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“From Laos with love”: Language twists and how not to lose your pet – by guest author Beate Pinisch

A post on facebook by a Lao friend got me thinking. It started with finding two words funny and ended with my theorizing about linguistic quirks of the Lao and German language.

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We are Team VI!

Meet Team VI!

 

Photo by I. Martin

Top row, left to right: Julia Grüttner, Anna Hajek, Isabell Kämmer, Tasja Reule, Shirin Ud-Din
Bottom row: Ben Martin, Svenja Walschburger, Fabian Stober

 

Dear everyone,

Next week, our adventure begins!

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Workshop on 16 November 2017 – How should we teach “Technical English” at Lao Vocational Colleges?

A sustainable English language education in our four Lao partner institutions is a crucial aim of the project “Teaching English in Laos”. We started our project 2 years ago in 2015, and one year ago our fourth and newest partner … Read more

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“From Laos with love”: How to work with your Lao partner – new series by guest author Beate Pinisch

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” (Heraclitus)

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a new series about learning to work with Lao partners, 

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The end of lent: Festival of lights, Boat racing festival, Teachers’ Day

One morning when Nina, one of the volunteers at the LGTC, went for her morning run along the Mekong River, she saw a Ferris wheel and other attraction stalls being set up. This could only mean that everyone was getting … Read more

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Lao lunch with new friends

During our first week at Ban Sikeud primary school in September, Hanna and I (Jessica) were invited by the school’s two English teachers, Ms Mittaphone “Mit” Sichampa and Ms Phovang “Noy” Inthavong, to prepare and have lunch together in … Read more

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