Education shock: noun- a derivative of culture shock; a state of bewilderment and distress experienced by an individual teacher or student who is suddenly exposed to a new, strange, or […]
“Ana” – the Burmese term for embarrassment; awkwardness; an inability to present negative information or cause concern. This is the reason why my students do not correct me in class. […]
“Mingala ba” = A Burmese greeting, roughly meaning “An auspicious day to you!” It can be used at any hour and will freeze children with startled laughter. Also a good […]
Everyone in Malaysia wants to help out the traveler, offering their best advice: “5 minutes, 5 minutes.” It’s the answer to everything in this country- though nothing, ever, is 5 minutes from truth.