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Brief einer Austauschschülerin aus der südafrikanischen Union

Hello, my name is Carolien Yntema and I come from South Africa. I live in the southern part of South Africa, about 45km from the Mother city, Cape Town. My home language is Afrikaans, which is close to Dutch.

I am an exchange student with FSA Youth Exchange and I will be in Germany for 4 weeks. We are about 140 students from South Africa (between the ages of 15 to 18) in Germany at the moment.

The reason why I came to Germany is because FSA only exchanges with Germany, but that suited me just fine because I have always been fascinated with European countries. This is my first exchange experience and I had the option to stay for a month or for three month. I felt that three month away from my family and friends was too long for me, so I decided a month is good! An exchange is really fun but it also has its hard parts. I mean the adapting is the hard part. It’s so different than home. 

In Germany I live with Michelle Schaar and her family in Redekin. So far it’s been fun and everything is going great, we get along just fine! At home I live in a big town so for me it’s a lot different in a small town like Redekin.

I can’t speak German so the communication is quiet hard, but each day I learn new words and I hope by the time I go home I can say: I can speak German.

If you or someone you know would like to take part in an exchange to South Africa you can visit this websites: www.fsayouth-exchange.de or www.fsayouth-exchange.co.za

Thank You to everyone for receiving me so friendly.

Tschüss
Carolien Yntema