Nanlin Hotel Suzhou
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... to the one we went into! Am slightly perturbed as do not recognise anything and on strange street. I ask for bus stop but forget to ask for foreign people's bus stop. Set off but then realise my mistake and retrace footsteps whereupon a helpful man realises what I am looking for and sets me off to correct place. I spot our bus and whilst waiting for the others send a private prayer of thanks to my old ...
One Day More.
This is what we woke up singing and continued singing on the bus to school.
Knowing that we were doing no work today, we were excited to spend one last day with our students.
The first part of the morning was spent with a draw to give away all the resources that we have used over the last 3 weeks.
Then our classes joined together to watch "The Emperor's New Groove" which they thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... Of course, when I say a "traditional smaller town" in China, I'm still referring to a population of more than 10 million, which would make it the largest city in the United States.
There IS a charming old town section of Suzhou, though, and despite the fact Wushifu got a bit lost on the way there, we eventually found it. After checking into the hotel, we made our way down a pedestrian lane behind the hotel with a few nightclubs, including some hippie lounge meets ...