Monthly Highlights: February 2017

Throughout their nine months in Indonesia, Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) have no shortage of activities both in their schools and in their wider communities. During the month of February, many ETAs hosted local WORDS Competitions, an English speech and talent competition held nationwide every year. In April, the ETAs and their schools’ winners will…

Monthly Highlights: February-March 2016

Less than two months remain for the 2015-2016 cohort of Fulbright English Teaching Assisstants. February and March are popular months for ETAs to complete some of their mandatory projects, including the WORDS Competition (read about the 2014 and 2015 national competitions in the preceding links) as well as a teacher training workshop completed in collaboration…

A Reflection on the WORDS Competition from Central Kalimantan

– By Christopher Linnan – During my nine months in Palangkaraya as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA), I have learned a lot of different things. I now know that you cannot eat the banana leaves that are sometimes wrapped around your food, and that no matter how many people are in the angkot[i] the…