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Hiatus ended!

Hiatus ended!

Hello my readers! If you hadn’t already guessed, I am back in the USA for a few months and things have been super busy!! I want to give updates, and will do so slowly within the next few weeks which will detail the last few weeks in Marseille, my final (or at least first 7 … Continue reading

WOOO!

WOOO!

So, perhaps you know what the woo is about. I got a call from the consulate at 2:08pm today, during my French  class. Needless to say I couldn’t concentrate on the remainder of my class (7 more minutes) until I knew what that voicemail said. I was sure they were calling to say, no thank you, we’d … Continue reading

Summer French Tutoring: Sessions 3 and 4

Summer French Tutoring: Sessions 3 and 4

Well I am moving right along with my tutoring sessions! I began this venture in hopes of practicing my speaking this summer but it has transformed into getting ahead…meaning: I was told today that I am going to be super ready to begin French 201 (Oral Communication and Reading comprehension, like French 4 at my … Continue reading

Summer French Tutoring: Session 1

Summer French Tutoring: Session 1

Bonjour mes amis! I decided it would be fun to blog about my French tutoring sessions this summer. I just finished my first one and let me say…it is SO much better than taking a class. Yes, it is more expensive but I am a fan. Here is why: If I have a question I … Continue reading

How to Fake French

How to Fake French

This is exactly what I needed…who needs summer tutoring and French courses…. follow these steps: Now I am ready to live in France. Why was I ever worried?!? Knowing a few French people, being in situations where I cannot communicate but observe their responses and what not — this would totally work! Haha Thank you … Continue reading

Expect the completely unexpected!

Expect the completely unexpected!

I received news today that completely changes the thoughts in my wandering mind… I am a PhD student…one that was looking for more funding to finish the degree, at least 3 more years of funding and it was becoming a little scary. I mean I am a female in an engineering field, everyone told me … Continue reading