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Read blog posts written by young people who share their experiences of living abroad.
Here in Spain, now is the season for First Communion: a Catholic tradition where a child recieves their first sacrament of the Eucharist.
This year, I’ve been working in a German secondary school as an English language assistant.
It’s always more fun travelling with friends, but sometimes it’s just not possible, as life gets in the way.
If you think about school, is there that one teacher who stands out above all others? That one person who is your favourite and who really inspired you? Why?
Ever since I watched the television series The OC (starring Mischa Barton, Rachel Bilson, Adam Brody and Benjamin McKenzie), I have been obsessed with going to Orange County.
My dad and his family were born and raised in Leicester, in the Midlands, and so although I have always lived in the south of England, I have always known Leicester’s history.
Are you planning to go to university? What do you think your responsibilities will be in the first few weeks?
Over the last few years, I have discovered that one of my favourite things to do in my free time is to volunteer.
In 2005, the British Council published a booklet celebrating 100 years of the Language Assistants Programme.
When I go to a new place the first thing I like to do is walk around the streets, to explore and get lost in the city.
Travelling alone can be daunting. I have travelled by myself many times but, on every occasion, there was someone to meet me at the other end of the bus, train or plane journey.
Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend one of Spain's most famous carnivals in the city of Cádiz.
I am a very nostalgic person. When I go on trips I keep everything from bus tickets to leaflets and I always take hundreds of photographs to look at when I get home.
The UK has tons of quirky traditions. One of those is pancake racing. This tradition stems from Shrove Tuesday, or, as many like to call it, Pancake Day.
In order to succeed in language learning you need to have a lot of motivation. However, sometimes for one reason or another, we can find that it is gone.
On Saturday my Catalan friend invited me to come along to a Calçotada.
As it is still the beginning of 2017 some people will have made their New Year's resolutions, such as eating healthier, doing more exercise or maybe trying out a new hobby.
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I have been living in Toulouse for over four months now and I can safely say that my ability to talk to French people has improved in an unbelievable way.
I’m a language assistant in Alsace, France, aka the capital of European Christmas markets, which is great because I LOVE Christmas.
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