Ben Brunton is a French and English Literature graduate from the University of Sheffield. He's currently on a lecteur exchange and about to go into his second year of teaching English at the Aix-Marseille University in France. Here's his experience of working as a lecteur, or native English-speaking assistant, in France, the application process, training, pay and effects of Brexit.
Jenny Benson has just finished her year abroad, which she spent working as a Language Assistant in Aix en Provence. Here, she gives her advice to those of you who are about to head out! To look back over Jenny's adventures in Aix, check out her blog.
Phillie Spottiswoode is a 3rd year undergraduate at the University of Sheffield studying French and Russian. She spent the first semester of her year abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France and is spending the current semester in St. Petersburg, Russia - which she loves. Here are 10 reasons why...
Katherine Tabor is studying French and German and the University of York and she spent her year abroad as an Erasmus student at Aix-Marseille University in Aix-en-Provence. Here are her responses to some typical pre-year abroad fears!
Ben Brunton is a French and English Literature graduate from the University of Sheffield. He's currently on a lecteur exchange and about to go into his second year of teaching English at the Aix-Marseille University in France. Here is his insider guide to living in and making the most of your time in Marseille.
India MacKenzie is a French and Spanish student at the University of York and has just completed her year abroad, which she spent studying in Aix en Provence and Madrid. This is her guide to stepping out of your comfort zone!
Jenny Benson is spending her year abroad as a Language Assistant in Aix en Provence. In this piece, she looks at some of the cultural differences between France and the UK - through the lens of a night out! For more of Jenny's thoughts on life in France, check out her blog.
Jenny Benson is spending her year abroad as a Language Assistant in Aix en Provence. After reading an article about learning another language, she started thinking about the nature of fluency. Here, she shares her thoughts... For this article and more from Jenny, check out her blog.
Abbie Robinson studies English and French at the University of Southampton and is spending her year abroad studying at Aix-Marseille Université in Aix-en-Provence. For more French adventures, check out her fantastically titled blog, Aix Marks the Spot.