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Happy Holidays and Hello 2015

December, the month of festivities! Christmas meals, Christmas drinks, Christmas snacks, Christmas films, the list goes on… For me, December began in an incredibly stressful fashion. 8th December marked the deadline for a politics essay I had been slaving over for weeks. I find it really difficult to work at the best of times, so […]

Use It or Lose It

This is one of my dad’s favourite mantras when it comes to revising and retaining information; if you don’t use it, it will simply fall by the wayside and be forgotten. The ‘it’ in question that I am so desperate not to lose is my foreign language speaking abilities as very soon be my main […]

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New Week, New Focus

From Wednesday to Sunday, my boyfriend was here visiting me in Cheshire and we had a lovely time seeing the sights of the area! Cheshire is a lot quieter than Leicester but we still had a nice Italian meal at La Fattoria in Chester and walked by the river, we went to a nearby ice-cream […]

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Must Watch: L’auberge Espagnole

For anyone who is thinking about going on a Year Abroad, is going on a Year Abroad or has been on a Year Abroad and wants to reminisce about the amazing time they had, there is one film for you: L’auberge Espagnole. The Modern Languages Society hosted an informal screening of the film at our University […]

¡Vamos a debatir! Let’s debate!

A really fun part of my course that the Spanish department have introduced this semester is the opportunity to practice debating skills in Spanish, with a native speaker.   Every Wednesday from 1.00 to 1.45 we can attend the weekly debate, led by Juan who is from Valencia. Last week, I was in favour of […]

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