Day 23: A Strange Week

Classes Begin After Monday’s bank holiday, I arrived at my department, the Institut de langue et civilisation françaises, bright and early on Tuesday morning for the induction day, a mixture of introductory presentations, tests, free wine and waiting. It then turned out that Wednesday would be another day off, before we received our timetables and … More Day 23: A Strange Week

Day 7: Immersion Course, Punctuality & Raul Meireles

“La ponctualité est la politesse des rois” Today was the first day of our immersion course, which will be a combination of language classes, organised group trips to local sites and social events for us foreigners. Being clubbed together with all the other Erasmus/international students might not be the best way to practise French, but … More Day 7: Immersion Course, Punctuality & Raul Meireles