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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What Does A Korean Student Do During Winter Vacation?

It’s vacation time in Korea, and the students should be excited and happy to be free from school; and for the majority, that’s the case. The last few weeks before term are decidedly more cheerful at school, once final exams are over and the students can relax. But some students don’t seem that excited by the

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South Korean Education

South Korea is known for it’s advances in technology, business, and urbanization over the last 50 years, but one thing I don’t believe South Korea gets enough credit for is the schooling system in the country. As someone who has studied at Korea University – one of the SKY, or top three, schools in Seoul,

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Hype of English in Korea

South Korea , a small closeted country , yet technologically advanced and also boasting a highly skilled workforce . The country has long long protected itself from the influences of other cultures and old traditional values ,though superstitions still find an important place in the country’s present  form. When I landed in Korea , I was lost

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