MODULE
Lesson 28 Education abroad
1. Would you like to study English abroad? Why(not)?
1. Would you like to study English abroad? Why(not)?
What do you think? Complete the sentences with one of the countries.
What do you think? Complete the sentences with one of the countries.
2. Look at this picture. What can people do while they're studying abroad?
2. Look at this picture. What can people do while they're studying abroad?
3. Why do people study abroad? Can you think of any reasons and benefits of studying abroad?
3. Why do people study abroad? Can you think of any reasons and benefits of studying abroad?

Read this information. Did you have any of these ideas?

Read this information. Did you have any of these ideas?
Cover the text. Remember as many reasons as you can.
4. Look at these quotes. How do you understand them? Do you agree with them?
4. Look at these quotes. How do you understand them? Do you agree with them?
5. Read the text about experience of studying abroad and complete the gaps with given words.
5. Read the text about experience of studying abroad and complete the gaps with given words.

I have come to the University of Birmingham as an (1)___________ student to study English, that is mainly literature, (2)___________ and translation.

From the very beginning I have had (3)___________ that I am living a wonderful experience. First of all, living (4)___________ for a whole academic year is really exciting and (5)___________. I got to meet new people, to discover another (6)___________, another way of studying too, and last but not least, it was the best way for me to (7)___________ my English.

But I cannot write about my Erasmus (8)___________ in Birmingham without mentioning the part that the university (9)___________ has played in it. My Erasmus tutor in the French (10)___________, my tutor in the English department, (11)___________ my lecturers and other members of staff have definitely (12)___________ it easy for me to select courses and find what was (13)___________ for me. They were ready to answer any question at any time when (14)___________ needed them.

To put it in a nutshell, I would highly (15)___________ spending one year abroad as an Erasmus student to anybody wishing to live the time of his or her (16)___________.

I have come to the University of Birmingham as an...
6. Are there any disadvantages of studying abroad? Watch this video and find out about some drawbacks.
6. Are there any disadvantages of studying abroad? Watch this video and find out about some drawbacks.
Studying abroad: Expectations VS Reality
Studying abroad: Expectations VS Reality
Duration (m)
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7. Discussion questions.
7. Discussion questions.

a)     Do you intend to study abroad? Which country would you choose? Why?

b)    Do you think studying abroad can have a beneficial effect on your future?

c)     Where would you choose to live if you had a chance to study abroad?(home stay, a campus)

Do you think it's good for you to work as an au pair while you are studying?

a)     Do you intend to study abroad? Which country would...
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