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Category Archives: Intercultural activities

Between Laos, Australia, and a lonely island – Lao teachers enter the worlds of “Walkabout” and “Robinson Crusoe”

As already mentioned in our first post, we – Tasja Reule und Anna Hajek – started reading “Simplified Readers”1 with our teacher-students in the Beginner and Elementary classes at the Lao-German Technical College (LGTC). It was a … Read more

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Lao New Year 2018 in pictures

Lao New Year – Pii Mai (ປີໃໝ່, [piː´māi]) – is the biggest festival in Laos and is celebrated extensively all over the country. This is the one time in the year that truly everybody in the country … Read more

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Changing faces – We are Team VI.5 by Tara Wedemeyer and Svea Röhm

WE ARE TEAM VI.5!

Hello everyone! We are Tara and Svea and our path to Laos differed from the normal procedure of joining the program “Teaching English in Laos”. Although we are both from Germany and study English, our travel … Read more

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Lao “Activity Time” at school (& blog article no. 200!)

Our time here is flying by. Every day is another adventure with different tasks and challenges to manage. It is very rewarding and a lot of fun to work with the teachers and the pupils. Additionally to the tandem-teacher program, … Read more

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Letters from Laos – “Cooperation between BHS and LGTC” by Phonesavanh Chachueyang

Editor’s note: Following Mr Phonesouk Inhtaxay’s post on his time in Germany in July and August 2017, his colleague Mr Phonsavanh Chachueyang from the Mechanical Department at the Lao-German Technical College also wrote down some of his impressions. Both received … Read more

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Let’s celebrate Halloween in Laos

“When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween” (author unknown)

Historical background

Halloween, an American holiday celebrated once a year on October 31, has its roots in ancient Celtic traditions, … Read more

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