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ISB ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM                

     

Classes  run  from   March  3rd  to  May  3rd      

   

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOL WHILE EXPANDING YOUR KNOWLEDGE, LEARNING A NEW SKILL, AND ENJOYING TIME WITH OTHERS IN OUR COMMUNITY.  


About  the  Adult  Education  Program    

This  program  is  offered  to  our  ISB  community  by  the  Parent  Teacher  Auxiliary  for  the   International  School  of  Bangkok  in  Nichada  Thani  Thailand.     Payments  for  the  class  will  need  to  be  made  at  the  ISB  Registration  Office  at  the  front  of  the   school  (not  the  CAO  office  like  before).    Please  put  exact  cash  or  check  in  an  envelope  with  your   printed  registration  receipt  and  place  in  the  drop  box  labeled  Adult  Education  Program.  Office   hours  are  Monday  to  Friday  7:00AM  to  3:00PM.    This  box  will  be  available  during  the  online   registration  period  from  February  10th  to  February  17th  .    All  payments  must  include  a   printout  of  your  receipt  to  be  properly  allocated.    Payments  will  need  to  be  made  for  the  exact   amount  (there  will  not  be  anyone  available  to  make  change)  in  either  cash  or  check  payable  to   Kevin  Sypolt  (Parent  Teacher  Auxiliary).    Any  additional  charges  for  materials  are  listed  with   the  course  and  are  to  be  paid  directly  to  the  teacher.     Classes  are  subject  to  a  minimum  of  4  students.    If  we  are  unable  to  meet  this  requirement  you   will  be  notified  and  your  money  refunded.    Refunds  will  only  be  given  in  the  event  a  course   is  cancelled  due  to  lack  of  participants.     Please  remember  that  this  is  a  volunteer  run  fundraiser  for  the  International  School  of   Bangkok.    All  of  the  continued  support  from  teachers,  students,  and  the  ISB  community  is   greatly  appreciated.    Funds  raised  from  this  program  go  to  support  the  activities  of  your  PTA,   including  grants  supporting  our  students  at  ISB.     Please  contact  the  Adult  Education  Coordinator,  Ginger  Duval,  with  any  questions  about  the   program  and  classes.     Email:    ISBAdultEd@gmail.com  

                               

 

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COURSE  LIST   LANGUAGE  COURSES:   Beginner’s  Thai             Intermediate  Thai     Advanced  Thai       COOKING  CLASSES:   Israeli/Mediterranean  Cooking   Cooking  Thai  for  Friends   Soups  and  Salads   Cooking  Indian  Vegetarian     DANCE  &  PHYSICAL  FITNESS:   Beginner  Tennis  Clinic   Intermediate  Tennis  Clinic   Advanced  Tennis  Clinic   Salsa/Latin  Dance   Bollywood   Prenatal  Yoga     CREATIVITY:   Corks  &  Canvasas   Anna’s  Beads   Beginner-­‐Intermediate  Digital  Photography   Advanced  Portrait  Photography   Advanced  Portrait  Retouching   Beginner’s  Make-­‐Up  Techniques     INFORMATION  TECHNOLOGY:   Blogging  for  Beginners    

 

 

 

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LANGUAGE CLASSES   Beginner’s Thai Class Beginners (Book 1) : Participants learn vocabularies, to say simple daily conversation, like greetings, telling time, calling a taxi, counting numbers, shopping and bargaining, ordering food and much more. Instructor: Narisa Suksai – I was a teacher in Thai High School. I’ve been teaching Thai language classes for the Adult Ed program for over 10 years. Option 1: Monday and Wednesday beginning March 3rd ending April 30th (No class Apr 7th) Time: 10:00AM to 11:00AM Location: ISB CC Building Room 8-301 Cost for 15 Class Series: 5,000 baht Option 2: Monday and Wednesday beginning March 3rd ending April 30th (No class Apr 7th) Time: 12:30PM to 1:30PM Location: ISB CC Building Room 8-301 Cost for 15 Class Series: 5,000 baht Option 3: Monday and Wednesday beginning March 3rd ending April 30th(No class Apr 7th) Time: 2:30PM to 3:30PM Location: ISB CC Building Room 8-301 Cost for 15 Class Series: 5,000 baht Intermediate Thai Class Intermediate (Book 2): Participants learn more vocabularies and what is left in book 1, small talk, more daily conversation and much more. Instructor: Narisa Suksai – I was a teacher in Thai High School. I’ve been teaching Thai language classes for the Adult Ed program for over 10 years. Date: Tuesday and Thursday beginning March 4th ending April 29th Time: 10:00AM to 11:00AM Location: ISB CC Building Room 8-301 Cost for 15 Class Series: 5,000 baht Advanced Thai Class Advance (Book 3): Participants learn more vocabulary, conversation including how to ask questions and answering questions from short stories and much more. Instructor: Narisa Suksai – I was a teacher in Thai High School. I’ve been teaching Thai language classes for the Adult Ed program for over 10 years. Dates: Tuesday and Thursday beginning March 4th ending April 29th Time: 12:30PM to 1:30PM Location: ISB CC Building Room 8-301 Cost for 15 Class Series: 5,000 baht

