Jess studies Economics and Spanish at the University of Leeds and spent her year abroad teaching English at the University of Valencia, which she documented on her blog and her YouTube channel. Here's why she thinks you should head to Valencia for your year abroad!
Jess studies Economics and Spanish at the University of Leeds and spent her year abroad teaching English at the University of Valencia, which she documented on her blog and her YouTube channel. In this video, she talks us through some of the typical Spanish dishes she's enjoying while she's away.
Did you know that there are roughly 6500 languages spoken in the world today? How on earth are you meant to decide which one(s) you'd like to learn? From German to Greek, Portuguese to Punjabi, the choice is overwhelming. In honour of the European Day of Languages 2015 (26/09), we've put together this guide to help you select the language(s) that best suit your needs. Good luck!
Kia Marie Hunt is a student of Hispanic Studies at University of Birmingham, and is spending her third year abroad at Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay. To keep up with her adventures, check out her blog. After a month in Uruguay, Kia reflects on what she's learnt so far...
Robyn Marion McConville studies History and Spanish and the University of Exeter. She will be spending her year abroad working as a language assistant in Ceuta and recently worked as an au pair in Mallorca. Here's what she learned from the experience! To follow her adventures, read her blog.
Jess studies Economics and Spanish at the University of Leeds and spent her year abroad teaching English at the University of Valencia, which she documented on her blog and her YouTube channel. In this piece, she talks us through the biggest (and most unexpected) differences she noticed between Spain and the UK.
In celebration of European Day of Languages 2015 (26th September), our Editor, Florence, looks back on a lifetime of language learning and picks her favourite language-related things, from facts to films! As of October, Florence will be moving onto pastures new. To keep up with her adventures moving forward, you can check out her blog, Not Especially.
Lucy studies Spanish and History at the University of Southampton. While on her year abroad in Madrid she worked for 6 months as a marketing intern in an art museum and then for the remaining 3 months as an intern bookseller in Casa del Libro. She also spent time creating a year abroad blog, travelling throughout Spain, practicing photography and learning to play the clarinet. This is her guide to Madrid's barrios, to help anyone struggling to choose where to live!
Sophie King studies French, German and Spanish at the University of Southampton and is spending her year abroad working at Taittinger Champagne in Reims, France. Here she tells us about her unusual start to the year...
My name is Chloe Harrison, I’m a student of Linguistics and Spanish at the University of Leeds. I have just returned from my year abroad in Santiago de Chile working as a language assistant (a placement organised through the British Council). I chose Santiago as it is one of South America’s safest and most vibrant capital cities, with something going on 24/7.