Destination: Istres, France (near Marseille)
Works in Istres as: an English Language assistant in an adult training centre.
Studies in Manchester: French with Linguistics
Top tip: “Don’t forget to buy milk before Sunday”
Destination: Alicante, Spain
Studies in Alicante: Professional Spanish, Colloquial Spanish and various Literature modules.
Studies in Manchester: English and Spanish
Top Tip: “Don’t climb a mountain in 37 degree heat.”
Destination: First half- Perpignan, France. Second half- Murcia, Spain
Studied in Perpignan: Literature, translation and Spanish.
Studies in Murcia: Translation and Interpretation
Studies in Manchester: French and Spanish
Top Tip: “Don’t be afraid about looking really foreign, it’s actually a good conversation starter.”
Destination: Sedan, France (near Reims)
Works in Sedan as: an English Language assistant for the British Council in two colleges
Studies in Manchester: French with International Business
Top tip: “Don`t go to any shop, post office etc. without checking online that it’s definitely open first.”
Destination: Bordeaux, France
Studies in Bordeaux: Translation, Spanish, and Linguistics.
Studies in Manchester: International Business and French
Top tip: “Forget anything you know about queuing, it doesn’t exist here”
Destination: Cherbourg, France
Works in Cherbourg as: an English Language assistant for the British Council in a professional and technical college.
Studies in Manchester: French with TESOL
Top tip: “If your year abroad isn’t how you expected it to be, embrace it”
Destination: Hyères (les Palmiers), French Riviera (Côte d’Azur)
Works in Hyères as: an English Language Assistant in a college
Studies in Manchester: TESOL and French
Top tip: “Santé – dans les yeux” “Be prepared to kiss/touch so many cheeks of people you don’t know.” And “Profitez-bien”