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Exams at the ENS

Back in December, before my adventures in the British Isles, I had to “validate” my courses. Often in France, there are no mid-term exams or assignments throughout the semester. You only get one mark for the entire course and it … Continue reading

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A Dramatic Trip through Barcelona

Danielle is studying at the Alliance Française and acts as an au pair to two girls who live just outside of Lyon. One day she and a new friend decided to eat at the ENS de Lyon cafeteria. They were … Continue reading

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Body Language

“Body language is a form of mental and physical ability of human non-verbal communication, which consists of body posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye movements. Humans send and interpret such signals almost entirely subconsciously.” – Wikipedia, “Body language” Between 60-70% … Continue reading

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Canuck in London!

If someone had told me I would experience culture shock in a commonwealth country such as England I would have laughed at the thought of it. But lo and behold, I am well into my second month and I have … Continue reading

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Marley’s Blog Post #2

I have now been in Edinburgh, Scotland for just over a month and a half. Unfortunately, it’s flying by a little too fast for my liking but I recognize now that choosing to take a year abroad was the best … Continue reading

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Oot and Aboot- An International Picnic in Lyon

Bonjour ! My name is Tessa and I’m in my fifth year of Concurrent Education for French Studies (Intermediate/Senior). I took an extra year so that I could do some French literature credits in France and am currently attending Ecole … Continue reading

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Marley’s Blog Post #1

Hello! My name is Marley Kajan and I am a third year at Brock University in both the Dramatic Arts and the Music Department. My concentration in Dramatic Arts is Theatre Performance, while in Music my focus is on Voice. … Continue reading

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“Never say never”, right?

Looking back on less than a year ago, I would’ve never thought that I would be just getting out of class in France (yes, I am going to class!). The application process, as tedious as it may have been, was … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein? Really?

Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein has been a fixation of mine and that of my flat mates since we landed in Switzerland. It’s not the most popular travel destination, we knew that, but somewhere to the East of Switzerland there was (and still … Continue reading

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“Paris is always a good idea”

Hello again! Long time, no talk! You’ll have to excuse me for not writing, October was an eventful month to say the least. Just to get you up to speed, last month I hosted Canadian Thanksgiving at my flat here … Continue reading

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