being a judge in thailand Featured Teaching 

North-Eastern Thailand Vocational College English Speech Competition – as Judge

During this years North-Eastern Thailand Vocational College Championships I was selected to be one of three judges sitting in the committee of the English speech competition. Besides being the by far youngest judge, I also was the only non-native speaker there. Turned out that the two old English guys and I did have total different points of view on how to judge students and their speaking knowledge. They are only Thais During the speeches the two English judges always kept talking to each other and complained about the grammar and…

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sayfun.me - learn languages with fun Featured Living 

Advertisement for my own good: Study Languages with Fun(k)

This is just a short heads up and advertisement for my own good. So if you feel annoyed or whatever…sorry! ;-) For all others who are interested in learning languages with me, please feel free to jump to sayfun.me – the home of my teaching material/information and course overview. Why I started teaching after school? Two reasons: First, it appears that I am good at helping students to understand language related issues and second, I became incredibly annoyed by watching other private language schools work. It’s incredible how they screw…

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Featured Teaching 

Why teaching in Thailand is amazing

Since I gave a teaching recap after my first day and my first week (and talked a little about it during my recap of my first three months in thailand) I thought it is about time to talk in more detail about it – now, almost 4 months after becoming a teacher in Thailand. Working with students Working with students is really great. Not just because of the fun part, but also because of the fact that you really can influence them. Try to give them something valuable on their…

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Featured Teaching 

English Contest Udon Thani Province

Last Thursday we (the English Department) went with three of our best studentes to the Udon Thani College of Business Administration and Tourism (c-bat) in order to participate in the provincial english contest. The contest was seperated into three different sections. Speech, Presentation and Story Telling. And what should I say? All of our three contestants rocked! They won in every single category and will represent our college in the North-Eastern finals in December. Wooooohoooo! Thumbs up and kudos for our three Achiva (our college’s name in Thai) girls!

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