Xinhua Garden Hotel
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We arrived after a long flight. Went for a walk around the neighbourhood and had dinner in a nearby restaurant. Food was good. One dish had a fabulous flavour but spicy. Crashed around 9:30 pm. Shanghai is a vibrant young, and fast paced city. Very high end and things here are not cheap as one would expect. Visited the Bund. Good ...
... without asking for a dime. I bought him a box of marks and spencer chocolates (which were an accidental bargain- silly checkout lady- meant my gain), he insisted he didn't want them, until i begged. He had no choice. When i was walking away it crossed my mind that he may have been allergic and i forced him to take them. Either way, Marks and Spencers is a luxury!
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... my head so I had a wee nap which was nice! The most entertaining part of the trip was trying to see how many students we could manage to fit on a bus! Had a nice chat on the journey with fourth grader Mark, (who has now changed his name to Doloro fo some unknown reason!)
Always a treat to be out and about with the students!!
On the Friday I met up with my old friend Ainia and her friend Jin for dinner. Ainia and I worked together back ...
... I am trying to make the best of the situation. If anything, I am telling myself that this experience will help to teach me how to be more assertive when I need to be. And that will make me a better person and a better teacher! A nice thing about having another American teacher in the classroom is that we get to split the lesson plans and the planning. I teach a variety of subjects, including Language Arts, Phonics, Oral Language, Arts and Crafts, Speaking ...
Due to no internet connection, a crazy teaching schedule, and trying to get adjusted to China, I wasn't able to update my blog. I will start posting pictures and then write about them later.
Leaving California was harder than I thought it would be. On the day of, I didn't know how I felt. Everyone, as in my friends and family, wanted to take me to the airport but it would have been too much of a hassle if they'd drive their own ...