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— Teachers funding their vices, moaning about life in Bangkok - and the weird aspects of Thai culture!
John Wolcott encourages corporate students to ask probing questions - because his answers let them know he's teaching in Thailand for the right reasons.
Cassie Lahmann has compiled a list of half a dozen of the strangest things she's encountered about Thai culture.
William Puttnam lives and works in Bangkok and although he finds plenty he could complain about, William says it's all a matter of perspective.
Joko Mackenna thinks that one of the hardest parts of expat life in Asia is maintaining your enthusiasm for the 'foreign adventure' so he moved to Myanmar. One year later and it's still going well.
— Pop it in the postbox!
One ajarn reader wonders how a teacher in Bangkok can possibly survive on 30K a month and another reader can't understand why older teachers are moaning about not being able to find work. The Ajarn Postbox - the place to air your views about aspects of teaching in Thailand.
— The cost of living surveys are coming thick and fast
Next up in the spotlight is John. He teaches at a school in rural Thailand and earns 30,000 baht a month. John and his wife live frugally and the school pays for his accommodation. Believe it or not - he manages to save half of his salary! What's the secret?
— The February TEFL course news blog is now on-line
Thinking of becoming qualified as an English teacher? If you're looking for TEFL course discounts. If you're looking for guaranteed job placements. If you're looking for exclusive offers for ajarn eaders, etc, etc - then our monthly TEFL course news blog is going to be right up your street.
— The big ajarn showdown - the older teachers take on the younger teachers.
I can't apply for those TEFL jobs that ask for teachers between the ages of 25 and 40 but I still reckon I can show those young whippersnappers a thing or two - even in my fifties! Ajarn pitches younger teachers against older teachers over eleven rounds. Who will come out on top? Gloves on!
— Let's hear it for the shopping mall English teacher
They glide past you like pale, undernourished phantoms, working out how they can best kill the four hours until their next lesson. They're a dying breed. They are the shopping mall English teacher. And I was once one myself.
American, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Australian, 22 years old. Currently living in Philippines
American, 27 years old. Currently living in Switzerland
Indian, 40 years old. Currently living in Bhutan
British, 33 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 50 years old. Currently living in Thailand
American, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 28 years old. Currently living in Philippines
Australian, 61 years old. Currently living in Thailand
British, 25 years old. Currently living in Thailand
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