Riad Dar Haven
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... intense here. I always have to check the clock to make sure that I dismiss my class at reasonable times and will not get stuck inside somewhere like a grocery store.
We just had another teacher come in today. We are quite the interesting group. I am the baby, as I am only 21. There are 4 other Americans--our amazing coordinator, another teacher who is working on her masters and was previously at ...
... The second was a bit more difficult since the students were at a beginning level. Our department's lack of knowledge about some basics also makes the situation even harder. sigh.
In general, I'm alright thus far with Saudi society. It's a pain taking taxis everywhere, but hey. I don't have to pay for a car, gas, or insurance. I also worry about my residence permit/iqama here. Apparently, people in the kingdom have ...
... seem to be working to get everyone to practice vocabulary. I have also taken it upon myself to make my classes of, which means I do a lot of miming. Class clown = teacher. Fun. I also love seeing their drawings and acting. They are typically shy at first, but I get them laughing and have successfully made them come out of their shells.
This week's been a bit boring, as I just teach, wait for ...
... coming to saudi to work. I just shrugged; I'm actually pumped to teach here. I got back and didn't sleep very well; thus, I pretty much just slept this whole day away. I was ****** at myself because I hoped to go out shopping, but I guess I'll do that soon enough. In the meantime, I've just been working on my arabic, looking in to more info about saudi arabia, reading, watching CNN, and sleeping. Exciting life!
Orientation starts on Saturday. Wish me luck :)
Al Heet is a town just outside of Riyadh. The cave itself is not one of the tourist attractions you'll find on the internet. All the same it's always amazing finding places that naturally retain a lot of water in this very dry climate. Also, like most places here sadly, it looks like a tourist attraction with all the litter in and around it.