about Valentine's Day
Yu discovered Valentine's Day in America, is very
different from in China.
was my first Valentine's Day in America. I
was very busy studying English and I
didn't understand all these things
14th was Valentine's Day. In America, this day is
very different from in China. In China, it is only
boyfriend's and girlfriend's day, but my teacher
and my friends in America told me that Valentine's
Day is a public day. Boyfriends' and girlfriend's
gifts mean a loving heart. If other people send
gifts to each other, it only means
school, boys and girls send many kinds of cards,
change gifts, and send chocolate to each other. You
can send any gift except red roses. If you want to
send red roses, you must be careful.
was my first Valentine's Day in America. I was very
busy studying English and I didn't understand all
these things clearly. Maybe I didn't need to send
any gifts. I watched others to see what they did,
so next time I can understand.
that day, when we began the reading class, Mr.
Peters gave every student some chocolate and said,
"Happy Valentine's Day!"
was very happy. I thought the teacher gave his
students gifts and blessings. I never saw that in
China. Maybe American teacher is very different. I
didn't buy gift for the teacher, so I owed gift to
the teacher. Anyway, I want to say, "Thank you
teacher and I'm sorry."
that day, when we began the reading class,
Mr. Peters gave every student some
chocolate and said, "Happy Valentine's
we had a break, one of my classmates sent me a
Pokemon card. It was very funny. I felt we were
children. I thought I owed a gift again, but I felt
thankful. It was the first gift from my new
we were moving to our grammar class, suddenly I
heard someone calling me: "Shelly!" I stopped.
Another classmate who was only one day in our class
called me and gave me some chocolate. She said,
"Give these to you and your friend. Have a good
was looking at her leaving and thinking she spoke
Arabic. We were in the same class only one day, but
now we are friends. That's very good, but I owed a
I came home, my Chinese friend sent some roses and
chocolate. I was surprised and happy because I
never received roses in my past life, but I hoped
it was the last gift. I didn't want to owe more
gifts. In China, we often heard about a lack of
care between humans in America, but now I know that
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