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... is unlike that in any other city in China. For example, we visited the QingJing Mosque there, which is the oldest mosque in this country. We saw evidence of Manicheanism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity.
I was amazed.
The world is a beautiful place. I am so blessed to get to explore it for a little while.
The world awaits. Be you. Be free. Seek adventure.
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... would get a good grade. She got a high B so we played dumb and said "That's a good grade, right?" The other situation was when Jenn was asked to make sure any students on the basketball team passed their classes, even though two of them never came to class or did any of the homework and bombed on the final. We submitted the grades as Fs and let our academic handler actually change the grades.
Otherwise most of ...
... currently nearly finished working on creating our Final Listening Exams. I’ll start at the beginning of the list which occurred a couple of days after we got back from our government trip. One of my students sent me an email asking if Jenn and I were interesting in attending an exhibition at one of the local hotels. We get a lot of invitations from students (usually looking for a grade bump) but she said it would include some traditional Chinese culture like an incense ...
... 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 ...
... now. The dust and smog are pretty bad. I’m having to mop every week to keep it reasonable in the apartment. More and more I’m becoming used to some of the more bizarre or frankly disturbing things here. I’m not really surprised when young children defecate or urinate on the sidewalks and in public places. The treatment of stray cats and dogs here is terrible and so I’m used to the poor things eating out of garbage and having no ears or tails due ...