David

David is from Ireland and lives in Pakkret. He has taught in Thailand for 12 years and like teaching students in the 10-15 year-old age group.

Q1. How long have you been teaching in Thailand?

12 years

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

10 - 15 year-olds.

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

The weather and relaxed way of life.

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

Laos because I guess it's similar to Thailand.

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

Chiang Mai. Nice food.

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

Standards are being raised all the time.

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

Is it?

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?

Aim high and shop around.

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

Line: djb555
email: davidj_barry@yahoo.com
skype: djbarry555


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