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Over 60 British volunteers to teach English to Thai students

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U.S. Marines at a school in Pattaya, Thailand

U.S. Marines at a school in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Antonio Vega.

BANGKOK, July 11 – Sixty-seven volunteer students from leading universities in the United Kingdom will teach English to Thai students nationwide later this month, as Thailand’s Ministry of Education has targeted that 80 per cent of the students will be to successfully communicate in English.

Permanent Secretary for Education Sasithara Pichaichannarong together with British Ambassador to Thailand Asif Ahmad and British Council Thailand’s Country Director Chris Gibson on Wednesday announced the Thailand English Teaching Project 2012 (TET) on purpose to improve English skills for young Thai learners in 100 schools countrywide.


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