My First At The American International School Essay

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It was August 24th, 2009… I remember my first at in Vietnam for studying abroad in the American International School as if it was yesterday. I started going to middle school since when I was 7th grade. It was a memorable situation day ever in my life. First day of school, my hand clenched in my mother’s hand because I could not understand or speak any English, and also it was unfamiliar surroundings; I did not know what class to enroll me in. Even if the teacher says something, I did not understand. I was so frustrated and she put me in one class –and we had only table and chair in those days, and the teacher sat me in front. And so, I also was sitting down there and when I got sitting down, the students of other ethnic groups such as French, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thailand, etc., they could not speak English either- all them speak their parents’ native tongue-. So we just looked at each other, stared at each other nervously and I was about to cry. Attending the international school is my first time in my life and seeing in walked a huge lady, I have never had a Caucasian teacher before and at that moment I was in a panic by her appearance. She is like a giant, had blond wiry hair, and blue eyes. When she approached me, and she introduced herself and had asked me…
“Hi Minami, Nice to meet you. My name is Sara Parker. I am glad to see you. How are you? How is your day?” she said, and then “Pleases introduce yourself” said she.
I was ready to die and I think my face was the…

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