"That's not really what I said but I could have put it a different way I suppose. If China or take SEA for an example work the same way as the US, pray tell why South Africans are not considered native speakers in some of these…"
"Where did I state that I wanted to live a hi-so life? I just said that Thailand isn't much better than China when it comes to quality in any aspect. Thailand has its fair share of people who shouldn't be teaching but that you have blame…"
"Nice try, but it's probably a software glitch..the same happened to FL's pic the last time he was suspended. But if it's true, I'm flattered that you have been discussing me during your social interactions."
"No it wasn't. But I was with ASM last Thursday and suggested you needed a sabbatical. I think getting rid of your photo was an additional warning. I could have grabbed the phone and guess where you would be now?"
"@David. Having only worked for 8 years teaching English and to top it all off being Swedish, no one here is going to believe you know anything about teaching in Thailand.
If you take the legal route, China is no different from any other country in…"
"@Cynic. He has more credibility than you. So you knowing a few people that teach English in Thailand makes you more of an authority on the subject than someone that actually works in the industry. In that case that also makes me an authority on…"
"So may I ask, if you used to be a teacher do you work for an international company or a foreign owned one or are you self-employed?
None of the above. I wised up when I was 18 years old.
But in most countries it's not always about being…"
"You see, all you are doing is making excuses and assumptions. I lived in Shenzhen for 5 years and now Chiang Mai for 5 years, I have seen both sides of the fence. If you think you are going to be "well off" working as a teacher in that…"
Well pretty much of what you have said, I have heard from my friends who are living in China. When visa rules are as they are, people will do what they can to get work. I certainly do not condone working illegally, especially with all the…"