Travel Blogs from Shishi
... 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.
... I am now doing some tutoring work for the office staff. It is actually quite fun and a short walk from campus. It’s adding a nice amount of extra income each week too, which makes it easier to pay off my bills back home. I think the thing about this whole situation that has impressed me most is that I literally had a job opportunity walk right up to me at dinner. I could live here very comfortably on the money I am making from this part time job. I cannot imagine having dinner ...
... 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 ...
... The only decent moment of perplexity I had this week was when I witness the propane delivery guy texting while driving. It was perplexing because he delivers 30gallon tanks of propane using a motorcycle. He can fit about 6 tanks on the sides and back of his bike. So he was texting, while driving a motorcycle, with flammable gas hanging on the sides, and he was smoking a lit cigarette. There are days when I am convinced that I am in some form of redneck ...
... many of them talked about Socrates and how much his method worked to make students think for themselves I’d have hoped for more than half to give really decent answers. I was very sadly disappointed. Maybe 5 of them were able to give an answer satisfactorily. The best of the whole group, was a girl who rather than talk about the same boring points as everyone else, spent a decent amount of her speech discussing the two philosophers treatment of women and how it affected ...
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