15 More Days!

There are 15 more days until I will be in Argentina to study abroad for the year. For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been doing a countdown and giving advice in terms travel and learning languages every day. I’m still on vacation right now so my entry will be a bit shorter, but today I want to talk a bit more about what you can do to learn languages while studying abroad.

Not all study…

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14 Days Left!

There are still 14 days until I will be in Argentina but I decided to start packing early because whenever I wait until the last minute to pack for school I forget something, but my school has always been close enough to my home for my parents to send anything I forgot or for me to drive home and pick it up. This year won’t be that easy. What I bring is what I get unless I buy more stuff once I…

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15 Days Left!

There are exactly 2 weeks until I leave for Argentina and 15 days until I’ll be there!!! Today my family threw me a going away party! It was good to visit family though this mini trip doesn’t compare to the one that’s in store.

Without further ado, today’s travel tip is to apply for your passports and visas early!!!! For those of you who don’t already have a passport and you’re thinking about…

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16 Days Left!

16 more days until I’ll be in Argentina! Today’s entry is going to be a bit short because I’m on vacation, but I encourage those of you who haven’t already, to go read my previous countdown entries for more travel tips and language learning lessons. Since I haven’t given a language learning lesson in a while, I thought I’d do that today.

Today I wanted to talk about “weird” grammar rules. I think…

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17 More Days!

17 more days until I’ll be in Argentina, but since it is a long weekend for Labor Day, I will be traveling a shorter distance from my home in Northern California to visit my family in Southern California to celebrate my imminent departure from the country! In the spirit of this shorter trip, I am going to be giving some travel tips for short trips!

  1. Bring a pair of versatile shoes.
    • If you aren’t…

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Dream Sequence #1 by crosti on Flickr.

Today’s mood = dunce cap

oddcreature:

Dream Sequence #1 by crosti on Flickr.

Today’s mood = dunce cap


18 Days Left!

There are 18 days until I’ll be in Argentina! Yesterday I talked a bit at the end about talking to people back home when you are feeling frustrated or homesick and I want to expand on that a bit today.

If you are going to study a language abroad for a year, if your primary intention for your abroad program is to immerse you in a language so that you will become fluent, it is important that you do…

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19 Days Left!

Ok! So if you’ve been following along with my countdown, you’re probably looking at this title thinking, “Hmmm I could have sworn yesterday there were 21 days left.” Well, I’m embarrassed to inform you that I miscalculated the days and I was a day off. I’m sorry!! But I have figured it out now and will be moving ahead with the correct number of days because the countdown must go on! So, I finally…

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21 More Days!

There are 21 days left until I will be in Argentina and so my countdown of travel tips and language learning lessons continues. Today’s tip is a little more specifically for students traveling abroad, but can still apply to anyone traveling to another country.

When choosing where to travel, make sure you do a lot of research about the country you have in mind that you want to go. For some of you…

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