The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

Pei-Ting Hsieh, junior

Home: Taiwan

Q: Why did you want to become an exchange student?

A: Because my English is bad. In Taiwan English is very important, like when we go to college, we need to have a tes and English is 25%.

Q: What  expectations or stereotypes of the did you hear before coming to the US ? 

A: They said the school starts at 9:00 and ends at 3:00. They always say that and the movie they use locker room lockers, but they don’t use it here.

Q: How was your first week?

A: I couldn’t speak a lot of English,  it’s weird and my (host) parents asked me things, I just said yes or no. I didn’t know how to respond. 

 

Interview by Avery Stieke

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