So the fourth week is almost over. I'm socially exhausted, which means I don't want to see people, I don't want to talk to people, I just want a nice, hot cuppa and a good book. That being said, the mid-term testing is done and everyone is gearing up for the testing during the final week. As far as what I've been up to, last friday, I went to a used book store with … [Read more...] about Working title: the fourth week
Archives for July 2014
The univeristy actually offers a 15-week session for its foreign language program. Although both my time and ability will not allow it, in some ways I wish I were in the 15-week program, because this session has already gone by so fast. After our exams last week, we have our finals to look forward to the next, and I feel as if somehow the third week slipped past me. This … [Read more...] about Wait, It’s Already the Fourth Week?
Time is flying by faster than I anticipated and I just realized that today. I do not know if I am ready for it to end next week. Today, after having a class discussion over the health value of poutine, we did what anyone should do; we went out to get poutine for lunch. Afterwards, the group that went decided to go downtown to a thrift store to see what we could find. Of course … [Read more...] about The Downhill Slope
It's the fourth week already, and I can't believe how quickly it's gone. I've done so many exciting things here and I've learned so much. Last week, in addition to going to the Citadelle on Monday, I also went on the Ghost Tour Tuesday night, and to the Morrin Centre on Thursday. The Citadelle, Ghost Tour, and Morrin Centre were all pretty informative as far as Quebecois … [Read more...] about Quebecois History
First off, I would like to say right off the bat, that the amount of French that I have learned here in 3 weeks is amazing. I came here only having one french class under my belt, and I have seen an improvement. When you walk to the mall, go rent a bike, or walk around the block, french is everywhere. It really starts to sink in around the third week, at least for me. The … [Read more...] about I can see the light!