I still remember arriving in Ireland on the sixth of January 2017 at half six in the morning. My first impression of this country is that this is a peaceful and quiet place. A small beautiful airport, few people walking around, slightly raining. I held my suitcases and kept walking to where my host-mum was…
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It’s already November. Time has passed so quickly that I didn’t even realise it. Around a month ago I met my student advisor in a cafe to talk. She helped me figure out what was bothering me and find the best solution. She helped me find another family that fits more with the kind of…
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Today I complete 1 month since I arrived in Brighton, it went so fast I didn’t even realised it! On my last day in Brasil I was terrified of leaving my comfort zone, and now I realised it was the best thing I ever did. When I arrived in England I met another exchange student…
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Oh my god. Those are the three words I’d use to describe the past four weeks. St. Patricks Day, a concert, holidays, family visit and realising that it’s only two months now until I must go to Germany again, all of that happened in the last month! Let me start with the biggest event in…
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“My momma always said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’ ” – Forrest Gump My name is Fernanda Dias and I’m going on the High Schools International Study Abroad programme this year. Many people have asked me about the reason why I decided to enrol on a…
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Last night I had a dream about my future exchange experience: in this dream I was in my future school listening to the teacher, I was relaxed and happy, I had a lot of friends and my life was satisfactory. It’s almost a year that I am daydreaming about my English life, and I must…
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I have never liked to express my feelings. And I am not sure if I like to do it now but there comes the time when you realise that you do not have to keep everything for you. So I am giving you my story away. This summer I went on a vacation to Sicily…
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When I was a little girl, I thought that the world was very small and I could experience different kinds of interesting things in my hometown. But it changed once I saw a TV programme which was named “Searching and Finding”. It told me a country of glorious history. For example, by the time of…
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Well, here I am, in a new room full of books that I had never seen before. The view that I have from my window has changed quite a lot, and when I go out of the room, I hear different voices talking in English to me, which are gradually getting familiar. I got here…
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Here I am, guys! My English experiences has started for 3 weeks. Now I live in Canterbury, Kent. I left Italy on 1st September. The flight that brought me to England, has changed my life. When I saw London’s Airport for the first time, I felt like I was surrounded by something great which was…
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