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Loy Krathong – Yee Peng – Chiang Mai

Due to the mourning period following the death of the King of Thailand, government-sponsored 2016 Loy Krathong/Yee Peng events in Chiang Mai have scaled back. See below for the schedule of events. Loy Krathong (ลอยกระทง), sometimes spelled Loy Kratong or Loi Kratong, is a festival held every year on the full moon of the twelfth month in the Thai Lunar Calendar. This means the dates move around from year to year, but it is generally in October or early November. This Thai Festival is actually a merger of two traditional festivals: the Northern Thailand and Northern Myanmar Yee Peng /
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Gap Year TEFL- Teach English Abroad

Gap years are more popular than ever. Students are facing increased pressure when it comes to gaining admittance into university, and many are opting to take a year off and explore the world before continuing with higher education. This allows them to return rejuvenated and ready for new academic challenges, as well as having learned and experienced a bit of the world. This is not a new trend. Students across Europe and Australia have been planning this rite of passage for decades now. However, we’re seeing new enthusiasm for gap year programs in other parts of the world—and particularly in
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Career Break TEFL, Teaching English

The concept of a career break is nothing new. Academics have been going on sabbatical for decades, and 20th-century labor reforms introduced a range of leave options for employees, including maternity and (more recently) paternity leave. Today’s professionals are more likely than ever to take time off from their career to travel and expand their horizons. Among the many opportunities available to them is the chance to enroll in a 4-week TEFL course in Thailand through SEE TEFL.
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The TCT Teaching License

Many have heard about EFL teachers in Thailand panicking about TCT exams. The reason for the panic is because teachers are unaware of what exams they need to pass and by when, to legally teach in Thailand. Thankfully, since the end of last year (2012) the situation has become clearer.
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Paid TEFL Internship – 2 Weeks Onsite Training with accommodation plus 4-5 Month Teaching Placement

SEE TEFL offers a 4-5 month contract for PAID full-time English Teaching in Central and Northern Thailand — 2 weeks of TEFL training at our training school in Chiang Mai + accommodation (while training) included. At the end of the placement period participants receive TEFL certification. These teacher training + paid internships are offered twice per year, at the beginning of the Thai school semester. We have graduated 74 successful TEFL Interns from 8 TEFL Internship courses, starting in 2013. Next start date: 25 September, 2017 This is a separate program from SEE’s standard 4-week 120-hour TEFL Course. A two-week
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SEE TEFL Graduates

4-week TEFL Course and TEFL Internship Graduates As of May 12th, 2017, SEE TEFL has: 1,237 graduates from 99 Four-week TEFL courses 74 graduates from 8 TEFL Internships The following comments are taken from end-of-course feedback forms April 17th – May 12th, 2017 Sydney (USA), John (staff), James (UK), Brooke (Australia), Vanessa (USA), Giovanni (Italy), Katherine (USA), Mark (UK), Sandra (Australia), Nadine (Austria), Mark (Philippines), Bryant (USA), Whitney (USA), Stewart (UK), John (USA), Juliet (USA), Fiona (Australia), Lauren (USA), Meena (Bhutan), Andrew (USA), Rebecca (USA), Dwain (USA), Kellie-Anne (staff), Chelsey (USA), Mark (UK), Mark (UK), Corona (staff), Shouvik (staff) and
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PPP TEFL Teaching Methodology

The Teaching Process for EFL During your SEE TEFL certification course you will become more familiar with an established methodology for teaching English as a foreign language known as 3Ps or PPP – presentation, practice, production. The PPP method could be characterized as a common-sense approach to teaching as it consists of 3 stages that most people who have learnt how to do anything will be familiar with. The first stage is the presentation of an aspect of language in a context that students are familiar with, much the same way that a swimming instructor would demonstrate a stroke outside
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Fundraising for TEFL Training

Some people may have not have the funds to take a TEFL course, travel the world, volunteer and earn a living Teaching English. Fundraising allows people who could not normally afford the adventure of world travel to do so. There are several ways of fundraising, including crowdfunding, sponsorship, and various kinds of fundraising events . Going abroad for a gap year or career break can be costly even for people who are committed to living frugally. If the individual intends to spend this time volunteering, it doesn’t mean that they get to travel the world for free – they will
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Teaching Jobs in Chiang Mai

Over the last 12 years Chiang Mai has become one of the most popular expat cities in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It blends tradition with history, culture, delicious food, friendly locals and spectacular scenery. Compared to most Western cities, the cost of living is amazingly low. Therefore, it’s hardly surprising that this city has also become a popular destination for foreign TEFL teachers.
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