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,
For a brief moment, let us put ourselves in the role of an ESL student. Each and every day, we wake up and prepare for school. We go to our first school, then our second and so on. During that time, we do various studies to expand our knowledge in preparation for our future. After
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
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
Last post we took a look at what is an ‘English village’ and how does it work. This post I will talk about how to find a job an an English village and what benefits do they offer. As I said in my earlier post, these English villages aim to provide children with a unique
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.
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
Last post I talked about how to make a lesson plan. Continuing the same topic, in those post I want to talk about various issues you may run into in an ESL classroom and what to do if your lesson plan does not work out the way you envisioned. Why do I need these supplemental