Tianjin Super Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
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The comment: Why do these guys do this? OK, that was another question but here comes the comment. I suspect they only do it for foreigners. OK, the difference of Y30-40 is only about $NZ8 but it is the principle. He had decided I was an easy ‘mark’ (he was right) and he’d give it a shot. I now don’t want to buy from there again. Ok, perhaps I will but I’ll be more ...
... of other students and expats living here in Tianjin. To me, the best part is the fact that just about everybody who attended there had some kind of accent! There were people from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Sudan, Korea, Columbia, Mexico, Canada, and a bunch of other countries that I can't remember right now. A lot of people, like me, were attending for the first time and we all took turns introducing ourselves and saying why we came ...
... studying to be teachers of Chinese at my school, we spend about 2 hours together and they teach me Chinese for an hour and then I talk with them, individually, for an hour in English, the things that they need help with is pronunciation and word stress, if you look in a linguistics book it's not hard to teach. You need the phonetic alphabet and a fair understanding of syllables. It's very unlikely that your grammar is better than theirs, so focus ...
I want to shift 100,000,000 tons of goods easily. How can I do that? I know, I'll build a canal. How long a canal? Oh, about 1,700 kms. That sound OK? And when shall we start this large project? Oh, how about in 486 BC? And along the way, let's invent a 'pound lock’ to enable the ships to travel up elevations as well as down. Ok, let’s get started …
And so ...
... with English phrases on them.
Everywhere I go, people are always
staring at me, especially when I go to huge shopping places like Binjian Dao.
Seeing foreigners China is still a rare thing, but especially black people, so
most Chinese people don’t really seem to know what to make of us. The looks I
get from toddlers, however, are the best! Their facial expressions always seem
to be a cross between fear, excitement, and confusion all at the same ...
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking