My early days in Auckland, New Zealand

Portfolio 2: My early days in Auckland, New Zealand My first day in Auckland was quite strange. As soon as I arrived at one of the university accommodations, a residential assistant (RA) helped to carry one of my luggages and I asked him, “where is the lift?” He laughed...
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Before my arrival in New Zealand

Portfolio 1: Before my arrival in New Zealand First of all, I would like to start with my immigration to New Zealand as an international student. Before I came to study at the University of Auckland in 2009, my school principal visited New Zealand, and he went to two...
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English Conversation 6 – Tourism and Culture

English Conversation 6 – Tourism and Culture Tourism and Culture: A: Are there any cultural events around here? B: There are sometimes concerts on the campus of Mahidol University. You can catch a free shuttle inside the campus gate to the right. Check the map near the shuttle...
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English conversation 4

Situation 1: Asking about Thai culture A:  I have noticed that your students are very well-behaved. I wonder how you have taught them to be such good students. B:  Apart from teaching them academically, we also teach them how to treat other people. For example, we always remind our students...
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English Conversation 3

Situation 1: How to find assistance A: Your school is the host of this year’s International Student Science Fair. How do you feel about this? B:We are very excited. We have prepared many things to be ready for the fair and to make the guests as comfortable as we...
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English conversation 2

English conversation 2 Suggestions Somebody is asking for famous Thai dishes. Situation 1 A: I want to try some of your famous dishes. Can you tell me one which you think I will enjoy eating? B: You can try our ‘Tom Yum Kung’, a spicy, sour soup with shrimp. A: I have...
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English conversation 1

Asking for and giving directions Situation 1: Somebody is asking for directions to MWITS’ First Aid Room. A: I have a terrible headache/ stomachache. Could you tell me how to get to the first aid room? B: Yes, sure. Just walk to MWITS Building  1. The first aid room...
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