Monthly Archives: October 2011

Chinese and Taking Tests

This past week of teaching I gave my students a six question quiz on the movie The Queen. When we watched the movie I told the students they can take notes and use them on the quiz, although I don’t … Continue reading

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The Queen

This week in my English Culture class I am having the students watch the movie The Queen with Helen Mirren. This way they can relax a bit and still be exposed to British culture. When I announced to my first … Continue reading

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“Keep a young mind and you can be young forever”

Quote from  one of my students named Lynn

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Eat Brain…check!

Mmm, tastes like brain! My wonderful (WONDERFUL) co-teacher Erin and her husband Ricky invited Allyson and I to have hotpot with all of our colleagues from work. Such a great group of people. They are all best friend and I … Continue reading

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Shi Fu, An Gong Da! Kai!

Driver, Anhui University of Technology! Drive! Welcome to our school.

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Living the Dream

Please someone pinch us… My sister Amanda is studying abroad in Florence, Italy for the semester. My parents and youngest sister are going to visit her for a week during Thanksgiving and guess who will be joining them?! Elle and I … Continue reading

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High Tech Chinese Pencil Sharpener

This week I am having my students design their own family crest to present to each other. This gets the students creativity flowing which they don’t often get to express in the Chinese educational system and reduces my TTT (teacher … Continue reading

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