Category Archives: Tiny Town on the Li River

Part 2: A Foreigner’s Glimpse at Troubled Southern China

 In yet another eye-opener, my Chinese organization (The Amity Foundation, 爱德基金会) had its foreign language teachers’ winter conference in Nanning, the capital city of Guangxi .  All the foreign teachers in our program, about 17 at that time, and their … Continue reading

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My Last Day in Longzhou

             My last day in Longzhou will soon come to an end.  Joe and several of my students are coming over around 7 p.m. to say good-bye.  Tomorrow morning at 9 a.m., the movers are coming with the truck to … Continue reading

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The First Farewell Dinner from Longzhou

                Vice-dean Liang Ling wanted to give me a happy send-off farewell so she planned that for yesterday evening:  a restaurant dinner party.                 There weren’t very many of us.  Many teachers are on the Chongzuo campus as they commute and others were … Continue reading

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My Last Sunday in the Longzhou Church

              This morning marked the last Sunday I’ll be attending worship in our little Longzhou church.  Cherry, my Christian student, has been quite the active evangelist in inviting her classmates and roommates to come with her this semester.  Today, we had … Continue reading

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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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