Today I had lunch and coffee with Hui and later I saw Fernando. Me and Hui are participating to the Innoevent and we both have the same case. The case is to invent how we can stop smoking near the central hospital’s (TAYS) main doors etc. That case made me think smoking abroad. In Korean, people can smoke inside clubs. Normally the law is pretty much same there than in Finland. But for some reason, it is still okay to smoke inside at the clubs. Feels weird for me, because in Finland there are smoking rooms in some clubs, but you cannot smoke anywhere else inside. And another thing, the clubs are always underground. Of course the signs and name of a club is in sight, so the premises are not hidden, but the club is not at the street level. They just are, there isn’t any specific reason for that.
After a nice and tasty lunch we went to cafeteria. It is a part of Korean culture, that you drink something warm and maybe eat something sweet after eating. In Finland that is not like a culture thing, although many people do so. This Innoweek has been really busy, but funny week. And it was nice to chat with Hui about the case and to know that in Korean they have also this kind of happening, maybe just not as big as this is.
With Fernando we talked about this curse and things we try to manage to do. Time goes really fast and we have to re-think our meetings. Luckily we all are at the same school, so it’s easy to see there and schedule our meetings =) Talking about time running up so fast, we wanted to go visit the International fair, now when it’s possible. Cause we both are planning to do exchange studies, but do not know where to go and when. It is coming in the future, so it’s really good to start thinking about that early. We talked whit some people, who introduced their schools and degrees. They gave us brochures, which are in English of course. Luckily I was with Fernando there so he helped me with those. I didn’t understand everything what was written to the brochures so he explained those things for me.
Things we taught to each other’s today were really usual basic things, what comes in front of you daily. I told about Finnish way of studying, motivation and getting together after school (if that happens). Fernando gave me some good tips, how you can meet your school friends and study at the same time. Like if you have meetings, it’s good to prepare ideas and material before, and then you can just concentrate to learn the things. As a Finnish person, it is not so usual for me to see school friends after school. Maybe I should, because it really seems to be a good thing.
Then couple of words that I can use right after this day:
Borrow – lend: depends of are you the giving or receiving one
Confectionery – pastries: common name to all baking’s, pies, cookies etc. and a name for some specific things like muffins.
See ya! =)