Aside from posters. How can I make my English-learning classroom in China look REALLY American?
I am an American and have just bought my first classroom in China for my English training center. I really like bees.
Asked By: asmylifeisdoneinwatermelonsugar - 6/20/2006
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I'm about as American as hotdogs and apple pie, but a flag and picture of our president in the classroom may be misconstrued as propaganda and lead to problems you may not want to deal with... More
Answered By: blueyes - 6/20/2006
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An American flag would be a good start, and a map of the U.S. and maybe a picture of the president. Use stencils to cut out phrases to put on the wall with colorful paper.
Answered By: Neerdowellian - 6/20/2006
What about an american picnic sort of theme??? Little picnic baskets to keep your supplies in and red and white checkered fabric would be cute. Maybe some red, white, and blue stuff would be nice too. You could even throw in some ant and bumble bee decorations to tie in your personal fondness of bees.
Answered By: theamazingtif - 6/20/2006
be sure to throw some gum wrappers on the floor
Answered By: Jimbo - 6/20/2006
Maybe try to get different snacks from America. They have some in china but not everyone has tasted that. Also get pictures of the different scenery from Grand Canyon, San Francisco, Mount Rushmore, etc. Anything that will show that there are other sceneries that China does not have. To match your bees, you can have... More
Answered By: fran c - 6/20/2006
I really like the picnic idea, keep it all red, white and blue. But stay away from putting up a picture of the president. That's a quick way to upset someone.
Answered By: star - 6/20/2006
My niece used common board games to assist teaching American ( not English) to her students in Korea. Really stimulated learning-- and was fun, too she said. You know-- Monopoly-- Sorry-- there was another one with more words needed but I can't think of it now-- good luck
Answered By: omajust - 6/20/2006
RED WHITE AND BLUE always works! Baseball theme could even work too, serve some apple pie and hot dogs. LOL kidding but the red, white and blue with stars would work. Good Luck
Answered By: Barbara S - 6/20/2006
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