Overseas Chinese Hotel
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... and of knowledge.
I'm settling in here at Xiamen University. I'm slowly becoming accustomed to the busy streets, masses of people, packed buses, new foods, different customs, higher buildings, shorter tables, hotter days, foreign language and bolder life. With each day that I'm here, I feel more at home, and some mornings home seems but a far off childhood dream that never was reality. With each 25 minute walk to class and back again, ...
... 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.
... a short trivia game for the rest of the audience giving away tickets for a concert for a Chinese pop-star. The poem was now completed and they moved us over to a table where they had a famous calligrapher begin painting (Jenn here, and just to be technical, it's writing, NOT painting) the poems on 2 meter long scrolls of rice paper. He even incorporated the characters for my Chinese name 林乌木 Lin WuMu(Roughly translated “Forest of Dark Wood“). When ...
... 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 ...
... because as Sophomores this is their last English class and they aren’t studying the way they should. The grades haven’t been too horrible. They don’t quite have a perfect bell curve but I think that has more to do with their studying habits than with the actual exam. We’ve had a couple of windy days now because of the typhoon passing to the south of here and the weather has been beautiful for us. My only complaint is that it is very ...