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Published: August 15th 2015
After two years of teaching English in Thailand, I recently hung up the mantle. It's time for a career shift.
For readers who don't know, English competency in Thailand is very low. According to the most recent English proficiency index, it's getting better
. Previously, Thailand was ranked in the 50s of 63 among exciting household names like Libya, Iraq, and Kazakhstan. Despite improvement, the state of Thai English isn't exactly great, as these images will show. Teaching and learning a new language takes great effort, and sometimes stepping back and enjoying the mistakes is necessary. Let's share in the mistakes - some honest, some ill conceived - and enjoy the humor in the challenges of foreign language communication.
The content of this entry may not be appropriate for all audiences. Sexuality, profanity, racism, and violence (to meaning) are present. Likewise, there are trigger words that may cause flashbacks to failed middle school English exams and that period of your life where you questioned your gender.
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