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... legs! Next was Chinese language which was really good fun. Everyone was trying really hard and the teacher is great. In Chinese as well as the characters there's a language called Pinyin which is basically when they write it with English letters with accents, and it shows how to pronounce the word. However you don't pronounce just as you see so I kept writing my own phonetics beside the words to remind myself. Towards the end of the class Tom Bruce, the organiser ...
... got out of bed. However they then set off at 11.05 and we missed them. Luckily though Aimee was just arriving back from breakfast and Ruaridh was ready to go for some too so off we went together, Aimee showing us to the canteen. We made a plan to go see the Nanjing City wall and set off for the metro, stopping to collect Hamza and our rain jackets as there was a light smir in the air. The metro was pretty simple, very cheap and nice and clean. I was very glad of my Triposo app which ...
... turned into an hour and a half! Giving us just enough time to pack and check out before 12. With a few hours until we needed to be back at the airport to join the group we headed out to walk the local streets, taking care to note our route. We passed through some pretty, traditional, narrow streets and saw lots of interesting things for sale. In general we were heading to a big pagoda which we had spotted out of the window at breakfast and it wasn't hard to find. What we ...
... tell the CPs that tomorrow the school
is shut as there is some visit, but you are working Saturday to make
up. This happens all the time! Hence when we go into the centres the
CPs are often so pleased to see someone they can have a rant to (as they
have to distance themselves from their teaching staff to a certain
extent) that they often sound off! We see ourselves as a listening ear
and a critical friend for the centres most of the ...
Today we had another day of exploring with the Shephards. After Lochie's footy (soccer) practice and lunch, we picked up Caroline, Lucas and Oliver and headed to Zheng He’s Treasure Shipyard. A Chinese treasure ship was a type of large wooden ship in the fleet of admiral Zheng He, who led 7 voyages during the early 15th century. Through the grounds we explored gardens, statues, waterways, a replica ship (HUGE!) and a working temple. As you can ...