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ASIA NOW: Monday, June 30, 2014

New theories on the fate of Malaysian Airlines flight 370, troubles for teens in South Korea, Japan and the DPRK are set to meet once more, Seoul clamps down on…

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Teaching in Korea: Marijuana and Sex

I was recently asked a pair of questions: 1) If you come from a part of the US where smoking marijuana is legal, what does that mean for your E2…

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English News Teaching Resource

Thank you for all your support with my two podcasts. Since many use English news as ESL teaching tools, I’m now going to start posting the script with each episode….

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KAM Chats: What’s next?

This week I continue our conversation with Tom and turn the conversation to what we want to do with our careers.

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ASIA NOW: duoLingo starts teaching English in Korean

What’s the future of language education? I sit down with Luis von Ahn to discuss that and more as duoLingo will start teaching English in Korean on May 27th. For…

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KAM Chats: Drinking in Korea

This week Tom started our discussion on KAM Chats about drinking in Korea. Specifically, we’re talking about work related drinking situations, usually revolving around what’s called a hwayshik (회식) or…

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Can I get a job teaching English in Korea?

Jake wrote in asking… I have about 2 and half years left before I can get my bachelors degree in computer information systems. And I was wondering how you feel…

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KAM Chats: One Thing

I’ve been in Korea for nearly five years. As I think back over my time and contemplate what is next, I wonder what one piece of advice I would impart…

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The Ultimate Vocabulary Game

The school year has just started in Korea and will be starting shortly in Japan. That means one thing – time to pull out your bag of tricks and get…