You give customers what they want - it's a business

Postbox letter from Joe Hoeson

I would like to say that my original letter was regarding whether or not it's okay to put 'native speakers only' need apply. Now, whether or not native speaker is used to mean we do not want black or Asian teachers is another story.


Asian features seal my fate

Postbox letter from Multi racial American

Schools can technically hire whoever they want. If they want white faces, there is nothing that can be done about it.


Let's not kid ourselves

Postbox letter from Anonymous

The bottom line is that Thailand does not adhere to non-discriminatory hiring practices: height, age, attractiveness, overall appearance, and especially skin tone are typically and explicitly considered for any job that requires working with the public


Job ads are not racist

Postbox letter from Joe Hoeson

Having been a school owner before, I see nothing racist in saying that I only want native speakers to apply.


Racism in job ads

Postbox letter from Sar C. Astic

This letter is for employers who post their job ads here on Ajarn.com. I hope that you will consider "some" non-native English speakers. Changing "NES only" to "NES preferred" can make the ad more sensitive to NNES like me.


The native speaker myth

Postbox letter from Y. Coarter

English is not a language owned by any country and for that matter it is spoken (communicated) appropriately by a larger population of people in countries other than those mentioned as native speaker countries


What's a native speaker?

Postbox letter from

In England, take a Cockney, someone from Yorkshire or Newcastle. No criticism against people from those areas. But people in other countries will find it hard to understand them.


Moans and groans

Postbox letter from Jeff V

I have "some" moaning and groaning to do, so I guess I'm here at the right place to do so!


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