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  • How many of you?

  • - Thirteen. - Thirteen?

  • Basically you never know when you will need English.

  • My name is Francois Lamontagne, known as Teacher Franky.

  • I'm from Canada.

  • I teach computer in English at Maesai Prasitsart.

  • This school is which several of the Thai cave boys attend.

  • When I saw the video, the British divers did speak English.

  • And there was an answer from the kids.

  • I thought this is great, this is extraordinary.

  • Thank you, thank you.

  • How many of you?

  • Thirteen. Thirteen?

  • Brilliant!

  • I was proud.

  • I was really proud of these kids that they could actually answer something in English.

  • So that's why I came up with the idea of doing that sign.

  • He put it up to the school to encourage students to learn English.

  • It got attention online.

  • The situation with the cave at Tham Luang created an opportunity for the kids to realize that

  • "God! it is great if you can say a few words in English, you know?"

  • Basically you never know when you will need English.

  • English is universal, you know?

  • All these kids, they have to learn about English at one point,

  • If they want to improve their career in the future.

  • You know, we're in a remote area of Thailand.

  • We're not in Bangkok.

  • It's an awareness, it's to open their mind that there's something else in the world than Thailand.

  • Hello, my name is Jack.

  • My name is Pao.

  • My name is Putter.

  • What do you want to do when you grow up?

  • Maybe a programmer.

  • Guide, English guide.

  • Go to travel.

  • New York.

  • My goal as a teacher.

  • If only one student really improves and gets a good job in the future.

  • I would have done my job.

  • Let's do that again.

  • I am very happy about the rescue of some boys from the cave.

  • I'm actually working on another sign for welcoming the kids.

  • They're back in the sun.

  • They're back in the light, from the darkness to the light.

  • It's sort of the concept that I want to work on for the next sign.

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