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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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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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Hitting the Wall

Tweet I was very excited about moving to Korea.  I did a lot of research, and I knew that it would be a great experience.  I came here for a variety of reasons.  I wanted to get some experience teaching since that is what I want to do whenever it is I decide to return […]

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Making a Difference

Tweet Recently I have been involved in a few conversations on making a difference as a teacher.  I think anyone who gets into teaching wants to make a difference in the lives of those they teach.  I know it has a lot to do with why I wanted to teach.  I felt I could have […]

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Term Test

Tweet This last week the students took their term test.  There are different levels at school with the higher levels teaching more complicated English.  This test helps determine if the student “levels up” or not.  There are other factors as well, such as the students performance throughout the semester. The test consists of a listening section where the students […]

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