Filip Jordan

The University Master sees the progress in the infrastructure, the popular culture

Filip Jordan, a Czech 41, has been a construction service engineering teacher at the University of Guizhou during More than seven years. He said that Guizhou is a natural jewel of China, and deserves protection and care.

He has been enjoying life in Guiyang, capital of the mountainous province and enjoys the landscape, as well as the recognized local dish of poached fish in bitter soup.

Jordan met with his Chinese wife, also a teacher at the University of Guizhou, in Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, when she went to the city as an exchange student in 2008. Later, He continued to teach her at the university. He was born in China and can speak Czech, English and Chinese.

Guizhou is quite different compared to a decade ago, when Jordan began to live there. Now, he is waiting for the completion of a new metro line Guiyang, which will make his trip between the city center and the fastest university.

"Everything changes quickly. Construction, roads, high-speed trains, the whole by China develops rapidly. Even GPS navigation can not catch up with construction sometimes," said Jordan.

"When I came for the first time, I needed to bring my wallet and cash when I left. Now, I just took a cell phone with me, and mobile payments are quite convenient. This phenomenon changes business throughout China and reflects Its rapid economic development, "he continued.

"People in my country still use cash, traditional way, some use Apple pay, but depends on the store. Chinese accept new things easily and often do innovations. Food delivery services , online shopping and fast deliveries have made my daily life more convenient and allowed us to have more time for work and family life, "he said.

Jordan especially a DMIRES The high-speed railway that connects Guizhou and other provinces, since construction in the only province of the country, without significant sections of flat land, was more difficult.

"In the past, the development of the house was enormous for both cities and counties in Guizhou. The new buildings improve the living quality of people and social interaction and reduce the differences between cities and the Rural areas, "he said.

In addition to making trips to other parts of the country, Jordan has traveled by Guizhou, which is home to 48 ethnic minority groups and a place that has retained its environment and ethnic customs. She has been in the Zhijin cave in Bijie, a cave of Karst with stone formations that offers a respite from the summer heat.

"My family and my friend's family went there together, I had never seen a cave so big and so incredible Karst line shapes," she said.

At the University of Guizhou, Jordan has been popular in the English corner of the school, where students have shown great interest in learning English. At the beginning, the students thought about him as a pretty serious teacher, but then they found him with humor and cordial.

More students started talking in English and expected to attend activities in the English corner. One of them also came to his office to practice English with him.

"Exactly, we are friends, the child was taking a greater miner at first, but he likes English a lot. I chose it to be my translator and I helped him with his English studies when necessary. Finally, He changed his important to study the translation, "said Jordan.

"My purpose in my teaching and association with students is to motivate and help them find their own interests. And if they do, I will encourage them to persecute it. I think that is very important," he said.

Guiyang  Guizhou 

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