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Fantastic Bea(s)ts and Where I Found Them

I didn’t do any major travelling this week, because I was still recovering from Strasbourg last weekend and catching up on lesson-planning. However, I still managed to see a film with the girls on Monday night (‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’), and go out searching for some fantastic beats with Ellie in Lyon on Saturday. 579 more words


A Festive Weekend!

This weekend I travelled to Strasbourg, self-proclaimed ‘Capital of Christmas’, where wonky but charming brightly coloured houses line the cobbled streets, and the delicious smells of the Christmas market are inescapable. 860 more words


How different is French school anyway?

Having worked as an English Language Assistant in France for a few months now, I thought I’d make a list of cultural differences between state schools in the UK and in France. 782 more words


Teaching, clubbing, cycling, doing...

I’ve been keeping myself busy this week, and even though I’m six weeks into living in France, I’ve still been able to do plenty of new things. 770 more words


Toussaint Travels

It’s been a few weeks since my last post, but don’t worry everyone I’m still alive, and I haven’t become so used to speaking French that I’ve lost the ability to update my blog in English (I wish!) I’ve been keeping myself busy over the Toussaint school holidays. 926 more words


From Lyon to the Lycée

This week I’ve really become adjusted to my surroundings. I’ve met the majority of students I’ll be working with for the next few months, got a lovely group of assistant friends in Roanne, and feel much more confortable speaking French than when I first arrived. 639 more words


Un grand problème

Everything was going great… until it spectacularly wasn’t.

Monday started out well: I met some of the pupils in my lycée for the first time, and they were great. 623 more words