To enrich the extracurricular life of our foreign students and give them a chance to experience the Chinese history and culture, the International office organized the foreign students to visit the Great Wall on 19th, October.
All of the foreign students were so excited.They shared ideas with each other about the Great Wall with great interest as they listened to the teacher talking about its long history and culture.Many students had heard so much about the Great Wall, saying“We have been looking forward to visiting the Great Wall for a long time. We just can not wait for it!”
Fall October, the maple trees were in their autumn glory of russets, reds and browns.From the Great Wall, overlooking the colorful scene, all the foreign students were lost in admiration of the beauty of the scene and posed for photographs with it. Many beginners of the Chinese languagepracticedspeaking the proverb “He who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man.”in Chinese (“不到长城非好汉”)over and over again.
Many foreign students said that they had already learned a lot about the Great Wall of China before they came to China. But today, personally on the scene,they were astounded by the spectacle of the Great Wall, andalso the wisdom and tenacity of the Chinese people.
After this trip, the foreign students truly witnessed the majestic Great Wall, which greatly deepened their understanding to the Chinese culture and also helped them to be absorbed into their lives in China.