Hanting Express (Suzhou Guanqian Second)
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... Su Laoshi for teaching me bus stop! Mike relieved to find me safely with the bus but heartbroken that the ice cold Diet Coke he had managed to procure for me from the cafe I couldn't find had succumbed to the 36 degree heat. Have asked Mike not to lose me again! Government silk factor interesting but not as good as the rickshaw ride through the old streets. Mike a bit wary and feeling guilty ...
... our graduation ceremony.
It was really nice.
We showed our slideshow, gave out the certificates, and took lots of pictures.
We shared memories over watermelon and said goodbye for now.
We really have grown fond of our Chinese colleagues and are sad to bid them farewell.
We got a bus back to the hotel in the pouring rain and begun packing up our hotel rooms.
We were distracted by a mysterious alarm and ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... on the sides to indicate where you should put your feet. And then you squat. Now don't get me wrong, I am all about squatting, even in western toilets, but the problem is being the lack of splashguards. Do all Chinese people have fecal covered ankles? Plus, there is NEVER any toilet paper or soap to speak of. That one speaks for itself. Needless to say, I was going through antibacterial like it was water, now having to wash my hands and legs!
Back to our lunch… ...
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