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Episode 16

Adam is impressed by how much you know about London. In Newcastle, Carolina meets a horrible customer in the shop and that's just the start of a very bad day.

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If you don’t live at home or you lived away from home in the past, do you (or did you) ever feel homesick? If so, what do you do to make yourself feel better? Even if you’ve never felt homesick, what advice would you give to Carolina to make herself feel better?


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I think feeling home sick in common between the foreigners that live  in other countries. No matter that they have came for studying or living. I as a student in Germany feel home sick very much, specially when the weather is cloudy and rainy, because I came from a sunny and warm country, Iran. But it´s the way it is! I have to accept the situation and find a way to overcome the home sick.                     I can have a better feeling by listening to the Persian music, watching the Persian film or even eating at the Persian restaurant . Chatting with the other foreign friends and listening their experiences and problems is another way. I find out sometimes that my home sick is much less important in compare to their problems!

When I was a student I left home for participation in a student program and spent  four months in the USA. I was far away from my parents, friends.The first month was very difficult for me. I felt homesick and cried a lot. I think that only time cures. Also you can meet rude people everywhere, so you should be stronger. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. 

Hi Nargiz87,
What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. That's really nice quote!
The very best of luck,
Kind regards,
Umi Zahrok

I think she should think more in her boyfriend and friends in the UK. And the things that she has already won there.

four years ago i left my house and i moved in Milan.
In the first time it was difficult because i knew only my sister but then i met a lot of people above all in the university.
I think that is important to go away from the parent's house because only so you can grow 

When I feel homesick I trying travel and so I feel better. Or also I try to look a funny movie or read a good book that make me forget a little.
Bye, bye

Hi FloDieci,
I absolutely agree with you.
Warm regards,
Umi Zahrok

Hi FloDieci:
Traveling makes me  feel better as well. On the other hand , thanks to the internet , contacting with the others form different cultures gives me new experience and stepping forward with my everyday-learning.
admin will you please edit my text above and show me any mistakes in building the sentences.

I am MOHANAD not Mohammed.
I think if Carolina go to the nature she will be so much better than the first time.
Once I have been in another country. it was awful, so that time Did not stop crying. without my friends without anyone I know. it was hard time for me but then I called my mother then I felt so much better than the first time and my mother said to me to be happy and quiet. because she want to come to me into five hour then I felt like I am in heaven because I didn't know anyone there and it is really isn't easy to make a relationship with the other people who cannot speak your language. but I was lucky. because I can speak English language well.

I'd like because I feel very good. I hope to learn more every day.
Thanks. Yenifer