When we arrived at the airport in Vientiane and walked out of the door, the LGTC volunteers of Team VI, i.e. Tasja and Anna, were already waiting for us. First of all, we got settled in our new … Read more Read more
Teaching English can be hard sometimes – as a teacher you never want your pupils to become bored with the language. I have always been passionate about English and want to give the same excitement to the children I work … Read more Read more
In mid-February, I (Julia) came to Laos with Team VI to start my internship at Bang Phang Heng lower secondary school and at the Ban Sikeud primary school. As my other main subject of study apart from English is … Read more Read more
The project “Teaching English in Laos” has come a long way.
I remember when Prof. Martin told us about her first visit to Laos during my first semester in the winter of 2015/16 in her lecture on foreign-language teaching methodology. … Read more Read more
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 Read more
…so why not use them as a teaching device?
In the summer semester of 2017, Prof. Isabel Martin offered a seminar called “Children’s Literature: Reading and Telling stories”. When I signed up for this course, I did not really know … Read more Read more