Category Archives: Language

Sono Americana (Ashley Polomis)

When I first start telling people that I would be studying abroad in Italy, one of their first questions was, “Oh, do you know any Italian then?” My response: “none at all.”  As a Spanish minor, it may have been more logical … Continue reading

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My Life in London (Olivia Sievert)

My life in London (and all over Europe!) began September 1st, after a night of lost sleep (time change!) and very hard goodbyes. Traveling with a group of St. Norbert students, we made our way to the arrivals hall of … Continue reading

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English Can Be Hard to Understand (Alex Yurk)

One would think coming to the UK, an English speaking country, it would be easy to communicate with the locals.  Well, was I quite wrong.  8 weeks into my study abroad experience, I still have trouble understanding the accent and … Continue reading

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Living in London (Brianna Simkowski)

De Pere, Wisconsin or London, England for a semester?  St. Norbert really is like home, but for 4 months I get to experience living in South Kensington, London which is just a walk away from places like Buckingham Palace and … Continue reading

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Speaking of Spanish (Caitlin Petersen)

I have to say, as excited as I was at the beginning of this semester to immerse myself in Spanish and really try my hardest to speak it whenever possible, it’s been very difficult to keep that promise to myself.  … Continue reading

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The Australian Accent (Nicole Graf)

I am sure we all have our cultural stereotypes about the way Aussies speak and act, like we do with our own and other cultures. We hear the goodday mates and how you goings. And probably it has crossed some … Continue reading

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Senior Year in Australia Begins (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original Date: July 24, 2011 Classes began yesterday afternoon for me. My last summer as a student has officially ended and now I begin the end of my formal education! Exciting, yet somewhat strange to grasp. Introduction to Indigenous Australia was a … Continue reading

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London – First Impressions (Larissa Dallman)

Boarding the plane to London was a surreal experience. It seems like it was just a couple weeks ago I was rushing to finish my application that I kept procrastinating on to get done. Of course I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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