Tag 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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A Whole New You (Ted Schoenleber)

Original Post Date: 11 October 2011 October 11th and I now find myself having lived in Ecuador for 3 months. Has a lot around me changed? I have met new friends and have seen more sides of Quito than I … 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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Culture (Paul Krechel)

I will say without a doubt that this experience has been quite the change for me. I think like all students who study abroad in a different country, you begin to acknowledge the immense differences between the host country culture … Continue reading

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Life at UL (Ken Rideout)

Life at the University of Limerick, is much different then back home at St. Norbert College.  I love it!  University of Limerick is much larger then St. Norbert. For instance the student population is about 15,000, and at times I’ll … Continue reading

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Cultural Adjustment in London (Danielle Costello)

It has been a little over a month since my arrival to London and I am still getting used to the culture. Whether it be something small such as forgetting to call french fries “chips” to avoid confusion while dining … Continue reading

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