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Chiara B
Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
International Relations, 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: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
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Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
The Irish accent is not very easy to undernstand even if you speak english already. Any way after a while you get use to it! People are nice, they repet and help you learn!
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Melanie A
Bates College, Lewiston, United States
Music and Musicology, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Language difficulties
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Administrative / Institutional
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Personal comments
There was no language barrier (aside from colloquial expressions and such), so it was not an issue. I did get a chance to learn basic Modern Irish, though, which was fun.
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Cristina C
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
European 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:
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
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Educational
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Personal comments
As Irish accent is a bit difficult to catch, be patient because it may take a little while, but after getting this, you will be prepared for everything!
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Tommaso D
Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
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: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
The irish people are very gentle and they help you when you are talking with them, so they help you a lot in learning english.
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markushx
Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Engineering, Electrical, 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: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
there're some spots where irish is spoken but in most places including university english is spoken
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Ines N
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Literature, Undergraduate, Independent
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
Ireland is a good place to learn english......kindof bridge between brithisn and american english
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