When I decided to take the plunge and move abroad, I did not know that it would be one of the best decisions in my life. But at that very moment, I stood on the crossroads of uncertainty, wondering over such mundane things as ‘What am I going to do when money runs out?’, ‘Who will hire an immigrant like me?’, ‘What are the job perspectives for a non-native English speaker?’ Continue reading Tips for finding a job overseas
When you learn a second language to almost the same level as your native tongue, you are equipped with all the necessary metaphors and expressions to relate your mind in either of them. For me, some French expressions are absolutely irreplaceable, and I miss them dearly when I speak English. Continue reading 15 French expressions that are absolutely worth learning
One of the biggest challenges for language learners is this subconscious gnawing fear of making a terrible mistake. Mistake so terrible that all people around you will remember it forever and remind you of the great embarrassment for years to come. Continue reading Wow This is Embarrassing: English For Unsuspecting Foreigners
It felt uneasy when I first arrived to Australia and noticed that many grocery stores had signs: ‘Please do not steal!’, and the most upsetting part was that the signs were all in French, thus eliminating any doubt of what was their target audience. Continue reading A French Caribbean Girl Living Abroad… (beats the odds!)
This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do … Continue reading Hello world!