Entrust TEFL: Final Exam

Final Exam Poolside

Final Exam Poolside

The final exam for our TEFL course was administered poolside with an open book and, in some cases, beers on the table and cigarettes in hand.  Calls to prayer from the nearby mosque, spinning fans, children splashing in the pool.  “I must say, this is the most unique setting of a test ever, ” said Shaun.  Can you argue with him? Continue reading

Sky Lanterns (Khom Loi)

Sending wishes into the universe…

Nico, Sean, John, and Shaun  Releasing A Sky Lantern

Nico, Sean, John, and Shaun Releasing A Sky Lantern

About a week ago, I was out and about, and thought to myself, it might be cool to get everyone in my TEFL class some Sky Lanterns.  So the night before our final exam (and graduation, we all assumed), I got the team together to send our hopes, wishes, and dreams into the night sky. Continue reading