Welcome to the last post in the Blogging Every Day in France series. I am actually not currently in France anymore. Honestly, I have no idea where I am right now. According to the map, I am in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. A month ago when I took the flight to Paris, I... Continue Reading →
Today I pack, tomorrow I leave. We had our last class in Rennes this morning. We ate our last meal in the Rest U. I took my last bus ride on C2. I ate my last dinner with my host family and took my last shower in Rennes. Tomorrow at this time, I would be... Continue Reading →
How much do you remember about WWII? History is a required course in middle school and high school in China. Every one is asked to recite those important dates and events happened in China back then. We need to remember the significance of each of the events. But after you finished the test, how much... Continue Reading →
Canicule, a french word, means "heat wave" in English. Our professor taught us this on our way to Caen, a city in the Normandie area. We left Rennes this morning to do a two-day excursion in Normandie area for cultural experience. It was 96 degrees(36 in celsius) in Rennes, and according to my weather forecast,... Continue Reading →
I literally almost forgot about this post tonight. I am not in a good mood today, for the whole day, not only because I did not get a nice grade in both the exam and take home test(I mean, I did fine), but also because the weather is not nice enough. Since Sunday, the weather... Continue Reading →
In yesterday's part one post, I listed three external reasons about why you should study abroad. Today, we're gonna look into how studying abroad can benefit you as a person. 1. A broader way of seeing problems The worst word in the world is "stereotype." How many of you think all Chinese know Kongfu before... Continue Reading →
Since it's approaching the end of the program, I think I should do a two-part post series about why you should study abroad. I will combine both my experience as a full-time UR student and also my experience in France. Including this post, there will only be seven posts left in the project. Fewer than... Continue Reading →
If you think I am so lazy that I skipped today's post, you are wrong. I am still here blogging, just a bit late. Je suis en retard. Why would I blog now? Today is friday and we are done with class right after noon. What did I do for the whole afternoon and evening?... Continue Reading →
"Your host family will provide you with both breakfast and dinner so you will need to take care of your own lunch." I still remember the pre-departure meeting we had about this program. We were told that we need to pay for our own lunch in Rennes. Three and a half weeks into the program,... Continue Reading →
Nantes, known for the l'edit de Nantes, is a city close to the river/canal. It plays an important role in the trade of slaves and it's now a great place for tourism. Anyway, hi guys, how's everyone doing? We went to Nantes yesterday as a cultural experience. The famous french religious war was actually officially... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone, welcome to Blogging Every Day in France! Excited about my adventures in France? Click on the project: Blogging Every Day in France from the main menu to know more about France and my struggles here. I have a really bad way of starting today's post but that's because I am not in a... Continue Reading →
Gaokao ended a few days ago and Bac is about to start in France. I've been reading a lot of posts about Gaokao these days. We have people hating it or loving it. Bac is kind of French Gaokao. People are really stressed out and put a lot of effort in getting good grades. Bac also determines your future education. What's the difference?
Warning: things in this post is very negative. The author is struggling again in France and this time, the problem is basically unsolvable. If you are really into french life, don't click in because you might be annoyed. I'm definitely not a supporter of french life.