It can be tricky living abroad. It can be especially tricky talking in a foreign language all day and living with native speakers. As we all know, even in our first language we’re prone to the odd slip-up now and then when we’re not quite concentrating fully on what we’re saying, or don’t have a dictionary on hand. 309 more words
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It’s hard to believe that I arrived in this little town 5 months ago. Admittedly, Forlí doesn’t give a great first impression. A small, quiet and seemingly uninspiring place I initially thought that my time studying in Italy would involve many nights spent searching for ways to entertain ourselves, as after 8 o’clock silence descends and the entire population of the town seems to disappear. 1,024 more words
Still to come – Rome and Semester 2… Spain!
This post is the product of an incredulous couple of days, and my surreal experiences with the Italian exam system.
Anyone who attends an English university (I imagine, this can’t just be Exeter can it?) will know the strictness of exam period. 582 more words