A few weeks ago, I decided on a whim, to apply for a volunteer position in an Immersion English program, called Angloville. I never knew these types of programs existed before coming across a description of the program on an international work exchange website. The thought of getting to experience a new culture (my choice was Hungary or Poland), meet local professionals, stay in a nice hotel, with nice meals in exchange for simply speaking English all day every day was definitely appealing.
Though I opted for Hungary when I applied, an opportunity came up sooner, in Poland. As I didn’t have much interest in traveling to Poland, and the travel to and from the country with hotels before and after the program was going to make the week’s ‘free’ lodging a bit expensive, I asked if I could do two weeks in a row versus just one.… Read more