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Liverpool John Moores University

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4.19 / 5 based on 103 reviews
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Emma M
Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Engineering, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
When I first arrive in Liverpool, it was dificult for me to understand the people, because they speak a dialect and their accent is quite strong.In the residence, I was sharing a flat with three British guys, from different places, (different accents, slang...).They used to speak very quickly as well, and I could understand anything. But finally, It was allright.I had no problems with the lecturers
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Nerea F
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Engineering, Mechanical, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
I went to Liverpool to finish my Final Proyect Degree and at work the language wasn´t a problem, but in your social life can be difficult the first 2months because in Liverpool they have "their own english"...after 2months...you don´t have any problems!!!
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michela b
Università Degli Studi Di Roma - Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Business Studies, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
it has been a great opportunity to improve my language and communication skills and to keep on improving thanks to the international network of friends i have
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Julie A
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
Language, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The fact that I lived with British girls and in a residence where there were only 3 French students helped me to make progress. At university too, I met people and after talking with them for many months I could see the improvements I had made.
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linda a
Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
Language, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: French
Local language was: Different than language of instruction
Was learning French a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The local accent can be a bit surprising, but a couple of weeks emerged in the language and it all starts to make sense, promise.
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pedrocn
Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
Translation/Interpretation, Graduate, Erasmus
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Although local accent may be regarded as a handicap, it is indeed a great way of getting along with difficulty in oral language.
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