Tag Archives: English

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VLOG: My Uni English Learning Lounge

One of the best things about my job teaching English in Korea is my weekly Global Lounge class. This non-credit one-hour class focuses on conversation and is situated in the…

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Get QOT! Run DMZ Event [GoPro Korea]

It’s part scavenger hunt, part Amazing Race; however, no matter how you describe it, the 2013 Run DMZ event in August was 100% fun. The event was held in Inje…

Review: Teaching in Asia

I get a lot of questions about teaching in Korea. It’s one of the reasons that I have a playlist devoted to those questions and topics. In fact, I even…

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Teaching in Korea: Questions

Congratulations! You’ve made it to Korea, got settled into your new home and are about to step into your first class. Standing next to the whiteboard, you eagerly write your…

Teaching in Korea: Over the Top

Imagine a day like this: 7am Wake up. 8am School. 1pm School’s done. 3pm Music Academy 5pm English Academy 7pm Dinner 8pm Homework 10pm Bed. For many children in Korea,…

The End is Near

The title sounds quite cryptic, but it really isn’t. Twice a year, most English teachers at private academies teach intensives (extra classes that are offered during school holidays). As January…

Teaching in Korea: Schools

One of the questions I get regarding teaching in Korea is about what kind of school programs there are and how to get a good job. This is a multifaceted…

When you get it right…

I love teaching… I really do. As we start off the new term, I had a great moment last night. Long-time readers will remember that during the Summer Intensive session,…

It's on…

For the past twelve working days, I’ve been teaching Summer Intensives (like Summer School). While I enjoy teaching, and in fact, got to write my own curriculum this time, what…

Teaching in Korea: The Name Game

Teaching in Korea is a wonderful experience. What makes it special for me is the kids. I find most to be so much fun, I have to continually remind myself…