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Terra Lingua USA is an established and accredited non-profit organization specializing in cultural and educational opportunities for high school aged students worldwide. Our vision is to promote global awareness one student at a time. We offer affordable and quality cultural exchanges through an experienced and caring network. Terra Lingua USA is represented in the United States and abroad by an experienced network of local and state coordinators who work in cooperation with students, host families, and foreign language teachers.

Administrative Office:

Terra Lingua USA
3 Helen Road
Terryville, CT 06786
Phone: 1.800.860.5942 ext.4
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Academic Programs Office:

Terra Lingua USA
805 Silver Maple Ct.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Phone: 1.800.860.5942 ext.2
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Our coordinators are foreign language teachers, host families, previous exchange students! They are responsible for screening, placement, orientation, and providing one-on-one ongoing support to the students and host families.

Host Families:
If you are interested in hosting one of our international exchange students in your home, please complete the Host Family Inquiry Form.

Community Coordinators:
Complete the Community Coordinator Inquiry Form if you are interested in recruiting U.S. host families in your community.

International Students:
Contact our Academic Programs Office or complete our Student Inquiry Form if you are interested in applying for one of our programs. Terra Lingua USA does not accept individual student applications. We will send you the contact information of our partner in your country.

International Partner:
Contact our Administrative Office if you are interested in sending international students to Terra Lingua USA as a sending partner, or receiving participants in your home country.

Our main concern is the safety and well being of our students. Should you or someone you know on our program need help, please contact our national office via the phone or email. Additionally, effective August 1, 2009, the U.S. Department of State implemented a toll free number and email address that may be used by host families, exchange students and the public to report circumstances impacting the students’ health, safety and well being during their exchange visitor programs. Their number is 1-866-283-9090 and the email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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