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Archive for June, 2011

A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 8, Other Fun Side Adventures

What sort of things do you do to occupy your time in Indonesia?  Can you see any volcanoes?  Have you been on any hikes? (more…)

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 7, Teaching Experience and PC activities

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 6, Transportation

How do trainees and typical Indonesians get around on a daily basis?

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 5, Clothes

What sorts of beautiful and culturally unique articles of clothing are typical in Indonesia?

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 4, Food

How would you describe the taste, types, and amount of food in Indonesia?

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 3, Language Acquisition

What languages are spoken in Indonesia?  What has it been like acquire the necessary communication skills for survival? (more…)


A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 2, Daily Schedule

What has my daily schedule been like as a PC trainee?  What is the typical daily schedule like for Indonesians?

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A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: Part 1, the PST Schedule

This is by far the most boring point of the ‘A Reflection Pre-Service Training’ series, but it will give you a rough idea of how I’ve been spending my last 10 weeks. This is just an outline, and commentary on some of these subjects is given in later posts. (more…)


A Reflection on Pre-Service Training: An Eight Part Catch-Up

Introduction to an eight part series on my experiences thus far in Indonesia during Pre-Service Training (PST)

The PC Pre-Service Training schedule, the daily schedule (both mine and that of Indonesia in general), language acquisition, the food, the clothes, the transportation, teaching experiences and PC activities, as well as other fun things I’ve done on the side.

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