6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English (LifeHacker Article)

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6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English (LifeHacker Article)

Post by General Mackevili » Wed May 18, 2016 8:28 pm

Here are the 6 things LILLIAN DOYLE learned after moving to Cambodia to teach English:

"Blurry-eyed and exhausted, I lumbered up to a member of airport security staff. I had just gotten off a flight from Singapore, and after the longest series of flights I have ever taken I had finally arrived at my last destination, Siem Reap. He simply asked “Singapore?” to which I responded with a croaky “yes”. He sent me in a different direction to the sign that said Passport Control and after confusingly looking in both directions three times, I realised he was sending me towards the gate to catch a flight to Singapore. I panicked “No wait, I’ve just come from Singapore!”. He laughed hysterically at the mistake, and in my worn-out state so did I, grateful that the Cambodian stereotype of being incredibly friendly showed itself to be true thus far...

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Re: 6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English (LifeHacker Article)

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed May 18, 2016 8:53 pm

i agree with her points about the less stress due to her breaking away from her first world problems, not for the same reasons though, back in england i get stressed over everyones first world problems, i dont have any, i think thats why i feel so comfortable here, same wavelength and all that jazz
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Re: 6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English (LifeHacker Article)

Post by cptrelentless » Wed May 18, 2016 10:06 pm

Hmm, English teacher, eh? I thought you got off with slappers and you disembark from planes. Or just "deplane" in simplified.
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Re: 6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English (LifeHacker Article)

Post by cptrelentless » Wed May 18, 2016 10:19 pm

Tsk.
It’s something I try not to do in class as a matter of personal preference, but in Cambodia it’s something you should definitely steer clear of.
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