Still, thank you for the space. Since I have recently been acutely reminded by several of you who sincerely missed hearing from me, I’m back. So, to try to encapsulate the last five weeks:
My schedule has finally settled down, and I don’t think anyone will envy me the “opportunity to have such enriching experiences.” And I don’t have to remind you that it’s all in French, even though now that is a much less difficult detail.
10-12: Germanic Cultural and Linguistic Change
12-14: Sociolinguistic Approach to the Situation in
16-17: English-French Translation
11-13: Regional Language and Culture
13-17: English teaching internship at bilingual school in town
17-18: Linguistic Diversity in
9:30-14:30: English tutoring
11-12: French Linguistics
12-14: Internship teacher’s meeting
18:30-20: Couples’ Dance
12-14: Linguistic Policy in Education
Yes, I do like all my linguistics classes, and am glad to have the opportunity to learn so much about the field. My English teaching internship is for my TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) degree, something I’m hoping to do for the next several years, whether outside or within the
If you’re gonna do it, do it up big
Then came the season of Carnival. Move over, New
We went directly from
And then, during a two-week “winter break” three weeks after classes started (I know, rough life), we had another BCA excursion to see the Carnival in Basel, Switzerland, supposedly the biggest one around. Though we arrived at noon, it began at 4:11am, when all the lights in the entire city were turned out for the lantern procession officially opening the Carnival.
one of our BCA director’s sons, four years old, face-painted, thoroughly enjoying the parade.
A Familiar Face
Tuesday to Friday I spent in
Contemplating said crooked tower, the town of
Me with Amy and Nicole, a common combination for dinner.
Soon to come…
And finally, I spent all last week traveling in
ps. I bought a bike! A genuine French Rembrandt, with a lovely bell.