Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sunday Night Closure Classes: A Grand Affair

                My closure classes for the school year had to be changed from Saturday morning to Sunday evening.  It was time for the national CET exams (College English Test) which all English majors must pass to receive their diplomas.  Saturday was … Continue reading

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Last Class Day Finally Arrives

            Today, Friday, is the last teaching day I will have at this school.    My Business English students, 1st years,  will finish their conversation tests by 9:30 a.m. Meanwhile, my second year students in English Education Class 102 will be having the … Continue reading

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Good-bye, My Little Friends! 再见,我的小朋友!

            I’ve mentioned before that Saturday afternoons are my time for the xiao pengyou (little friends, or children) to visit.  These campus kids come over from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for snacks, play with my games, enjoy special activities … Continue reading

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Our Haven for Misfits is Closing Up Shop

             In a past blog, I explained how our tiny English Center  has proven a haven for misfits.  Students such as strange Isaac, bullied Godfrey or shy Elise found a home in our Center, high above the campus on the … Continue reading

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