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Thailand’s Political Class War has its Roots in the Classroom

. . BANGKOK – Everyone knows that nurturing children’s brains is good for an economy, in Thailand, school reformers have an extra incentive: to narrow differences between rich people in cities and their poorer rural cousins, which have led to a decade of political tension and occasional eruptions of violence. For years shoddy teaching in […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

My English Mentor – Accept – Except – Expect

  Accept – Except – Expect What’s the difference between ‘accept’, ‘except’ and ‘expect’?   To ‘accept’ something can mean to take or receive it. “I accept this flower from you.” “The managers accepted the feedback from the staff.”   It can also mean that you agree with something. “I accept that you are right.” […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Thailand’s Prime Minister Calls for “Morality” to be Present in Thai Education System

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has tasked the Ministry of Education with assuring students are instilled with “morality”, technological know-how and the knowledge needed to succeed in the modern world. Gen Prayuth tasked the Ministry of Education with more closely overseeing the nation’s teachers and schools to increase the capabilities […]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

Children in Thailand Choose Teaching Over Being a Doctor as Dream Career

. . BANGKOK – The 8th Annual Career Survey of Thai Children for the year of 2017 conducted by Adecco Group Thailand, reveals that becoming a “Teacher” has ascended Doctor, which has been the most popular career choice for the past seven years, this year being a Doctor” settles in second rank. The survey, released […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

My English Mentor – The Difference Between Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

. Do you know the difference between comparative and superlative adjectives? We use comparative adjectives when we are comparing two things or people. Superlative adjectives are used when we’re talking about more than two things or people. Here are some rules you need to know: One-syllable adjectives are changed to ‘adjective + est’ ‘Large’ becomes […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Thailand’s Education Ministry to Launch English App for Vocational Student

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin said Thursday the Education Ministry will introduce a new version of an English-learning app in two months to boost vocational students’ English proficiency. He said the app, Echo English V, with V standing for vocational, is specifically designed for vocational students. The app, which will be […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Regional News | Read More »

My English Mentor – Describing Your House

. How would you describe your home? What is the difference between ‘home’ and ‘house’? The word ‘home’ is not used to talk about a building. It’s used in a more emotional way, to talk about the place where you live. “I can’t wait to get home and relax.” We use the noun ‘house’ to […]

January 3rd, 2017 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

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