Never could I have guessed that so many of the preconceptions I had cautiously made about the French would have turned out to be, for the most part, true. Yes, Parisians bundle up in shades of black and grey (or any other muted color for that matter) to shield themselves from the cold. Yes, beautiful men wrapped … More Parlez-vous Anglais?
Before you can go abroad, there are a lot of requirements that must be checked off. The key is to tackle them one at a time, so it doesn’t overwhelm you. If you considering going abroad, but not sure where, look at all of the programs that are offered from McCombs’ study abroad website. (https://my.mccombs.utexas.edu/My/BBA/IP/Programs-Overview) … More Before you go abroad
My italian has been coming along quite nice, so naturally I decided to learn Russian. Sarcastic thoughts aside, the other girl could only speak italian and a few words of english. Guess I was going to learn the basics in another language I had only been learning for 4 months. I visited the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, … More Learning a language… In another Language
Most of Europe can speak or at least knows some English. Many Italians, especially my generation, knows English almost fluently and it’s easy to hold a conversation. Most people’s English isn’t perfect though, it’s a little broken here and there. I can still understand them, but I start to pick up on these changes. As … More My English is Breaking