A DAY IN THE LIFE OF BUI

Bui Duy Binh, 11 years old, 5 grade.

5:30 A.M

He gets up, brushes his teeth, and gets ready for school. His mom usually makes him breakfast. Today he buys pho, a beef noodle soup, from a street vendor.

6:30 A.M

Either his mom or dad gives him a ride to school on their motorcycle. Not many people can afford cars. Because of traffic, it takes 10 minutes for him to get to school.

7:20 A.M

He turns in his homework. After that, he has art class. A teacher comes to his classroom to teach us how to draw. His team choose him to draw on the board.

12:00 P.M

He gets home and waters the plants on the roof top garden. When his mother gets home, they eat lunch together. Afterward, he reads and take a nap.

3:00 P.M

When he wakes up, he eats yogurt or fruit and starts studying. Sometimes, he'll go for a walk in his neighborhood. He stays close to his home, because the crowded streets can be dangerous.

6:00 P.M

He helps his mom prepare for dinner. Tonight, he will make tofu, chicken wings, fried squid and French fries. He thinks it is so good!

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SAM

6:30 A.M

I get up to get ready for school. I brush my teeth and get everything ready to go.

7:20 A.M

The bus comes to take me to school. I usually talk to my friends on the bus. It takes about 15-20 minutes to get to school.

8:00 A.M

School starts and I go to my first class.

2:45 P.M

I leave school to go home. I ride the bus.

3:15

I do chores before my parents get home. If I don't finish them I usually get in trouble. I don't like getting in trouble.

4:15 (or 4:30) P.M

I do homework if I have any. If I don't I go look for other things to do. If I can't find anything, I'll either watch TV or read.

6:00

I eat dinner. After dinner I take a shower and if I have time left, I play on electronics, watch TV, read, or find something that interests me.

INDONESIA Daily LIFE COMPARED to AMERICAN DAILY LIFE...

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