The short story tells the story about miss Coral, she works at a
school in China named “Number three”. At this school, she’s in charge of a
program called the “English teacher programme”.
She used to be a teacher at the school, but the staff received
complaints, from the students’ parents. Therefore, they had to hire a new
international teacher. her new job is to administer and welcome the new
international teachers. She welcomes a teacher called Mr. James from England.
Throughout the short story miss Coral and Mr. James cultural differences
show, and miss coral end up getting fired because of Mr. James. Even though
Miss coral keeping her cool and professional approach to Mr. James, who’s rude
and disrespectful to miss coral.