Jade wanted to know if there were any differences in breakfasts between Hong Kong and New Zealand and other Western countries. She explained to Mr. West that Hong Kong people could have dim sum, congee (rice porridge), or noodles as a traditional breakfast. She went on to say that many people now may have McDonalds as they serve a breakfast menu.
Eric was interested in what Mr. West thought about Sports Day, so he asked him some questions. He found out that Mr. West quite liked Sports Day for a variety of reasons. Eric and Mr. West shared some of their thoughts on sports in general as well. Click on the link below to see the transcript of their conversation.
Jason was interested in Mr. Wests thoughts about Mid-Autumn Festival. He asked if Mr. West liked the festival and Mr. West said he was always happy to have a holiday. He also told the students that he took his children out to play and look at the Moon. Mr. West said that mooncake was OK, but he could only eat a little bit because it was too sweet.
Jason asked Mr. West knew some of the stories behind the festival, and Mr. West admitted that he did not, so Jason told him the story of Chang e flying to the moon.
For the first English assembly Jade asked Mr. West how long he has been in Hong Kong. Mr. West told the school that he has been here in Hong Kong and in Woo Hon Fai for eight years. Jade asked what differences were there in Hong Kong than New Zealand. Mr. West spoke about sleep: