Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 21

Happy Holidays

Wishing you all Happy Holidays and all the best for 2014! I was going to make a post about Christmas in Switzerland, alas I have left everything to the last minute and as I was about to start packing, I realized that it would probably be much better if I did the laundry first. And […]

December 14

Lack of support

There is something that has been puzzling me for a while. Why are people not supportive of language learning? Just yesterday I was talking to my mom and we were talking about the fact that I still have more free time than I want due to that shoulder (broken record I know…) and I said […]

December 05

Cambridge Proficiency Exam – Written

Today was the second part of the CPE. The day started really early and thanks to my shoulder and a lack of a proper schedule, getting up at the crack of dawn (or in fact well before dawn) is not fun. And it’s especially tough when it’s -5C outside. But I was on time bright-eyed […]

December 02

Cambridge Proficiency Exam – Speaking

Today was the speaking portion of the CPE and let me tell you, even though I speak English all day, every day I’m very glad it is done and over with. We were a group of three and I’m pretty confident that we did well. The first part is intros, ‘who are you?’, ‘what do […]