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Norway! by Amaia on 12 May 2009 1:45pm
 
I don't know who's going to be interested in that, but I have to tell the world: from mid-september 2009 to june 2010, I'll be in Norway for an internship! In Stavanger, to be precise (South-West coast).
I'll be working in differents schools to teach French... And everything seems so perfect, as it's the French ministry of Foreign Affairs that's organizing this.

I don't quite realize I'm going to Norway. Well, I've know that for not even four hours, but still, I think, I'll only understand I'm staying there nine months when I'm at Oslo international airport, wondering how you say " where's the train station?" in norwegian.
:)

(and I know they all speak English, but I'll learn Norwegian)
 
Re: Norway! by elina on 12 May 2009 1:50pm
 
That's great, congratulations! Such a great opportunity :) Norway is a beautiful country.
 
Re: Norway! by Holle on 12 May 2009 2:56pm
 
When you arrive at the airport and the lady with the micro speaks of somewhat that sounds like 'Uschlo', then you know you are right. I have been to Oslo last year, the company has sent me for a bit of research.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/saxhoe/sets/72157607326927473/

I still have some info material and lots of internet links that may be useful when you move there. Let me know if are interested and I'll send it to you. Prices may have changed at bit meanwhile, as I was there right when our current financial crisis started.
 
Re: Norway! by Amaia on 12 May 2009 8:29pm
 
Thanks Elina! Yes, it's amazing, I can't believe how lucky I am...!

And Holle, i'd love you to send me anything you have on Norway! :) I don't know squad about the country (i don't know if i use that expression right either, but it'll be ok, i guess), so i take anything i can...! And i'll discover the rest when I'm there.
 
Re: Norway! by peripatetically on 13 May 2009 12:06am
 
Actually, Amaia, it's "diddly-squat " but sometimes people shorten it to "squat" as a substitute. Funny, I haven't heard that expression for a while. Makes me laugh.
 
Re: Norway! by kazzzz on 13 May 2009 12:06am
 
Oh what a great experience, hope you enjoy every minute, Amaia.
 
Re: Norway! by Holle on 13 May 2009 8:01am
 
Amaia, you can find my email address in the Vital Statistics, let me know where I shall send you the files. Actually, our first plans were to start with Stavanger and switched later to Oslo, but I had already started collecting infos about accommodation etc. in Stavanger, lucky you ;-).
 
Re: Norway! by tucsonmike on 13 May 2009 1:44pm
 
C'est tres bon, Amaia. Bonne chance!
 
Re: Norway! by geordiegirl on 13 May 2009 4:26pm
 
Oooh yes, Amaia good luck & ENJOY!
 
Re: Norway! by Amaia on 13 May 2009 7:29pm
 
Thanks!
And thanks for the expression too.. I love using old fashioned expressions in English... like "jolly good", that I actually picked from the Pythons! :) (makes people wonder if I know that no one says that anymore...)

And don't you worry, I'll enjoy it... :D
 
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