This is the third week
students studied at No. 14 Middle School at Hangzhou. So far, they have learned many useful topics such as describing daily life, making phone calls, dining out, bargaining, asking for direction, comparing transportation, and etc. They actively applied what they learned to real- life situations.
they have read several Chinese classical poems related to Hangzhou and west lake. They even tried to write their own poems in Chinese. Their knowledge about the Chinese culture, Chinese festivals and customs in particular, has also increased greatly.
In the afternoon class, they
learned how to draw Peking Opera masks and do paper- cutting. They also learned how to draw Chinese painting by using brush and ink. The teachers were very impressed by their great talents. All the work of art students made have been used to decorate the stage for the performance night.
As students have spent three
weeks with their host family, they have grown a close relationship with their host parents and siblings. To show their appreciation and gratitude, they all wrote a letter in Chinese to their host families. There were so many things they wanted to say and a short letter was just not long enough.
In addition to class,
Performance Night is a big event for this week. Students were busy rehearsing. All the teachers were amazed at students’ strong learning ability and diverse talents. Here are some pictures of students practicing. We will update the performance night very soon.