Why study English?

Or for that matter, why teach English as well?

For most Thai students the answer is obvious: it's a requirement. For many English teachers, especially foreign teachers, it's a job: a way to make money and keep their work visa current.


The uphill fight to make a difference.

There are many obstacles in your way that you can do almost nothing about.

There are lots of good reasons why teachers are struggling to get the job done and the good news is that none of them are your fault!


My wishes

Reflecting on what I could have done better for my students

What had I achieved as a teacher, as a class?" "What had I given them? What had my students taught me during the past year?" So many moments of ups and downs, sheer joy and triumphs, but there were things I wish I could have done better.


Picture descriptions

A great way to improve a student's listening skills

Picture descriptions are a great listening practice tool. Students enjoy it because it involves drawing. Give them a try in your classes!


Thai schools still focusing on grammar

Postbox letter from Sunida

I am seeing a huge gap between the practice and the need of the school to keep the look of International standard while O-Net and A-Net tests are so hopeless and do not align with any lessons they teach in classes in many schools at all.


Low test scores are no surprise

Postbox letter from Sheri

It is not a surprise that Thai students score so low on English tests because they don't sense any urgency in learning English.


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