Learning Chinese through Living with a Chinese Host Family

Location: China: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangdong and 7 other cities

Dates: Year Round

LoPair Au Pair China Program


Room 609, Yinzun Building, Zunbao Mansion No.89 Chengxing Road Hangzhou, China 310020 Hangzhou, 310020 China

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Phone: +86 571 85029656


Sign up for this award-winning cultural exchange program offered by LoPair! Hailed the 2017 IAPA Au Pair of the Year Award Winner, it gives you lifetime experiences in one of the world’s most beautiful countries.

We provide a 3-12 month placement in a major city in China. You will live with a well-selected Chinese or expat family, becoming a real family member. In return for your room and board, along with other privileges, you will assist with live-in educational childcare for up to 30 hours a week.

With Chinese as the most spoken language around the world, becoming fluent in Mandarin will undoubtedly open up plenty of career and life opportunities! And what better way to master this language than to live with a Chinese family who can help you practice every day. We offer this unique opportunity and much more! Throughout the program, you will attend 5 hours of free Mandarin lessons each week.

What’s more, a LoPair Scholarship Fund is available to help eligible applicants fulfill their dreams of living in China through reduced program costs. Apply for this now!


1. Experience authentic Chinese culture, traditions, cuisine, and so much more!

2. Become fully immersed in Chinese family culture and daily routines.

3. Learn Mandarin, a beautiful language spoken by individuals and businesses around the globe.

4. Build lifelong friendships with peers from across the world.

5. Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime while exploring the beautiful Middle Kingdom.

Minimum Education

High School

  • Chinese

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Roundtrip international flights
3 nights, 4 days orientation training and tour, with food and board
Travel, Health, Accident, Liability insurance
Mandarin classes (20 hours per month)
Cultural course (2 hours per month)
LoPair Local coordinator support, with 24/7 emergency line
Visa invitation and legal fees
Completion bonus and certificate
1,500 RMB pocket money

Credit Available


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, Kiwi, Worldwide, South African Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to China


Application Process Involves
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded