Here were the top ten Ajarn blogs for July 2018 in terms of reader numbers.
Should games always have a pedagogical value? No. Especially not the ones that you use as energy burners and to get students' brains working in English at the start of a class.
Applying for a new passport was actually a very straightforward procedure. However, like many bureaucratic processes in Thailand, advance preparation is key.
British? American? Filipino? Which accent do Thai students prefer? Are there any accents that are considered 'undesirable'?
Yes indeed, foreigners can certainly invest in the Thai property market
It wasn’t until moving to a language school, with proper management, that I saw the negative side of a teacher speaking Thai in class. It was also at that job where I saw that some TEFL teachers are actually stuck in the routine of speaking Thai with students.
During all the years I've spent in Thailand and the rest of South-East Asia I have been approached dozens of times by students armed with questionnaires eager to interview me.
Health insurance. If you don't have OPD, then you won't have post-hospitalization OPD follow-up coverage. If you put the money out to have the best medical coverage, don't short-change yourself by leaving off the OPD.
A list of almost twenty issues that certainly need looking at.
I had looked forward to becoming a teacher for years and the thought had never crossed my mind that this particular job would be considered anything but decent and respectable. How wrong I was.
And how to write a losing cover letter when you are applying for teaching jobs.