A tourist was invited by EGP on Weekly Education (Welducation) to inspire member of Cangkrukan Together Community to learn English. In this talk show, the member can speak up and interact with a tourist by discussion and game session. Because it is welducation event, it is also open to public, but in limited seat. The event was very interesting, because there are sing performance and learn; java, indonesian, and local language of the tourist.
She is Supakorn Wicheanchotchuan, called Ms. Ing, a tourist from Thailand. She was studied at Animal Husbandry Brawijaya University last year for program student exchange. Some months ago, She had been got her bachelor of animal science. Now, she is getting holiday in Indonesia. So, EGP can invite her to sharing her experience in learning English.
“Hello, I am Ing from Thailand”, She said while entering the room.
All participants were excited and enthusiastic to welcome the beautiful guest star. The event is started by talking about her impression for learning English. For Ms. Ing, English is easy, we should be brave to speak up.
“English is easy if we brave to speak up using English and always try to learn it.”
Actually, she do not like English. Because, she thinks English important to support her hobby, travelling, so she starts learn English at university.
“I do not like English. But, English is important to support my hobby, travelling. How if we want to buy food? How if we want to ask direction? How can we communicate in other country? We need English because it is international language. I start learn English at university. I learn by hearing my favorite song and practice with my friend.”
Next topic, Ms. Ing told about her holiday in Indonesia, to prepare it, she works part time after class. The main destination is Lombok. She was told that Lombok is more beautiful than Bali. It is very comfortable not too crowded like Bali. Her favorite Indonesian foods are pecel and sate, and tom yam for Thailand food.
Next session is discussion, between Ms. Ing and the participants. They have opportunity for asking to Ms. Ing. She also asked recommendation for Indonesian food. Participants were gave recommendation like kerak telor and nasi padang.
After that, Ms. Ing and participants were learned some language, such us Indonesian and Thailand.She also sang Indonesian sing with title ‘Inikah Cinta’ and a Thailand song.
She gave motivation to all participant that they must keep spirit in learn English. At the end, a certificate was given by chief committee, and a handy craft was given by president EGP to Ms. Ing. (Fajrin)