Tian An City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Changzhou
All the AQMs met at the Crown Plaza Hotel Wuxi on Friday 7th March for the second Dipont STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fair. The event started with a University Challenge quiz for the students, followed by a meal.
The following day we walked down to Tian Yi school (one of my centres), which is a beautiful centre on a lovely campus, for the presentations.
... but that is because there were signs up forbidding it! It started off with the usual patter about the silkworms etc. we then saw them unravelling the cocoons, eight strands into one string. The double cocoons were amazing, after soaking them in water they popped out the two larvae and spread the cocoon over a horseshoe shaped frame. There were different sized frames, but easily up to 30cms in height. They put about 100 layers on before removing ...
... from my life. I can see my own evolution as a teacher in China and it comes through. After all, to be an enthusiastic teacher you have to be full of enthusiastic, and it seems infectious. The teachers I am training range in experience, from 2-20 years, but all willing to learn. Their English is generally excellent and face the same problems as many Chinese English language learners. When we arrived on Tuesday, we were taken out to a fancy restaurant and treated to ...
... br> ‘They will pray to anyone, they will pray to Budha, to Allah and to God sometimes simultaneously.’ He answered. ‘In their mind, the protections from three gods surely are better than protection from one. All they care about is money and wealth; they would even pray to the Kuomintang if Kuomintang will make them rich.’
It is within this sort of medieval style of blissful religious ignorance that the Chinese ...
... the translation at the bottom left.
This is a large embroidery piece in the lobby.
The group picture.
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