Whatever the difficulties working abroad might cause, there are millions of people working abroad right now, experiencing and
enjoying life in a different culture. But what's it like the first time you arrive in a new country?
Listen to our interviewees to hear their first impressions
of life abroad. As you listen try to answer these three questions.
1. What was the difficulty in France?
2. Which person learnt about what food the British ate?
3. Is non verbal communication more important in northern or southern Europe?
Read the transcript
Check your answers
Working Abroad radio programme 1
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: PAGE 1 OF 1
PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: CULTURAL DIFFERENCES?
PART 3: WHY WORK ABROAD?
PART 4: FIRST IMPRESSIONS
PART 5: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES