What to Expect on a Korean MT

Whether you’re a student or working in a Korean company, chances are you will find yourself at an MT at one point in your life. In Korea, MT stands for Membership Training, and is essentially a retreat or small trip with your company, club, church group, or any other small interest group. It is where you bond

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D-2 Visa (Overseas Study)

For anyone out there interested in studying abroad, South Korea is an option you should consider. Eligibility This visa is for people who plan to attend regular education courses (exchange student, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree programs) at a college, university or graduate school or for people who wish to conduct a specific research study

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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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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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How to make an effective Lesson Plan (Part I)

Many new ESL teachers complain about how their classes are boring or their students seem unmotivated. Even though some teachers may prepare for their classes for hours in advance, their lesson seem to finish early and then they have no idea what to do with their students for the rest of the class time. Many

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