Dave

Dave is from America and lives in Saraburi. He enjoys teaching high school and adult students and loves Thai culture.

Q1. How long have you been teaching in Thailand?

1 year

Q2. What age group do you prefer teaching and why?

I prefer teaching high school and adult students. They have a passion to learn because they know the importance of English in today's world.

Q3. What is the best thing about living and working in Thailand in your opinion?

The culture and the people.

Q4. If you had to move to teach English somewhere else, which country would be next on your list and why?

Anywhere in Southeast Asia. I love the climate and have visited other southeast Asian countries and they are all beautiful.

Q5. Of all the places you have travelled to in Thailand, which is your favourite and why?

Sriracha. The proximity to Bangkok for ease of traveling and the coastal location.

Q6. How do you see Thailand's TEFL landscape changing in the next five or ten years?

Thailand is in need of more English teachers to compete with other Asean countries. Rankings against other Asean countries is low but the location is prime for becoming a leader in glabal trade. It is a beautiful country with beautiful people and culture, it is sure to draw more teachers here.

Q7. Why do you think Thailand is still a big draw for many TEFLers?

The culture, people and beautiful places to easily travel to.

Q8. Have you taught in any other countries? How do they compare to Thailand?

No

Q9. What advice would you give to a new teacher thinking of embarking on a teaching career in Thailand?

Be ready for a culture shock.

Q10. You are looking for a new teaching job at the moment. How can potential employers contact you?

By email or phone
+66 0619892406
Dscurrie1@gmail.com


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