Monday, 23 November, 2015 - 09:44
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by KatieJ

'It’s raining cats and dogs!' Although this phrase is not very common in England any more, it clearly shows how we don’t always say what we mean.  One thing that is often frustrating for language l

Friday, 20 November, 2015 - 14:46
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I thought I would share with you a British tradition ... afternoon tea. An afternoon tea is glorious in all senses.

Friday, 13 November, 2015 - 21:51
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One of the best things about living in Quebec is the opportunity to travel and Boston was our first venture across the border.

Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 17:23
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by LouiseH

The Scottish poet Robert Burns once described Scotland as a ‘Land o’ Cakes’.

Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 09:08
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by TashaD

I have been living in Spain for just over a month now and this week my family came from England to visit me.

Wednesday, 11 November, 2015 - 08:06
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At the end of September this year I moved to Calabria (a region in southern Italy which forms the toe of the Italian Peninsula) to start working as an English language assistant in a local

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 15:23
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by CleaG

As I write this I’m sat on a bumpy bus back to Santiago in Chile where I am currently working as a language assistant for the year.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 10:16
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by VickyC

If you’re lucky enough to travel or live abroad – perhaps as part of an exchange or work experience – in order to get the most out of your stay it’s essential to mix with the locals.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 10:09
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by AmyA

Moving abroad can be a challenging experience. You leave your family, friends and everything you know behind.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 09:54
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by KateK

When the first flakes of snow fly past my window, I know it has begun: another Montreal winter will soon arrive, and it could stay for six months.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 09:07
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by AnnieL

Since moving to China to teach English two months ago, one noticeable difference I’ve found is how people break the ice in conversations.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 08:40
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by KatieJ

Having just started working as an English Language Assistant in the Franche-Comté region of France, I am currently staying with French friends, who my dad met over 30 years ago whilst he worked as

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 08:32
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Being ill is never fun but feeling under the weather while living abroad can sometimes feel even worse.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 08:22
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by GraceD

In Great Britain, Bonfire Night celebrations take place on the 5th of November, when towns across the country carry on a tradition that started over 400 years ago.

Monday, 9 November, 2015 - 16:01
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by AbiH

Hello everyone!

Monday, 9 November, 2015 - 14:51
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by ZarahK

For the next seven months I will be working as an English language assistant in Perpignan, France.

Monday, 9 November, 2015 - 14:37
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by LouiseH

You can take the girl out of Scotland ... but you can’t take Scotland out of the girl!

Thursday, 5 November, 2015 - 17:55
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by JonnyB

When most people think of Madagascar they think of the film series and not the country. The country of Madagascar is found off the east coast of South Africa.

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015 - 22:15
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by CleaG

This year and for the fourth year running, Melbourne in Australia has been voted the best city in the world to live in.

Monday, 2 November, 2015 - 10:34
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by TashaD

I work as an English language assistant in Spain and this week I was asked to do a presentation for my classes about Halloween and the ways in which we celebrate it in the UK.

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