Category Archives: South East Asia

In wired Singapore classrooms, cultures clash over Web 2.0

Dozens of freshmen at Singapore Management University, notes the chronicle of higher education, spent one evening last week learning how to ‘wiki,’ or use the software that lets large numbers of people write and edit class projects online. One student … Continue reading

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Teaching English in Japan is at this Instant Easier…

By Judy Wellsworth In this edition of the guest writers series, Judy Wellsworth gives us the lowdown on teaching in Japan: In Japan, the necessity for English-speaking citizens has lately risen to epic proportions. With this increase in demand, finding … Continue reading

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TEFL courses in Thailand & teaching English in Thailand with TEFL jobs

By Luke Fisher The life of the English teacher in Thailand is the subject of this latest in the series of guest articles, this time from Luke Fisher: There are a wide variety and number of TEFL courses in Thailand … Continue reading

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TEFL Jobs: Teaching English Abroad

By Luke Fisher Once TEFL certified, course graduates are qualified to teach English abroad. Opportunities for teaching English abroad are plentiful with TEFL jobs, Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language, available in most countries. The vast majority of English teaching … Continue reading

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CamTESOL 2009

The 5th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching“The Globalisation of ELT: Emerging Directions”Phnom Penh, Cambodia The dates for the 2009 CamTESOL are 21st-22nd February. For more information on the 2009 conference or on earlier conferences, please go to the CamTESOL … Continue reading

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The Curry Chicken Picks the Rice

…in Chinese restaurants, which comes as quite a surprise, I can tell you. Thanks again to Jimmy Ng who is sending me some classic stuff via email. Click here to take a look at more examples from the bizarre world … Continue reading

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Classic Chinglish Cockups

Chinglish is widely recognised as being the hybrid of Chinese and English, often creating mesmerising results. I’ve been lucky enough to have been in email correspondence with Jimmy Ng, who I’m pleased to say is a regular reader of the … Continue reading

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Manitoba TEFLer Found Dead in Philippines

A Canadian tourist was found dead in a hotel parking lot in the Philippines early this week, according to a local newspaper in Cebu City, reports Police identified the person as 55-year-old Robin Cook of Virden, Manitoba, who was … Continue reading

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Asia TEFL Headlines

Korea: Korean Students Undaunted by Body English Brouhaha Koreans studying here find the conditions ideal for them to learn English as a second language, said a top official of the Bureau of Immigration. “The country’s cost of quality education and … Continue reading

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TEFL News from around the World

South Korea: The Korea Times – English Education Needs to Start at Earlier Ages The English frenzy in Korea has produced many popular teachers who are good at helping students get higher scores in English tests. A famous former English … Continue reading

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