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... Chinese Kungfu Masters.
After returning to our dorms at Beijing Normal High School, at around 10:30 pm, we all crashed hard. Tomorrow we have a long day ahead of us again. When quick comment, "Is daddy in jail?" My daughter asked this when seeing pictures of me inside or dorm rooms here. :)
I apologize for the lack of pictures lately. I will do my best to upload some.
... is: Two students welcome us formally in Chinese and English, a Chinese student gives a welcome speech, an American student gives a welcome speech, a Chinese teacher or principal give a speech, and an American representative ( which happens to be me each time).
We were all given numbers 1-100 and were matched up with other Chinese partners for our stay at their school and in Zhoucun for the next two days. Boys are ...
... best essay(s). There will also be a prize for the best photos/videos taken on the trip.
It is also a day of preparation and testing for the kids. In Chinese high schools (10th-12th grades), the kids spend their 12th grade year reviewing for the "Gao kao3." This is similar to our SAT or ACT, except this test alone can determine what university you are able to attend. However, most ...
... sweet, Sichuan- hot chili peppers and garlic, Zhejiang-Fresh, not greasy, fish and dimsum, and Hunan-Hot and spicy.
Of course, all most all of these cuisines can be found in most provinces and have influenced each other over time. So the next time you eat Chinese, unless you are eating at a buffet, pay attention to what you are eating. :)
P.S. The Chinese would not like PF Chang or Peiwei; the sweetness would make them sick.
Today was a big day with a lot to do and see. The kids did not have Chinese class today. Instead, they visited the Cultural Center here on Shandong University campus.
After a brief introduction to Confucius and Chinese culture, we were taken in groups to different rooms on the 24th floor. Each room had different activities that taught us more about the culture. The first station was the tea ceremony. The ...