Tianyang New Century International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... a large tuck filled with watermelon, at the same time. I can now have entire conversations, using basic English and a lot of pointing and charades, with all of my Chinese students.
A place that I once viewed with trepidation, confusion, and sometimes disgust, is now a place of friendship, learning, and memories that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.
I guess the only question now is where should I go next...?
... Throwing on my best top and dark jeans I try to ignore the fact that no matter how well I try and dress it will pail in comparison to the Chinese teachers Slacks, button up shirts ,and blazers.
Kindergarten starts at 8:20 but I need to be there at 8. Usually around 8:05 35 overly hyper 3-5 year olds come barging into class. After dividing up the kids into smaller groups of 6 or 7 kids I grab a group and ...
... 3. the school cafeteria. just picture an American school cafeteria and replace it with dirt covered walls and floors ( remember that hacking coughing spiting nastiness i was talking about earlier? they do it inside as well.) Then replace the food with rice , tofu, chicken feet and boiled veggies with enough red pepper in them to knock someone out.
4. I don't understand anything that is going on. One time I was in an assembly at ...
... cow they had hanging from the ceiling. I ended up passing on the beef. Not only was I confused as to how to order the meat (I didn't want to end up with an entire cow leg) but I must confess I was sort of turned off of the whole meat idea when I had to walk through bins of un-refrigerated livers , hearts, and intestines to get to the warm hanging slabs of meat.
Undaunted I instead headed to the ...
The school I'm teaching at is huge. It has three parks, a soccer field , a track , outdoor ping-pong tables , a work out park, a tennis court, a pool they open in summer, a lake complete with paddle boats, a walking trail, and four dorms. The weather has been really nice here the last couple of days so I was finally able to walk around outside and explore.
My favorite part of ...