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Do expat kids become expat adults?

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Expat children become expats as adults A recent poll conducted by St. John’s among adults who grew up as expat children shows that the large majority of them actually become expats themselves. Despite the transient nature of expat life and ... Read More »

Expat Chat – a new discussion forum

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Launching a new expat forum – Expat Chat! I’m proud to announce the launch of the new Expat Chat discussion forum! Expat Chat is a private, members-only area to offer help and support to others in their expat lives. Why ... Read More »

Top 3 benefits of being an expat child

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Top 3 benefits of growing up an expat child St. John’s International School conducted a poll among 131 people who grew up as expat children and asked them for the main benefits. Respondents were asked to pick their three choices ... Read More »

Quotes about languages

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Quotes on learning a foreign language Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.~ Ambrose Bierce There is no such thing as an ugly language. ... Read More »

The importance of friendship

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Quotes on friends and friendship To have a friend and be a friend is what makes life worthwhile. ~ Unknown Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will ... Read More »