|Relaxing on the Riviera|
Walking around the streets of my beautiful town is absolutely breathtaking. Once I got over the initial excitement, I slowly began to realize that I could not communicate with the locals in the way I'd like to.
|Locals on a stroll|
|Magical French Riviera|
While I can speak some French words and order in a restaurant, I am unable to hold a conversation and become fully immersed in the local culture.
With time, my French has improved and I have found ways to become saturated in the French lifestyle. I can go to markets, discover local art, participate in CEA cultural workshops and communicate to locals without words - a task that communicators usually struggle to master.
|Learning French the right way|
Through these experiences I have began to understand the ins and outs of intercultural communication.
Sam Y. is the Fall 2017 MOJO Photographer in the French Riviera, France. She is currently a Junior studying Mass Communications & Marketing at Towson University.
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