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Rachel Ptashinsky
Vouloir, c'est pouvoir!
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Before any of you have a chance to ask...Donald, le chat is doing wonderfully! Here's the evidence of Emma and Maddie making a new BFF...pour toujours! "Dang, it feels good to be a gangster!" (Shout-out to Donald, le chat, THE O.G.!) Here's the real deal though...After class on Monday, we... Continue reading
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Well, what could have been a better way to start our weekend than a special visit from Donald, le chat! After about a week and a half without seeing him even once, you can imagine just how happy we (especially our program leader, Becca!) were when he came out to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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For this week's cooking workshop, Group Esquirol had the opportunity of making "Pain perdu" and "Crêpes!" For a more detailed outline of the activity, be sure to read last week's blog here: Holy Crêpe! These Toulousers Can Cook! Here are some of our great shots from this week! Emily really... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Our first excursion was a great success! We visited the beautiful city of Carcassonne...or, as one of our student's French teachers back in the U.S. calls it, "The Disneyland of Medieval Castles!" The day started with an hour and a half bus ride in possibly the nicest tour bus I've... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today for Into The Community, we had the pleasure of practicing French vocabulary associated with ordering at cafe's and restaurants! Our group (Level 1) went to Le Bol Bu in Place Esquirol...for "the best crêpes in Toulouse!" Shout-out to Mathilde for the recommendation! Having never been to a sit-down restaurant... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Bonjour à tous! What could have been a better way to start the day than capturing one of our program leaders, Becca, like this?! ...and yes, to answer your question--Donald (le chat) ate some of une banane! Upon arrival at the orientation site, we split into two groups. Group A... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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