s big host family As the students are getting used to living in Shanghai families, it’s time to say goodbye. It was very hard. Ms. Lu Zhang welcomed Lauren and her host family in the lobby of the dorm building. About the Application - NSLI for Youth | Scholarship to Letter to your prospective host family and language instructors Include a self-introduction, information about your family, friends, hobbies, etc. Consider formatting it as a letter. The letter is used as part of the evaluation process, but may also be shared with your future host family and/or language teachers. Example of "Dear Family" Letter - Au Pair 2 be Example of "Dear Family" Letter. I figured it makes little sense talking about the "Dear Family" letter and its do's and don't's, if you do not get to view an example of a "Dear Family"letter, that one could consider worth sending to or being viewed by potential au pair host families.