Working As An English Tutor In Korea

The tutoring industry is highly lucrative in Korea. You can supplement your income with an extra 1-2 million KRW each month, if you have the right visa, connections and charisma. These gigs usually pay more and the hours are flexible. What To Teach Tutoring subjects range from conversation classes, Business English classes, test preparation classes,

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Teaching Extra English Lessons in Korea

Teaching English in Korea is, more than anything, a lucrative business. Few countries rival the salaries that Korea offers, salaries which come hand in hand, for the most part, with massive benefits like free housing paid airfare. Still, there are those thinking to earn even a little extra – for whatever reason – and lucky

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First Day at a Hagwon

Let’s take a step back to remember our first experience of teaching in a English classroom. We want to try to remember our first day at a Korean Hagwon. Sometimes the experience can be good, while other times we begin teaching a level foreign to us. To avoid the lost and confused connections between teacher

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Helpful Tips for an Easy Transition to Korea

  Korea, ‘the land of the morning clam’ has its own unique culture and social norms. Korean society is based on Confucianism. Confucianist values are embedded in Korean culture and customs. For many foreigners these differences turn out to be the stumbling blocks that make their stay short and rather unpleasant in Korea. There is

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Teaching at an English village (part I)

In my other posts I have talked about teaching English in public schools and private institutes or ‘hagwons’. However, for anyone looking to teach in South Korea for the very first time, an English village is another option especially for those not interested in working in either a public school or a private language school.

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Teaching multi-level ESL class

  Most ESL teachers are daunted by the thought of teaching a multi-level class. And rightly so. Teaching Multi-level classes can not only be challenging but downright stressful. What is a multi-level classroom By definition ‘a multi-level classroom’ is one where the students have different skill level but they are all studying in the same

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