A Trip to an Unfamiliar Place
Adwoa A Adu 10/1/12 English 101 Closing Draft A Journey to an unfamiliar place It began after I was referred to as to see the principal of my faculty (highschool), we had been truly 5 women concerned and we had been travelling to England as a result of we had an trade program with a college in Kent, England referred to as the Weald of Kent Grammar College for women. I used to be so excited as a result of it was my first time travelling exterior Africa and it did have an excellent impression on me. In all, we had been about thirty college students chosen and these college students needs to be good academically and now have good morals.
Earlier than we left for England there have been quite a lot of preparations we did whereas we had been inn faculty, we learnt some new dances, poems in French and different dialects in my nation Ghana, this a part of studying dances was humorous as a result of it was so exhausting for since I'm not an excellent dancer however I made it by way of on the finish. We additionally learnt different cultures as a result of we had been going to have some shows within the faculty and we didn’t neglect ailments which might be killing Africans like Malaria, AIDS, Tuberculosis and so forth, we did researches on these once we went again residence on trip. We got here again to highschool from our trip with our baggage prepared to go away for England.
From faculty to the airport was very boring, it was about an hour and thirty minutes’ drive, we left faculty round 6pm and arrived on the airport eight:30pm our aircraft was taking off at 12 midnight so we hanged across the airport for a few hours. My dad was there with so was different mother and father with their daughters. I had blended emotions on the time my dad was there until he left as a result of I used to be unhappy and the truth that I used to be leaving him and joyful as a result of I used to be travelling to a spot I had by no means been earlier than. We checked in at 10pm and the aircraft took off at 12 midnight.
It was boring within the aircraft so I slept from Ghana to Morocco the place we made a transit and we took one other aircraft from Morocco to London Airport the place the Weald of Kent women picked us from they took us to their faculty and we met the households we had been going to stay with I met my family too and we went to their home. My first day with them was a sense I can’t actually categorical with phrases however I'll say I used to be very shy as a result of I hadn’t come into contact with British or the Whites earlier than however after my third day I received alongside effectively with them and felt very joyful dwelling with my new household, they had been very fantastic individuals.
Aside from weekends, each morning I went to highschool with Laura and Laura was the scholar I had come to stay together with her household. My first day at Weald of Kent Grammar College was thrilling as a result of initially, I used to be marveled on the web site of the college stunning constructing it was and the grass are stored brief and clear. Courses with them was nice, we had a Social Research and Japanese lessons and I liked it I learnt some new phrases in Japanese language. We had lessons the primary week from Monday to Friday and on the weekend I spent at residence with my household.
The following week we went with the principal of the college to tour town of London we went to the Buckingham Palace the place the Queen of England lived, there have been lots of people round as a result of a parade was being held in entrance of the palace. From there we went on to see the London Eye it’s an enormous Ferris located on the River Thames in England, we additionally cruised on the River Thames it was enjoyable and an excellent expertise. We additionally took some photos in entrance of the Westminster Abbey it is a collegiate church of St Peter, a really massive one located within the metropolis of Westminster my family and friends liked the photographs after I confirmed it to them again in Ghana.
There have been quite a lot of good thing we noticed just like the clock Tower in Westminster, the Tower of London, very stunning malls the place we shopped in truth I actually loved myself with my colleagues. Within the second week, Thursday exactly, we went again to highschool and I attended a French class which we watched a film we had been to research, I liked it a lot and the explanation that made me take pleasure in their lessons is their means of instructing and studying, it’s marvelous, very simple to comply with the trainer, very simple to know and it’s alright to ask questions.
They've quite a lot of services that makes studying simpler in comparison with my faculty in Africa the place we don’t get such alternatives but when we tailored such methods will make going to highschool enjoyable and straightforward. On Friday night time, a farewell ceremony was held on the faculty premises as a result of we had been leaving the following day on that night time we did some African dances, recited African poems, some cultural shows they usually additionally gave us some performances because it was an trade program.
After I received residence that Friday night time, I packed all my stuff prepared for tomorrow I used to be very unhappy however I spent a while with the household we talked about Ghana in comparison with England and the wished to go to someday. The following morning all of us met on the faculty and a bus took us to the airport, certainly this journey was a really memorable one which is at all times in my reminiscences particularly due to the way in which the academics on the faculty taught and the way they taught us to study modified my notion about studying and that was an excellent impression it had on me and I want to go on a visit to England the second time.