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8 hours ago, Slip said:

This is entirely contrary to everything I have come to understand.  For example 15 years ago my school had 13 or 14 foreign teachers- 12 were NES.  Now they have 21- 6 are NES.  Is it not more a lack of 'qualified' native English speakers?

It seems that the private schools in Thailand have been churning out TEFL teachers from USA, UK, Canada etc and they don't seem to be able to get a job.

 

Maybe the city center has an oversupply of native speakers while the rural area is lacking them because most foreigners don't like to live in a rural area.

 

I can only say from my experience in the big city center and not elsewhere.

Edited by EricTh

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Whiskey and soda with ice.

See, I can speak perfect English, so can my girlfriend; though I don't always understand the meaning of long time.

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AND the winning "thought bubble" of the day goes to.........[drum roll], the Education minister

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