1st English Corner

I found out about English corner from LM and XY when I came here on holiday in June.

They meet on Sunday afternoons from 2pm until about 5pm at 12时令tea (shílìng ; 12 seasons tea), about 100 metres from Exit A of 江陵路 (jiānglíng lù ; Jiangling Road) metro station.  Look for the golden lion:

It was great to see LM, XY and JD again, to make some great new friends, and to hear about EA’s travels.

For more information about this English Corner, check out https://site.douban.com/278811/ or their Facebook page, here: https://www.facebook.com/hzecers/.

On the way back to my host family’s home, I was approached by an older gentleman who asked if I would like to teach English to kindergarten kids.  An interesting opportunity, and certainly something to think about.  But, I don’t think it was an offer of paid employment, it was voluntary, and while I am here on a tourist visa I am not supposed to do any form or work, paid or otherwise (as confirmed by the Chinese embassy in London).

Back at the apartment, XC and I spent some time playing until she had to go to bed.

All in all, a very blessed and full Sunday.  Chinese course starts tomorrow!

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