 

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COOKING CLASSES Israeli/Mediterranean Cooking In this short culinary adventure, you will experience the exotic tastes and smells of rich Israeli cuisine which incorporates many foods traditionally eaten in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines and foods such as falafel, hummus, thini, babaganush, Israeli salad and pita bread Instructor: Tali Benzvi – Taught for the Adult Education Program for several years. Life abroad has made me long for childhood smells and tastes of my home country. I have finally perfected those dishes I love and would love to share this knowledge with others. Dates: Tuesdays March 4th Time: 9:30AM to 12:30AM Location: Home of Tali Benzvi at 782 Raintree in Nichada Thani Cost for 1 Class: 1,300 Additional Materials Fee Paid to Instructor: 400 baht

Cooking Thai for Friends Come and join us for easy to make Bangkok favourites that are bursting with flavor! In this class we will cook: Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Soup) Som Tam (Papaya Salad) Geang Kieaw Waan (Green curry with Chicken) Gai Pat Med Ma-Muang (Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew Nut) And also learn to make perfect rice in a pot to go with the dishes. Teacher: Susan Rajbhandary – Thai Cuisine Degree from Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Basic French Cuising Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Certificates from Leiths School of Food and Wine (UK). Previously helped Daniele Kattan with classes. Date: Wednesday March 5th Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Ginger Duval’s Home Veranda 39/759 Cost for class: 1,300 baht Additional Fee Paid to Teacher: 400 baht per student

 

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Soups and Salads Ideal time to learn for easy dinners and party ideas reflecting seasonality and drawing inspiration from Russian, Indian, China and Britain. In this class we will cook three soups and three salads including : Pumpkin Soup Asian Beans Soup Potato and Leek Soup Grilled Vegetable Salad Barley Cucumber Salad Peppers, Oranges and Chickpeas Salad Teacher: Susan Rajbhandary – Thai Cuisine Degree from Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Basic French Cuising Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Certificates from Leiths School of Food and Wine (UK). Previously helped Daniele Kattan with classes. Date: Wednesday March 26th Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Ginger Duval’s Home Veranda 39/759 Cost for class: 1,300 baht Additional Fee Paid to Teacher: 400 baht per student

Indian Vegetarian Cooking Come and join in to cook a complete easy Indian Vegetarian meal. In this class we will cook: Cauliflower Curry Pillau Rice Baingan Ka Bharta (Roasted Eggplant Curry) Rajma (Red Kidney Bean) Teacher: Susan Rajbhandary – Thai Cuisine Degree from Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Basic French Cuising Le Cordon Bleu (Thailand). Certificates from Leiths School of Food and Wine (UK). Previously helped Daniele Kattan with classes. Date: Wednesday April 23rd Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Ginger Duval’s Home Veranda 39/759 Cost for class: 1,300 baht Additional Fee Paid to Teacher: 400 baht per student

 

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DANCE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS Beginner’s Tennis Clinic This course focuses on fundamentals of tennis including grip, forwardhand serve, backhand serve, level of the ball, and footwork. Previous playing experience is NOT required for participants of this course. Instructor: Coach Nueng has been a coach of the Panther Tennis Academy for a few years. He has also coached ISB varsity and BISAC teams over the past 3 years. A top level coach who is able to break it down for all levels of players. Dates: Mondays beginning March 3rd and ending April 7th Time: 7:15AM to 8:45AM Location: Srichaithong Village Court (outside back gate) Cost for 6 Classes: 4,300 baht

