In my school, we do an exchange every year of upper school. They are usually a week long. Every student is assigned an exchange student, with whom they will have to be staying. Depending on the host families and students, a trip can turn out good or bad. This makes it a very important decision, but it´s usually difficult to choose someone out of a group of people you don´t know.
The main reason these exchanges are organized is to give us students the chance to speak the language we learn with people who actually speak it as their mother tongue. It´s a great opportunity to see for yourself how well you can communicate in another language. Continue reading Exchange Trips: My trip to France