Tag: Language

50 Days Later (Meredith Moore)

Finally, Salama from Madagascar! I apologize for the extreme delay in beginning this blog. It has permanently resided on my to-do list since my arrival but have not yet found the time or internet speed to actually begin! Bear with me while I attempt at summing…

Amusing the Locals (Tara Lovdahl)

Here’s another new thing for me, the garbage situation in Florence: instead of kicking it to the curb once a week like in Wisconsin, I have to carry my filled trashbag around until I find a silver bin that leads to an underground waste system. The…

Living Worlds Apart (Pat Pederson)

My advice for students? Regardless of major or field of study, go abroad for at least a semester. The experience that I have had in Spain has been absolutely unbelievable and I have done more than I had originally planned and then some.  Not only this, but…

10 Days Left in Ecuador (Ted Schoenleber)

With just 10 days left of my 5 month stay here in Ecuador, reality is slowly taking over as I prepare to head back to Green Bay. Five months I have spent living in quasi-paradise; sometimes choked by the overwhelming fumes of the million buses that…

Spanish (Laura Gordon)

Throughout my time here in Spain I have been comparing and contrasting my study abroad academic experience with my friends’ academic experiences solely out of curiosity. They are all very similar besides one major factor: ALL CLASSES IN SPAIN ARE IN SPANISH! I find it even…

Amigos! Amici! Vänner! (Alessandra Mendez)

Studying in Europe (Spain) has been an amazing experience! I love it here because there is so much diversity and so many people from other countries studying here as well. One of the things I love about being here is meeting people my age from other…

Wait – How Do You Spell That? (Taylor Tencate)

Recently, I began my internship for Action Challenge, a company that plans adventure holidays around the world for other companies, corporations, and individuals in order to raise money for charities.  As a new intern for the company, I have done a variety of odd jobs around…

Cheers Mate! (Katie Baumgartner)

Prior to coming to London to study abroad I did not think that I would have any trouble with a language barrier. I soon learned that British English can be a lot different than American English. I recognized this when I started interning at Cameron House…