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by Bede
08 Aug 2019, 15:30
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA hell in Cambodia
Replies: 15
Views: 10081

Re: CELTA hell in Cambodia

@mariel.Lee I'm hugely grateful and somewhat touched by your kind offer, but unfortunately there is now no way I can afford to pay for the CELTA again. To be honest I haven't recovered from the bad experience in Cambodia. As well as a huge financial loss, it was actually a trauma that has severely d...
by Bede
07 Aug 2019, 22:46
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA hell in Cambodia
Replies: 15
Views: 10081

Re: CELTA hell in Cambodia

Yes, I have to agree with you. But specifically I would add that doing research beforehand into the school or country you are planning to study at and/or work in is crucial. Of the 7 students enrolled to do the CELTA course I was on, I was the only one new to Cambodia. All the others had either live...
by Bede
07 Aug 2019, 08:20
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA hell in Cambodia
Replies: 15
Views: 10081

Re: CELTA hell in Cambodia

Thanks for your response. In answer to your question, yes it's most definitely a CELTA I am talking about in my previous post. I did consider doing one of the cheaper and less prestigious TEFL courses there, wish I had now. When I got back from the UK i sent a number of emails to Cambridge describin...
by Bede
28 Jul 2019, 12:01
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA hell in Cambodia
Replies: 15
Views: 10081

CELTA hell in Cambodia

Back in February, after a spell of unemployment and semi-homelessness, I decided to sink most of what was left in my savings account into a trip to Phnom Penh to do a CELTA course there. I had previously spent some years working in China teaching EFL and thought it might be a good move. I had never ...