Flying Anxiety

Getting over your fear of flying

As a Dutchie living in England and a lover of travelling, planes are like buses to me. I fly at least eight times a year; sometimes even more. This includes visiting my hometown in the Netherlands, going back to my home in Manchester and holidays. And even with all these flights every year, I am still scared […] Read more…

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How to become an English teacher online

As you might know, I follow an English and Creative Writing degree course at Manchester Metropolitan University in England. I’m starting my third and last year in September 2017, hoping to get my bachelor degree in July 2018. The dream is to get a writing/editorial job straight after university, so why am I following a […] Read more…

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How To Start Studying Japanese

I’m studying Japanese! On top of my normal English and Creative Writing degree course, I used to take extra Japanese classes. My university provided them and I didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to learn Japanese from a Japanese teacher. Now I’ve graduated from university, I’ve been trying to self-teach myself more. In […] Read more…

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How To Improve Your English

Surprise; English is my second language! Okay, maybe not a surprise because I’m quite open about it. But still – not too bad, right? In this blog post, I wanted to explain how I’ve learned English, how I constantly work on improving my foreign language skills and some tips on how to improve your English. […] Read more…

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How To Get Into University In England?

Studying abroad for a semester or one academic year is quite a common thing nowadays. Doing a full-time degree abroad is a different story. And yet here I am, having finished a full-time degree in English and Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. It has been tough, but it’s been by far the best things […] Read more…

The Cons Of Being Bilingual

Speaking more than one language is awesome. It helps your brain stay young, it can help your career and allows you to meet tons more people! But… Living in a country where they don’t speak your first language can get a little tricky… My English has definitely improved since moving to the UK, but there […] Read more…

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