the mrbrown show: the native speaker interviews

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We had a chance to sit in on some job interviews for native English speakers applying to be teachers. The selection was… spotty. (Photo credit: Hempo from Flickr)

This mrbrown show is sponsored by, Singapore’s very own “School Reunions” site.

Podcast iconPodcast: the mrbrown show 19 June 2006: the native speaker interviews (MP3, File size: 2.3mb, Time: 00:05:01)


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7 Responses to “the mrbrown show: the native speaker interviews”

  1. Azlin Says:

    hey mr.miyagi. what u think about the Ministry of Education decision to get Native English Speakers to teach English for schools in Singapore. I for one would like to say that why stop at English?… Get teachers from Malaysia to teach Malay, China teachers to teach Chinese, and India (national) teachers to teach Tamil. Now wouldnt that be neat. Jolly well old chap, I reckon it’ll be time for me to get me ol’ cuppa. Cheerios

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  3. gubarazer Says:

    italians should teach maths!

  4. Amina Says:

    Hey your podcast was very cute.

    Mr Brown you may not be a native speaker but you are our very own best speaker of Standard Singapore English. You do the Standard English, the Singapore English and the Singlish to perfection.

  5. .miao.niners.miao Says:

    Tuesday, June 20, 2006…

    to lighten up the mood, here’s something i found on….

  6. HippO Says:

    Teach english, need native english speaking chap? what? singaporeans cant teach good english? Cant even mastered our own Native languages. why not everyone of those who wants to be good english speakers be born again as “ang mohs” then speak “ang moh” very chio then real “ang mohs”. hahaa….

    interesting podcast… real sad case for SG…

  7. schwa Says:

    Interesting podcast, this.

    I’d just like to say that the Scottish accent imitation in atrocious :P. Ye canny taelk like that an’ it eands up soundinn morrre like an n’Indian gentel-man.