Thursday, 3 November, 2016 - 14:29
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Halloween is a big deal in many parts of the world. Little children love to dress up and go trick or treating, filling up their bags with chocolatey goodies and delicious sweets.

Thursday, 3 November, 2016 - 13:56
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You may have heard of Guy Fawkes Night, a festival celebrated in the UK on the fifth of November. People celebrate with fireworks and bonfires.

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016 - 14:13
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I have been teaching in a middle school in China now for about 2 months.

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016 - 14:03
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I really love breakfast. It’s my favourite meal of the day! I think it is so important to eat a big healthy breakfast so you have enough energy for the rest of the day (or at least until lunch!).

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016 - 13:19
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I love chocolate. In fact, if I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would definitely be chocolate.

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016 - 11:21
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Earlier this year I visited Europe with two of my friends from university. We stopped in four cities: Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague and Cologne.

Monday, 31 October, 2016 - 13:48
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I moved to the Spanish capital, Madrid, nearly two months ago. I am here for a year teaching English in a secondary school as a language assistant.

Monday, 31 October, 2016 - 13:27
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Exposure to different cultures is one of the main reasons I enjoy visiting other countries.

Monday, 31 October, 2016 - 13:24
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The most interesting thing about teaching English abroad is that you gain an understanding of it as a foreign language that you have to learn.

Monday, 31 October, 2016 - 13:11
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London: England’s regal capital, where everyone speaks like the Queen. Or is there more to it than that? 

Sunday, 26 June, 2016 - 16:07
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by LouiseH

Summertime has always been my absolute favourite time of the year.

Thursday, 23 June, 2016 - 20:59
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Australia was always a country I wanted to visit so I saved up some money and booked a flight to go travelling up the East Coast at the end of my work placement in France.

Friday, 10 June, 2016 - 12:00
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So, a year ago I left the UK for the sunnier climes of the south of France, specifically Toulouse, nicknamed 'la ville en rose’ (the pink city).

Friday, 10 June, 2016 - 11:37
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by LouiseH

I have just returned to the UK after a year living abroad in France.

Friday, 10 June, 2016 - 10:16
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Stereotype No. 1: the British love to drink tea: You must drink endless cups of tea.

Friday, 10 June, 2016 - 10:14
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I was lucky enough to take a short trip to Warsaw, the capital of Poland, a few days ago and it was such a great city to visit.

Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 13:47
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by LouiseH

When you are learning a foreign language one of the hardest things to grasp is how and when to use colloquial idioms and expressions.

Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 08:22
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by LouiseH

A lot of the time when I reveal to my French friends that I am a vegetarian, a look of horror comes over their faces! ‘What do you eat?’ they ask me.

Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 - 15:04
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One of the hardest parts of living abroad is being away from your loved ones, especially your family.

Saturday, 9 April, 2016 - 23:21
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Oddly, when you’re on your year abroad, keeping up with essential language learning tasks like grammar practice or memorising vocabulary can fall by the wayside.

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