Thursday, May 28, 2009

5-28-09: TED Video: Jay Walker on "English Mania"

When I was a junior in college, I spent two months in Thailand doing a project. One weekend, as a gesture of goodwill and curiosity, along with several other students from my project center, we went to the National Science Museum to take part in an "English camp" with a sizable group of Thai students from Chulalongkorn University. Their goal was to spend an entire weekend speaking only in English, and we American students were there to help them. It was astonishing, and the conversations were fascinating. It was also quite fun.

This video reminded me of that weekend.

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