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Spotlight on intercultural encounters – an interview with Ms Mittaphone Sichampa and Ms Phovang Inthavong

Dear readers,

First of all, let me (re-)reintroduce two of my lovely tandem-teachers: Ms Mittaphone “Mit” Sichampa and Ms Phovang “Noy” Inthavong. “Re-“, because you might already know them as they were amongst the first teachers to join the Read more

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An exceptional encounter: When “muan” and the “Lao-German Cultural Night” join up

“Muan” is a Lao expression that can be translated as “joy”.

It was Friday, 9 November 2018. The sun had just disappeared and a light breeze blew through the bungalow of the three German volunteers Dilara, Nicole, and Patricia. The … Read more

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“Language education and global citizenship” (1) – Reentry shock: an explanation of an underrated phenomenon (L. Malchow)

Editor’s note: “Reentry shock: an explanation of an underrated phenomenon” by Lara Malchow (Team V) is the first research article  in the new series “Language education and global citizenship” edited by I. Martin (University of Education Karlsruhe). It Read more

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Eat, dance, laugh (and be sick) – our first weeks in Laos

Arriving in a country which is a quarter of a planet away from our home, we were overwhelmed by the impressions we experienced. Practically, to start with, however, the most impressive feature was our packed schedule. For the first few … Read more

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My first impressions – by Malin Frahm

When I think about the last two weeks, there are hundreds of different things coming to my mind: Lots of unfamiliar yet tasty Lao food, Lao people smiling at us, I hear children greeting us with “Good morning” – even … Read more

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Project video no. 2 by Team V

In January 2018, at the end of Team V’s stay, the volunteers at the Lao-German Technical College decided to create a little thank-you gift for the school that would show the college’s facilities, staff members and students. The video shows … Read more

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