Two in Thailand

After raising three children and watching them graduate from college, Bob and Carol decided to leave the educational field and pursue a dream that had been put on hold for 35 years (since graduationg from the University of Northern Iowa). "Two in Thailand" is the journal dedicated to that dream - to serve in the Peace Corps. This is a personal blog. The opinions expressed within do not necessarily represent the views of the Peace Corps or the United States Government.

Monday, May 08, 2006

3-Day English Camp

After only a few days of teaching, we conducted a 3-Day English camp for Thai English teachers. The English Resource Instructional Curriculum (ERIC) staff was very pleased with our proposal, so they arranged the three-day camp to be held at a beautiful campsite next to a lake. Everyone stayed in bungalows and were treated to three meals a day. We organized games in order to teach English. All instructions and commands were in English. We did this because their English skills are very limited, and giving 8-hour sessions/lectures each day would have been a waste of everyones time. Needless to say, we all had fun!! We were exhausted at the end of each session and went to sleep at 10 pm each night in our little bungalow while the Thai teachers stayed up and partied into the early morning hours. We do not know where the get all their energy!


At 11:51 PM, Blogger matt said...

Is Dad teaching them how to pat their heads??

At 6:12 AM, Blogger Bob and Carol said...

It's a game of "Simon Says", but we called it "Teacher Says"!

At 2:51 PM, Blogger MJ said...

It does look like everyone is having fun! I'm guessing they learned a little English too!


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