Everyone was excited to get to know each other and even though most of us probably sounded horrible, everyone wanted talk in French, which is great. There are several full-year students with us, which is really helpful! I am one of the few students who have already studied Arabic, so I feel kinda special. I wasn’t shy, and I’m very proud of myself for that. And I walked home without getting lost!
Here’s basically all we learned today:
Marseille is pretty safe, and there’s almost 0 chance of you getting murdered. But casual theft is huge. Some common-sense advice:
Oh and we also took a 2.5 hour long French proficiency test.
But after meeting people today, I’m even more excited to get to know my classmates and professors and the city and to meet my French partner!