Imagine that you are doing a project on what study abroad influencing factors are considered by students in Zetland. You have found some data on the subject – the results of the opinion polls (see the table below).
Comment on the data in the table and give your opinion on the subject of the project.
The opinion poll question:
Which factor plays a role in your decision to study in a foreign country?
Number of people (%)
Quality of education
Write 200-250 words.
Use the following plan:
– make an opening statement on the subject of the project;
– select and report 2–3 facts;
– make 1–2 comparisons where relevant and give your comments;
– outline a problem that can arise with studying abroad and suggest a way of solving it;
– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the importance of education in the modern world.
A language barrier can be a crucial issue for international students.
It is important that students studying abrod immerse themselves in the language environment. The language barrier problem goes away very quickly, once they are immersed.
University students while studying abroad may experience drastic changes in the local cuisine. (Being distanced from their comfort food can be difficult at times as the food varies from country to country).
Shopping for food products to cook their comfort food could be a solution.
Surfing the Internet to find the local cafes or food (delivery) services which serve the food international students are used to.
Coping with cultural misuderstandings can be a problem when studying abroad.
Learning from cultural misundertandings, and observing what others do, and how they do it will be an easy way to avoid many cultural misunderstandings.Feeling like an ousider may be challenging.
Meaningful relationships might help international students to start feeling safe and relaxed in their new country.