Posts tagged It's Frustrating
Making Mistakes, but Just Wanting to Move on

One of the most frustration aspects of practicing a non-native language is how your mistakes can often be honed in on while your point is overlooked. In terms of having successful communication, I believe it’s often best to recognize mistakes but also move on.

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Help! I'm Suffering Mini Culture Shocks

Do you ever feel like there are little things that throw you off when you are traveling or living abroad? Today we are talking about mini culture shocks—small things that might make a big difference in how confortable you are abroad.

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Insights into Daily Life: An Interview

Today we are sharing an interview that Dani and Claudia did with Charlotte, an intern at a language school in Ronda. We talk about what it is like to live abroad in Spain and give tips for immersing yourself.

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Integrating the Holiday Season into your Travel Plans

If you’re planning a trip to Spain (or anywhere, really) during the Christmas-New Year’s holiday season, there are quite a few things you should plan for! Read up on all our tips to help you integrate the festivities.

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A Letter to Myself Before I Moved Abroad (Claudia)

If I were to talk to my 17 year old self, I would want to assure her that everything is going to be okay and that life has a way of working itself out. If I were to write her a letter, this is what it would say.

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Creating a Friendship with Someone who doesn't Speak the Same Language

Have you ever felt stuck when you really want to talk to someone but don’t speak the same language? Us too! This is why we are diving into our top tips for how to communicate with people even when conversation doesn’t seem possible.

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How to: Communicate with Someone who has Limited English

It can be difficult to have a coherent conversation when the person you’re trying to communicate with has limited knowledge of English. After years of situations like this teaching English and living abroad, we’ve got plenty of techniques to help you communicate effectively!

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