(Don't) Mind the Gap
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Useful local words: ‘Le pinard’, ‘les tourtons’, ‘fada’.
What not to pack: Obvious, but really, too many clothes!
What to pack: Your suncream, camera and some music.
Couldn't have done without: Some chilled out time with my mp3 player.
Word of advice: You should definitely consider living with a family as it’s a great way to discover the real way of life and it is the best and easiest way to learn the language.
RA, French and Modern History, Queen’s University, Belfast
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