New term conversations

Eavesdropping on the first day of term

So how will the new teachers turn out?


Three ways to keep your composure in the classroom

How to get over that first day 'stage-fright'

We've all had the first-day jitters as new teachers working for a school or language facility. We've all fumbled over grammar points or have been unable to answer a student's question on the spot.


Back to reality

The new school term starts - and not without problems

Much of this blog may sound negative (and to some extent, it is), but in all honestly, it's par for the course. I love Thailand, and generally speaking, I love teaching in my Thai school. Even so, there are little things that crop up all of the time, and you just have to take them in your stride.


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