Intermediate Tennis Clinic This clinic builds and reinforces on the basic fundamentals. Students will work on footwork, position, speed of the ball, top-spin, slice, and control. Previous play experience is REQUIRED for this clinic. Instructor: Coach Nueng has been a coach of the Panther Tennis Academy for a few years. He has also coached ISB varsity and BISAC teams over the past 3 years. A top level coach who is able to break it down for all levels of players. Dates: Wednesdays beginning March 5th and ending April 9th Time: 7:15AM to 8:45AM Location: Srichaithong Village Court (outside back gate) Cost for 6 Classes: 4,300 baht

Salsa/Latin Dance Very popular class taught in the ISB Dance Studio! This fun and easy going class will combine basic moves for complete beginners with more elaborate combinations for intermediate students. Beginner’s program includes basic salsa steps and turns, partner work and cross-body lead. Intermediate program includes combinations, multiple turns and styling. Upper intermediates will start working on dips and drops. Instructor: Nancy Le Nezet (worked previously with Jaleea Price) with guest instructors. Nancy has been dancing salsa for 15 years and taught previously in UK, France and Japan. Dates are Wednesdays March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, April 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 30th Time: 6:15PM to 7:15PM Location: ISB CC Building 2F Dance Studio #2 Cost for 8 Class Series: 3,200 baht

 

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Bollywood for Beginners Bollywood dance is a fusion of Indian classical dance and Western dance styles. It's fun, it's funky, it's sexy, and... it's a workout! In 4 easy lessons we will learn choreography to a Bollywood song. Instructor: Irit Namatinia – Our resident Bollywood expert who has been teaching and performing Bollywood for over 7 years. Dates: Thursday March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th Time: 5:00PM to 6:00PM Location: Irit Namatinia’s home studio Cost for 4 Class Series: 1,300 baht

Prenatal Yoga Yoga is the best, safest exercise to use during pregnancy. It’s also highly advised by doctors as a way of keeping fit, preventing unnecessary weight gain and lowering back pain. Yoga helps to calm the mind to help you prepare to give birth. This class will help you prepare for pregnancy and childbirth. You will learn prenatal yoga poses, breathing, prenatal and infant massage. Instructor: Napisa C. Pant – Certified Yoga teacher with over 450 hours of international training, including prenatal, therapy and restorative yoga. Twenty years of yoga practice and 14 years of dedicated teaching. She is certified in Thai Traditional Massage and Reflexology. Yoga helped her to make it full term with her pregnancy bringing her healthy and calm twins (boy and girl), breast feeding both for full year, gaining sense of confidence while losing 50 lbs after pregnancy. In addition it cured both her severe back pain and chronic fatigue. Dates: Wednesdays March 12th, March 19th, April 2nd, April 9th Time: 10:00AM to 11:00AM Location: To be confirmed based on class size Cost for 4 classes: 1,500 baht

 

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CREATIVITY Corks and Canvases Looking for a fun evening out with a creative twist? Meet new friends while working with experienced artists to help unleash your inner creativity. Materials are supplied, but please bring a bottle of wine to share! Instructor: Kim de Keijzer and Dana Whiteley – Our own super creative Nichada Thani resident artists. Kim is the the person behind all of the artwork used for the IFF publications. Date: Thursday March 27th and April 3rd Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM Location: Kim de Keijzer’s home Cost: 1,300 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 500 baht

Anna’s Beads Interested in creating your own fashionable jewelry? Explore your creative side and unleash the artist within. This class will teach you about the world of beads, beading techniques, color theory and design combined with some leather applications. During the class you will experiment with colors, shapes and different tools to create your own one of a kind bracelet or necklace. Also nice to refresh the skills you learned during the prior jewelry making workshop in the fall! Instructor: Annabe van Dijk – Owner and Designer of AnnABeadS. Currently she creates a distinctive, exclusive brand of jewelry available in Bangkok and in select boutiques worldwide (http://www.facebook.com/annabeadsbkk) Option 1: Date: Wednesday March 19th Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM Location: Ginger Duval’s home – Nichada Veranda 39/759 Cost: 1,000 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 500 baht Option 2: Date: Wednesday April 30th Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM Location: Ginger Duval’s home – Nichada Veranda 39/759 Cost: 1,000 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 500 baht

 

