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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
We are all aware that practical exercises using textbooks and classroom materials are valuable when it comes to language learning.
The plane touched down in Rio de Janeiro. Until then I had been enjoying the in-flight movies, the free ice cream and the fact that no one sat next to me for the entirety of the flight.
This will sound strange to some and perhaps quite familiar to others: in my family, we only took down the Christmas tree almost halfway through the month of January.
Before my year as a language assistant, I never imagined I could enjoy teaching as much as I do.
On what was just a regular, cold Friday morning in an icy train station, I witnessed something that brought a tear to my eye.
Avocado’s recent popularity growth is hard to ignore.
In a world surrounded by bad news, it may feel like an unhappy place sometimes. However, you can make a difference.
Recently I was watching a stand-up comedy sketch by a comedian called Trevor Noah, a mixed-race comedian from South Africa who often discusses important topics such as discrimination and racism.
Idioms are one of the hardest parts of learning a language. For those of you who don’t know, an idiom is a phrase which has a meaning, but the meaning is not clear from the words themselves.
Germans have a word wanderlust which translated into English would be ‘the desire to wander’. Nowadays the opportunity to travel is endless.
Basel is often referred to as the cultural capital of Switzerland, but what exactly can you do in this Swiss city?
1. The Rhein
Everyone loves travelling, right? Unfortunately, depending on where you want to go, money can sometimes be a problem … but not if you’re prepared.
Spending Christmas in a foreign country can be a truly eye-opening experience, especially since it’s easy to assume that as a worldwide festivity, most countries probably celebrate in a fairly simi
One of the first things I did when I moved to my new city was hire a bike. Why?
During my third year of university, I spent six months studying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Many are apprehensive about travelling to Rio but I can assure you it is worth a visit.
It was a typically cold and damp night in Manchester where I had recently started my undergraduate degree in English And American literature in 2009.
In this blog post I'll tell you all about the Scottish legend of the kelpie, a spirit water-horse.
It’s interesting to have a chance to teach English abroad because you get to see a completely different education system from the one you experienced.
Moving to a foreign country is an amazing, life-changing experience. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, immerse yourself in a different culture and possibly learn another language.
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