Studying BA English & Germany at the University of Southampton.
Spending my Year Abroad in the fabulous city of Karlsruhe, BW Germany. Only been out here for a few weeks, & already having a blast working as a Foreign language teaching assistant in a Gymnasium. Surprisingly TEFL is making me realise just how much about English I really don't know, so guess you could say I am successfully managing to improve both languages. Always a plus.
Week three in Karlsuhe coming up. The last week has been spent finding new hobbies & trying new things, (often with little success), but hey, I'm having fun, speaking German & meeting new people...Long-term accommodation, despite the struggle, is now sorted & I'm well on the way to finding my feet & feeling settled, though the odd skype with friends & family back in England always helps to keep any 'I miss England' moments at bay.
Trying to gather my ideas and get sorted for my time spent as a teaching assistant in Karlsruhe, South-West Germany. Even in writing that, there’s heavy irony; I should probably be investing time spent blogging in sending off yet another form, ringing student finance or e-mailing a German student with regard to accommodation & flat-sharing.