Katy

Welcome to my Year Abroad Blog I am a French and Italian student at the University of Bath and I’m spending my third year of studies abroad. I’ll be spending September-January in Aix-en-Provence, South of France and February-July in Naples, South of Italy. In both countries I will be studying at universities. This blog documents my journeys, experiences, friendships, highs and lows under posts headed with a new word I’ve learnt in the target language, or a word that best describes that experience. I’ll be updating the blog daily (as far as possible), with some longer and some shorter entries. As always with languages, who knows what I'll learn!

  • Un ventilateur - a fan

    Yesterday I slept awfully; the road outside my house was noisy, the bed wouldn’t unfold to its normal size and it was BOILING, BAKING, BEYOND ROASTING hot, the entire night long… I must have got about 20 minutes of sleep....

  • Arrivées - Arrivals

    Arrivées – the first word I saw when I got off the plane and stepped into the airport. It could only mean one thing: the Year Abroad had started… My journey was actually a fairly easy one. Around two hours...

  • Parola du Jour - about my blog

    This year, I will be spending one semester studying in Aix-en-Provence, France and the other doing the same in Naples, Italy. I cannot wait to get going, and to document my time there I've decided to post a new word...