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Beginner-Intermediate Digital Photography This course will cover how to use DSLR cameras for basic shots with some specialization in portrait photography. We will be learning how to use Exposure Modes (P, S, A), focusing more in manual settings mode for better results, White Balance Settings, Picture Style Settings, and Depth of Field. Instructor: Khun Toto – Experience with DSLR camera, digital enhancement/manipulation and specialization in portrait photography. Graduate of Fine Arts from Chiang Mai University. To view examples of Khun Toto’s photography visit http://500px.com/KhunToto or https://www.facebook.com/KhunTOTO Date: Tuesday March 4th and Tuesday March 11th Time: 3:00PM to 6:00PM Location: ISB MS Art Room 4-110 Cost for 2 classes: 2,400 baht

Advanced Portrait Photography This course is for DSLR users who know how to user their gear! We will dig into camera functions to enhance skin tones and ambient colors. We will determine ways to manage background and models. We will explore how to take advantage of natural light, develop an artistic eye, and establish mood and tone in our photos. We will learn how to process the photos using more advanced settings in Photoshop (Nik software) to make your portrait photographs more stunning. Instructor: Khun Toto – Experience with DSLR camera, digital enhancement/manipulation and specialization in portrait photography. Graduate of Fine Arts from Chiang Mai University. To view examples of Khun Toto’s photography visit http://500px.com/KhunToto or https://www.facebook.com/KhunTOTO Option 1: Date: Wednesdays March 5th, 12th, and 19th Time: 3:00AM to 6:00PM Location: ISB MS Art Room 4-110 Cost for 3 classes: 3,600 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 900 baht for model and software assistant Option 2: Date: Fridays March 7th, 14th, and 21st Time: 3:00AM to 6:00PM Location: ISB MS Art Room 4-110 Cost for 3 classes: 3,600 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 900 baht for model and software assistant

Advanced Portrait Retouching This course is for the Portrait lover! We will learn step by step instructions on how to handle some common and advance retouching jobs in portraiture. These include things like skin smoothing, changing skin tone, creating ambience, mood and tone. Learn more advanced settings in Photoshop with specific plugins and software to make your portrait photographs more stunning!! Laptop and mouse is required equipment for this class. Instructor: Khun Toto – Experience with DSLR camera, digital enhancement/manipulation   10  


and specialization in portrait photography. Graduate of Fine Arts from Chiang Mai University. To view examples of Khun Toto’s photography visit http://500px.com/KhunToto or https://www.facebook.com/KhunTOTO Option 1: Date: Thursdays March 6th and 13th Time: 3:00AM to 6:00PM Location: ISB MS Art Room 4-110 Cost for 2 classes: 2,400 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 300 baht for software assistant Option 2: Date: Wednesdays March 19th and 26th Time: 3:00AM to 6:00PM Location: ISB MS Art Room 4-110 Cost for 2 classes: 2,400 baht Additional Material Fee Paid to Instructor: 300 baht for software assistant

Beginner’s Make-up Techniques Learn from a professional about how to bring out your best features! You will get to learn and practice both day and night time make-up techniques. Be sure to bring along your own make-up bag. Instructor: Natalie Lorence is an accomplished make-up artist who specializes in

clean make-up that emphasizes the natural beauty of each woman. She works in Bridal Beauty / Weddings, Makeovers, Parties, Special Occasions (Graduations, Proms, Balls), Family / Personal Photo shoots and Private Lessons / Classes. She is also available for Print / Editorial, Fashion and TV / Film / Theater work. You can see some of her work at www.natalielorence.com. Option 1 : Date: Monday March 10th Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Natalie’s Home Danicha Garden Cost for 1 class: 1,200 baht Option 2 : Date: Monday April 28th Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Natalie’s Home Danicha Garden Cost for 1 class: 1,200 baht

 

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Blogging for Beginners Have you wanted to share information with friends and family at home about your adventures in Thailand? This class will introduce you to the art of blogging. It will be taught on the free Wordpress platform that is used by many bloggers including ISB. From logging in the first time, including pictures and movies, to letting people know how to get to your blog, we will cover the basics of setting up your blog. When you leave the class you will have a fully functional blog! Instructor: Mike Rutherford – ISB Middle School Director of Activities Date: Tuesday April 1st Time: 6:30PM to 8:30PM Location: Room at ISB (To Be Determined) Cost for 1 Class: 1,000 baht

 

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ISB Adult Education