Born: 15th December 1972

Anhui, China

Date of interview: 15th September 2006

Map showing where Ling came from

Tell me about what school life is like in the city there when you met your friend the first time?

The schools ... I think the teachers are very strict, compared to, you know, the children here ... We had to, it is a different pedagogy, the teaching style. We have to listen to what the teacher says ... to ... and have to respect the authority. I am still doing now. Respect our teacher and some, anyone above me which I think I have to change. You know ... The children are quiet,[pause] in that time we started our English lesson in primary school, about third year, in year three in primary school.