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 II)

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

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Any Questions?

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

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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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