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Study abroad

26 articles
10 things to know on your first day of studying abroad
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If you’re reading this while preparing for your next adventure abroad, or if you are already in a fa...

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips
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Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the l...

Why an app isn’t enough to master a language
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In an age when we’re permanently glued to our phones, there is an app for pretty much everything – e...

Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how
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New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. ...

5 reasons to learn a new language this spring
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Spring brings plenty of change with it – blossoming flowers, baby animals, and the first rays of sun...

What’s stopping you from going abroad? 5 common problems and solutions
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Traveling the world, experiencing a new culture and speaking several languages and are high up on ma...

15 signs you studied abroad with EF
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Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. It will open doors you never imagined and bring y...

10 reasons why studying a language abroad is better than at home
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It’s one thing to learn the theory of a language and study vocab from a textbook at home, but it’s a...

Why learn English in Australia
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Australia. Even its name evokes wanderlust. Almost everyone knows someone who’s traveled to or studi...

How to pack for a year abroad (and why you should start getting ready now)
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When it comes to packing for an extended period of time away, there is no such thing as ‘too soon’. ...

How to live like a local (and feel at home from day one)
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It’s easy to feel alone, confused and even a little scared when moving to a new city. It takes a whi...

EF Talks: Ms Gordon, a star EF host, on the power of a hug
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On a chilly autumn morning in London, Ms Gordon opened her front door and greeted us with a warm emb...