Archive for August, 2012


August 31, 2012


All alcohol sales in Patong will be banned from 6pm on Saturday September 1 through September 2 for the Patong Municipality mayoral election. This is not an island-wide policy, so it only affects Patong. Many bars and clubs will be

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August 27, 2012


Our latest group of advancedTEFL trainees started class this rainy morning at 10am. We’re happy to see that everyone made it to Patong and we’re delighted to have such an energetic group. During the morning session, everyone got to know

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August 27, 2012


Our August 20 introTEFL trainees were exceptional in many ways. This particular group was very unique in that all of the trainees had many years of experience in the classroom as teachers. Their stellar performance in our accelerated introTEFL program

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August 20, 2012


Our August 20 introTEFL course started this morning at 10am at TEFLPlus teacher training in Phuket. All of our trainees have several years of teaching experience, teaching English and otherwise, which makes this particular group very unique. Our one-week introTEFL

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August 16, 2012


This has been an incredible “wet” season. Those who have scheduled their holidays in Phuket have been greeted with clear sunny days much like we experience in December and January in the high season. Likewise, Phuket will be “dry” for

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August 13, 2012


Over the last four weeks, our July 16 advancedTEFL graduates were trained all aspects of teaching ESL/EFL to students of varying levels. After completing their finals on Friday, all of our trainees wondered how the time passed so quickly. Four

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August 9, 2012


What happens after our trainees complete their TEFL training at TEFLPlus? We recently caught up with Matt and Charlie to find out what they’ve been doing since earning their advancedTEFL certificates back in 2006. Matt and Charlie are husband and

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August 3, 2012


Yesterday was Asarnha Bucha Day which marked one of the most sacred days in the Buddhist religion. Asarnha Bucha is observed by paying homage, donating offerings to temples and attending sermons; it occurs in the eighth month of the lunar

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