Archive | July, 2010

Fun with Essays

Tweet Each week I teach several writing classes.  I get to see some really funny stuff come through in those essays the kids write. Some times their broken English comes across even stronger in their writing as opposed to their speaking.  This is one example.  This student emailed in their essay so nothing has been […]

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Feeling Homeless Again

Tweet I moved to Daegu just over 8 months ago.  I came from a small town in Florida where my parents were living.  It never really felt like it would be my permanent home, but I knew the area well.  My parents grew up there, I visited my grandparents there all my life, and I […]

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5 Things That Surprised About South Korea

Tweet I have been in South Korea for over 8 months now – boy has it flown by too.  I really didn’t know what to expect when I got here.  I did a lot of reading on different sites and forums about what life was like here, but a few things surprised me. Moving across […]

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When was the last time you ordered a buger?

Bugers or Burgers?

Tweet I can’t remember that last time somebody I know went to a burger joint, and ordered a buger.  I doubt they get too many orders, but if they do you at least know they are freshly cooked. This is at a new burger place near my house.  The burgers are pretty good, for Korea […]

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The screen in the DVD Bang.

First Trip to a DVD Bang

Tweet Last week was the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War.  On June 25, 1950, North Korean soldiers crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea.  There were all sorts of celebrations with veterans all weekend.  I wanted to celebrate it in my own way.  There has been a Korean movie I have been wanting […]

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