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Our Magazine is written by young people from the UK. Each year we select a new group of bloggers, from the British Council’s language assistants, who share their experiences of learning languages and living abroad.
So my assistantship in Canada has officially come to an end. I am back in the UK and have been back for a week. Do I miss Canada? YES!
In reality you're sitting in an armchair but in your mind you're in the depths of a faraway forbidden forest or perhaps in a cute little café in a side street with the Eiffel Tower on the distant s
Coming to the end of my assistantship in Barcelona, I start to think about what the future might hold.
Last month marked the ten-year anniversary of the death of Martiniquan politician and poet Aimé Césaire.
Coffee is an integral part of Italian culture and since arriving here over six months ago, I have definitely drunk a lot of it!
The Caribbean is a festive place, and Martinique is no exception.
If you were to ask me what my favourite sport is, my answer would be swimming. I started learning how to swim when I was five years old and I have been swimming ever since.
As the city of Valencia has finally calmed down after a crazy week of festivities, I have finally had the time to reflect on my experience at the incredible festival of Les Falles (in Vale
Her legs are longer, her smile is brighter and even her teeth are whiter.
I’m sure we all know by now that exercise is great for you. But let’s be honest, sometimes finding that motivation to work out can be a little difficult.
Recently I took a solo trip to Chicago during spring break and it got me thinking about the many positives of travelling alone. I will share three with you today!
Whether you’re a comic fan or not, you’re bound to have seen posters or social media posts about Marvel’s newest blockbuster, Black Panther.
Learning a foreign language is a demanding process and it can be easy to feel stuck at any stage.
Women have made great strides in sports. And when I say strides, I mean this literally. Up until 1960's Olympics, women weren't allowed to compete in running races over 200 metres in distance.
Baking has become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years.
Are you more of a Sebastian from The Little Mermaid who tries to keep their friends out of trouble? Or are you like Pumbaa from The Lion King who is fun to be around?
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.
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