The Challenge of Language Learning: And why it’s worth it anyway

Posted by weareelic on Nov 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Language is at the center of nearly every part of life. Whether the words roll off the tongue or flow from fingertips tapping at a keyboard, they are essential to the way we express, relate, and collaborate to get things done. 

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Topics: English, Teacher, foreigner, lessons, Language, laos

10 Ways Teaching English Overseas Will Change You Forever

Posted by weareelic on May 24, 2021 4:32:00 PM

It’s never easy to step into a new opportunity, but as you venture out of your comfort zone, you’ll gain much more than you’d ever imagine. Living and teaching overseas is like a real-life master’s class in personal and professional development. A teacher from Laos shares her top 10 reasons that she’s forever changed by teaching overseas: 

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Topics: English, Teacher, foreigner, lessons, Language, laos

Best Week Ever!

Posted by weareelic on Apr 6, 2021 1:50:26 PM

April is a special month for Lao people as it holds the biggest holiday of the year. This holiday is called Lao New Year and honestly it’s beyond description. Just imagine what it would be like for every person, both child and adult alike, to be armed to the teeth with anything that could get you wet and you would have a small idea of what it’s like. It doesn’t matter who you are, no one is safe from being drenched. Carrying a wedding cake down the street? Wet. Wearing a 3-piece suit (who does that in Laos anyway)? Wet. Delivering an ancient manuscript holding the secrets of the universe? Wet. You’re also going to be baby soft for a couple of days from all the baby powder being thrown at you.

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Topics: People, Culture, travel, life, laos


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