#94 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College- My Last Semester May-Jun

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June 30th 2008
Published: September 23rd 2008
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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

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Impressive architecture reflects days long past.
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The inside of the auditorium of Hailing Theatre. We were here to enjoy a concert presented by New Star College featuring a visiting Russian classical pianist.
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This young man did not look very impressed at having to attend, children's day or no children's day!
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This young lady looked a little more interested!
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These little girls were very excited as they had been chosen to present boquets of flowers to Ms Ludmilla, the guest artist.
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Our MC from the New Star Academy finally got things started!
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Ms Ludmilla was presented with a special plaque by the principal of the academy.
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An accomplished pianist! So nice to enjoy something "cultural" on a lazy Sunday afternoon.
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The children were enthralled and flocked to the front of the stage for a closer look.
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Naturally 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!

24th September 2008

So now that you have had this great expeience, what's next???? Can't wait to hear what your plans are!!
25th September 2008

Hi Tredie
Love your stories and photos, Hope to be in China in March 2009 for 2 mts when do you plan to return to Oz?

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