Extracurricular Activities as means to improve English at a Thai University
Keywords: Extracurricular activities, teaching in Thailand, ESL teaching
Roxanne Jade Kirkpatrick
Shinawatra International University, Thailand
Roxanne Jade Kirkpatrick is currently studying her Masters in Education, Masters in Teaching English as an International Language at Shinawatra International University, Thailand. Her current research interests include technology in EFL learning and teaching, and bilingual learners.
This case study looks at a group of first year university students at Shinawatra International University, Thailand, who have the option of English focused extracurricular activities available to them. The data includes surveys from the students, staff members, teacher assistants and administrators. Observations were also conducted to gauge their perceptions of the program.