Garden Hotel

West Section of Huxin Street, Quanzhou, Fujian, 362000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Quanzhou

Post Grading

A travel blog entry by friedtuna

... passed and we haven't had too many beseeching emails from unhappy students about their exams. The ones we do get always start out with "Dear Sir, I really loved your class, and you are so funny, and handsome and a very good teacher, and I love learning English from you, but why did I only get a 88% on the final exam?" If I didn't know better, I could be convinced that I am truly the best English teacher ever made.


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Thanksgiving, Business Ceremonies, and Jobs.

A travel blog entry by friedtuna

... done they presented it to me and my freshly created personalized man-perfume. After all of that I got to sit back down and we entered the endurance part of the event. The owner of the perfume company went into a 1 hour long speech on the state of the company and why is was a good company and everything else about the company. This was an endurance test for us because it was all in Chinese and I understood absolutely none of it. How long can you pretend to look interested (it ...

An Escape from Mao

A travel blog entry by friedtuna

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... in front of it. The tour guides were quick to tell us that Mao had visited the place once but without any real enthusiasm. There were a number of classrooms which are distinguished only by a small platform at the front where the teacher would sit in front of their students. Built right next door was a Confucius school of learning and we got lucky enough to see a group of primary school children reciting poetry on ...

Is it November already?

A travel blog entry by friedtuna

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... because as Sophomores this is their last English class and they aren’t studying the way they should. The grades haven’t been too horrible. They don’t quite have a perfect bell curve but I think that has more to do with their studying habits than with the actual exam. We’ve had a couple of windy days now because of the typhoon passing to the south of here and the weather has been beautiful for us. My only complaint is that it is very ...

Critical Shortage of Critical Thinking

A travel blog entry by friedtuna

... takes each person nearly 2 minutes to set up. The other fun we had last Saturday was filling the roles of Questioners for the first round of the All Fujian English Public Speaking Competition. Our job was to provide each contestant with a question after their speech. That was simple enough; the hard part was listening to 50 speeches that were all on the same topic “When Socrates meets Confucius.” This topic isn’t horrible since it poses the quandary of ...

Location

This hotel, located on West Section of Huxin Street, Quanzhou, is near Kaiyuan Monastery, Qinyuan Mountain, Luoyang Bridge, and Lao Zi Statue.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent