It is a bit of a new phenomenon. A product of the European Economic Union.
These days we are seeing more and more young French university grads coming over on year-long, working/holidays to improve their English skills.
Most of us know just how jealously the French guard their language. Why not? It sounds prettier and more elegant than most, It is, in fact, a language made for music and poetry.
Buut likerit or not, English is the de facto language of the 16 member EU. Hence the number of French students here at the hostel.
Gladys is a young French university graduate with a degree in Marketing. She is here to work and study to obtain gther necessary language skills to compete in the ever expanding European job manrket.
In the short time she has been with us, we have already noticed a marked improvement in her English skills.