Video How to Become an English Teacher in Thailand

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Interested in becoming an English teacher in Thailand, or any other country for that matter? Teacher Hedda will talk about her experience becoming an English teacher through our interview.

Enjoy the interview presented by Chalida, with interviewee Hedda Taddy.

Here is information to Ruamrudee International School (RIS), the establishment Hedda works at:

Address: 6 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 184, Khwaeng Min Buri, Min Buri, Bangkok 10510
Founded: 1957
Gender: Mixed-sex education
Phone: 02 791 8900

Ruamrudee International School (RIS, Thai: โรงเรียนร่วมฤดีวิเทศศึกษา) is an international school in Min Buri District, Bangkok, Thailand.[3] It is an international school for students in pre-school - grade 12 incorporated under the laws of the Kingdom of Thailand as a non-profit organization. Founded in 1957 by the Redemptorist Fathers of Thailand, RIS serves a population of 1,400 students from around the world.

0:00 | INTRO
0:16 | How long have you been living in Thailand?
0:49 | Why did you come to Thailand?
1:15 | What is the name of the school you work at?
1:51 | Did you teach before?
3:26 | What degree should I get?
5:21 | Not every degree gets you a job
5:51 | Do you ever miss home?
6:19 | What challenges did you first face?
7:13 | Learning culture with students
7:47 | How much % of students are Thai?
8:29 | Is it difficult to deal with international students?
9:41 | Pros and Cons of being a teacher in Thailand
11:15 | Culture Shock
11:49 | How has teaching changed you?
12:46 The visa situation as an English teacher
13:22 | Do you have any regrets?
14:32 | Benefits of being a student at RIS
16:55 | Afterword Thought

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