Nov 092015

More and more of us are choosing to study or work away from our hometown, which can lead to feelings of homesickness. But what can you do if you’re feeling homesick?
Jennifer and Finn discuss some things that you can do to relieve the feelings of homesickness and to keep in touch with your family and friends back home.




Vocabulary and definitions

homesickness: the feeling of missing home
lonely: feeling that you are alone
isolated: cut off
stressful: causing worry, upset or anger
to pine for something: to miss something very much
familiar faces: people that you know
panic attacks: feeling panicky and breathless
to withdraw from something: to step back from something
to stay in touch: to keep in contact with friends or family
ex pat communities: groups of people from the same country who live abroad

6 Minute English ’13 – Homesickness Transcript Video


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