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Britishisms

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 11 Feb 2016 | By wanderlustgail | Views [411]

England does not feel very strange to me, maybe because I've been there a few times before, or because of our shared cultural roots, or because of our common language. In cultures that feel different, and especially when you do not speak the language, ... Read more >

Tags: american, british, culture, english, sabbatical, travel

Realizations of what we take for granted

CAMBODIA | Thu, 7 Jan 2016 | By sweetcheeks03 | Views [285]

Exploring done, we headed to meet the kids from the local foundation that Dick helped fund. We headed out to lying Buddha and Town to give blessings and alms to the local town people.  Meeting the kids was such a rewarding opportunity. The ... Read more >

Tags: blessings, english, kids with dreams, waterfalls

The Great Pretender

PHILIPPINES | Sat, 15 Aug 2015 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [645]

Ethnicity, Clans, Family Status and Social Environment that I grow up shape my English knowledge in writing, speaking and understanding, which I am contented just for being me. I don't strive for a perfect British or an American accent English because ... Read more >

Tags: english, pretender, taglish

Indianisms

INDIA | Wed, 15 Apr 2015 | By lucitravels | Views [268]

There are two versions of English in India. There’s the British-English they adopted from England during the colonization, which still is taught in schools today. Some schools are taught in only English and are called English-Medium. Otherwise, ... Read more >

Tags: english, gestures, hindi, india, indian-english, mother tongue, phrases, speaking, talking

Week 2 day 3

USA | Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By teflprague | Views [179]

Well, first I just have to say this TEFL course demands a LOT of time. Basicaly have to give up everything but studying. Including; eating, sleeping, eating, sleeping, and anything else you can think of that is not studying. Today we where given our ... Read more >

Tags: british, classroom, english, learner, lesson, prague, student, teacher, tefl, time

The English contest among Russians

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sun, 30 Mar 2014 | By natabalog | Views [294] | Video

It was my atempt to participate in the contest connected  - Murphy Scholarship - with the main idea - What is the most difficult in lerning English. Not a perfect try but I endeavored honestly ^^ See me video to make a final conclusion :)

Tags: contest, difficulties, english, murphyscolarships

My Perfect World

THAILAND | Mon, 6 Jan 2014 | By nicholebaldino | Views [332]

I love my job. I can say that with a straight face and a smile and truly mean it. I am enjoying every minute of it… even the most awful minutes. Sure, my most awful day in Thailand was nowhere close to a good day in the states, but it sure as ... Read more >

Tags: english, school, teacher, teaching, thai, thailand

Week 3 - Time to Practice

CHINA | Sun, 25 Aug 2013 | By aussie_ange | Views [370]

Week 3 was upon us and it was time to get into the classrooms and start teaching practice. We were split into groups of four, and given our age groups. I had Agnes, blonde Marcus, Andreas and myself, and we would have to prepare lessons for 12-13 ... Read more >

Tags: bye phone, china, english, students, teacher, teaching practice

Lost In Translation

INDONESIA | Sun, 18 Mar 2012 | By tracie | Views [874]

So there are times when we think we know that the other person has understood what we have said but they haven’t, even when we are speaking the same language let alone when we are speaking in different languages.   SMSing in mixed languages ... Read more >

Tags: bali, english, in, indonesia, language, lost, sms, teaching, translation, ubud

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Malaysia

MALAYSIA | Tue, 19 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3477] | Comments [3]

Malaysia has been making huge strides in recent years to boost awareness of its potential for tourism. Located between Thailand to the north and Singapore and Indonesia to the south, Malaysia represents different things to different people: A melting ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, bahasa malaysia, culture, english, food, language, malaysia, penang, transportation, travel borneo

First Month in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By mdlove85 | Views [408]

Friday March 18, 2011 I am slacking majorly on my blogging. I finally have internet at my house so it will be easier to write now. Something I'd rather do at the end of the day and not while I'm at work. I am totally connected now! I have cable, ... Read more >

Tags: daegu, english, expat, getting settled, living abroad, new beginnings, south korea, teacher, teaching english, travel

I'm A Retard

CHINA | Tue, 8 Sep 2009 | By godohell | Views [499] | Comments [3]

UGH. I sometimes feel like I'm the biggest idiot in the whole wide world. I know it takes a while to learn a new language, but I feel like I was so much better at German and Arabic. There have been times recently where I just felt like quitting. And ... Read more >

Tags: chinese, class, english, grammar, retarded, teaching, victoria

Arrival and first days

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 23 Jul 2009 | By phil_and_alex | Views [595] | Comments [6]

Arrived nice and early (6.30am) on Tues morn to - you guessed it - shitty, cold, rainy english weather!! this is meant to be SUMMER!! but nevermind, Urszula picked us up from the airport and took us to beautiful Blenheim Palace, which has 20acres of ... Read more >

Tags: birmingham, blenheim palace, english, flowerboxes

Beautiful Tinogasta

ARGENTINA | Wed, 25 Mar 2009 | By melissamain | Views [441] | Comments [1]

Her brain works faster than her words that work faster than her fingers that work faster than the computer. As a consequence, she finds her attention wandering from the stories she wishes to tell. Sorry. Suffice it to say She and Amiga una are in ... Read more >

Tags: empanadas, english, school, uranium

Teaching the Troops

VIETNAM | Wed, 26 Nov 2008 | By willpeach | Views [479]

Teaching, travelling and living. Not a bad way to see the world eh? In the meantime however, one has to put up with sudden pangs of horror. “Oh Christ, I’m actually a teacher and therefore expected…” Whilst row upon row of young eyes bear into me, ... Read more >

Tags: abroad, celta, efl, english, teaching, tefl, tesol, vietnam

Why you should visit Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Tue, 25 Dec 2007 | By happyfeet86 | Views [384] | Video

It has been 4 years since I visited HK and I absolutely miss the ease of traveling around HK. I must admit that the highlight for me was Disneyland.  So I went with my friend Kwen and we travelled with Cathay Pacific hence the HK stop. I have never ... Read more >

Tags: diarrhoea, english, hongkong, island, itinerary, toilet, travel

 

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