I have been living in Toulouse for over four months now and I can safely say that my ability to talk to French people has improved in an unbelievable way. I was told before I came out to France by a man I respected that living abroad would be the making of me. 36 Here is my four-step guide to living in a foreign country:
1. Integrate (融合) with the culture and the people. It is very easy to go to work and just come straight home but this will lead to periods of huge boredom and loneliness. 37 Until recently, I did not believe that a friend made on a year abroad is a friend for life but now I do.
2. 38 I joined a church in Toulouse and as a result I now have a place to go to practise my faith. If you are a religious person this point could really help you. If you enjoy your exercise, joining a gym is also a good idea.
3. Speak the language. Even if you can’t speak the local language well, at least make efforts to try and improve. 39
4. Travel. 40 More importantly, it gives you memories that allow you to tell others of your experiences.
These are four things that allowed me to safely integrate into a totally foreign culture. Trust me, you don’t know how young and inexperienced you are until you live abroad for the first time.
A. Travelling around the country passes the time.
B. I can tell you that his words proved to be true.
C. Share with others some of the things you have.
D. Get into organizations that help you meet people.
E. Good luck to anyone who reads this and goes abroad.
F. The best thing to do is to go out and meet people everywhere.
G. This helps you become a more fluent speaker and more people will talk to you.
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