As an ESL teacher, all of us at some point have experienced that dreadful day when nothing seems to go right in the classroom. The little cute bundles of joy turn into little hooligans running around creating nuisance. You may have a bunch of troublemakers who take over and you find it difficult to teach
As guests to this country, we need to adapt to the new culture not the other way round. The following may help us to understand how Korean people think in regard to their business relationships. THE DANGERS OF MIXING BUSINESS AND PLEASURE AND OF THINKING ONLY BUSINESS Western Culture = Never mix business with pleasure.
I’ve yet to determine why exactly it is that the kids feel as though their moans of dismay have any sway over what, or the order of, the work I assign them in class. It’s both cute and annoying. “Okay, let’s get out our Practice book—” “No. Workbook.” I am unanimously interrupted by. No. If
I’m a native teacher at an English academy. To be more specific, I’m a substitute native teacher. I’m sent to different campuses when a permanent teacher takes days off. Some pro’s are that I see different parts of Seoul, get well-acquainted with the public transportation system, and meet lots of people. The con’s are that depending
I’ve already, in my two months teaching, come to realize that the last teacher is always the best teacher. And this is okay, because next round that will be me those demanding parcels of energy romanticize. They will, at some point after I’ve gone, forgotten all the work pages I’ve assigned and harsher than normal
The question that most foreign exchange students or D-4 holder foreigners in Korea would always ask is; are we allowed to work part-time in Korea? Part-timing or relatively known as “Alba” in Korean can be observed among students activities in every country to help them ease the burden of paying for school fees or other
I have successfully settled in Korea. It took a lot of work to prepare many things to settle in more quickly, however the Arrival Store helped me with the last few important items needed. What is the Arrival Store? The Arrival Store is specifically designed to help foreigners move to Korea. Focusing on mainly
March has started and the new school year is beginning. This is a chance for us to try and learn from the mistakes that we made last semester and grow from the experiences that we had in the classroom. I am sure that we all have goals for ourselves such as to be more organized for class,