The domino effect

A look back at the EFL world in Thailand throughout 2009.

The year started well enough in January with the usual Thailand TESOL conference. But as the year progressed - we had a scandal or two.


Thai culture course experiences

How to scam, exploit and demoralise foreign teachers

Here's a complete breakdown of my time spent on the Thai cultural course. Actually I've decided that it was nothing but a teacher's council money spinner. It had little to do with improving a teacher's performance in the classroom and just when I thought things couldn't get any worse, the foreign participants were given an impromtu dance class.


Confusion reigns

Postbox letter from Tired and confused

There's nothing but confusion over this damned culture course


Understanding culture

Or the culture of understanding?

If knowing more about a specific culture can make me a better teacher while I'm living there, then I'd be more than happy to sign up and pay for some culture course. But keep the "My Culture Is Better Than Your Culture" crap out of it


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