Welcome from Cesky Budejovice, Czech Republic to Part 3 of my blog series on the wrap up of my final teaching semester at Taizhou Teachers College and Nanjing Normal University Taizhou College.
May was a month of great contrasts and an enormous emotional roller coaster for the people of China. The horrific earthquake that struck Sichuan Province on May 12 absolutely paralyzed a nation. Everyone w... Read Full Entry
This blog was started in 2006 when I embarked on a new life adventure teaching English in China. It was a wonderful, enriching and enlightening experience. Many of you came on this journey with me.
For those of you who are searching for more meaning and satisfaction in your life and feel that teaching languages overseas might fit the bill, I enthusiastically encourage you to take up the challenge as I did nine years ago. You will never regret it. In fact you will probably say "Why didn't I do this years ago?"
I then began a journal of my journey home to Australia- the long way round! U... full info
Children's Day 18Ms Ludmilla was presented with a special plaque by the principal of the academy.
Children's Day 19An accomplished pianist! So nice to enjoy something "cultural" on a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Children's Day 20The children were enthralled and flocked to the front of the stage for a closer look.
Children's Day 21Naturally we were introduced. Turned out Ms Ludmilla has accepted a one year contract to teach music at the academy, so my colleagues will probably see more of her. A very enjoyable afternoon had by all!