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... back whilst someone else did all the work but in the end he really enjoyed it and now he has practical imperialist empathy for the rickshaw drivers rather than imagined. We had a boat trip on the Grand Canal and visited another Scholar's garden within which I stick like glue to Mike for obvious reasons! We have a chat with two sweet children who were fascinated by the strange foreign couple and everyone ...
... to convey our concern to the front desk brought us a great deal of enjoyment.
We enjoyed our last dinner at the hotel in Kunshan (no dumplings though :( )
Our Chinese friends took us to a rock music club to celebrate our last night.
It was really empty when we got there at 7:30, but after about half an hour it was packed.
The band went on at 9:30 and the singer joked about never performing for this many foreigners.
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 ...
... most about China.
We had a smaller group today, but we sang many English and Chinese songs.
This time, the big hit was "Girlfriend".
Everyone knew the words and was singing along.
Another great experience.
3 more days till Beijing!
Thanks for reading, Mom!
Avril Lavigne- Girlfriend: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg59q4p uhmg
... walk” past the smells of burning incense (I now know to look for a temple when I smell 'that’ smell), down tree-lined alleys, busy sidewalks of main thoroughfares, and eventually down the Dong Bei pedestrian street that leads to the Humble Administrator’s Gardens. As we were nearing the entrance, I realized not only were we the only westerners around, but I had not actually seen another Westerner since arriving in Suzhou a few hours earlier. We weren’t in ...