Teaching in South Korea, Communicating With Korean Teachers

I learned something important about teaching in South Korea today. I had been told in the English Program in South Korea (EPIK) orientation that Koreans are very indirect. I have not found that to be the case in my experience. My co-workers, the vice principal and the principal have no problem telling me directly what they want. The principal and […]

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What is it like in the Seoul Area?

All I can say is that Itaewon, which is near Seoul, is rockin’. I didn’t see much of the area, but it’s the people there who made it fun. The area is a more diverse city than Busan because everyone goes there first. I loved it because of the Yongsan Army Base. It felt comfortable being there, like being with […]

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Teaching English: Korea

For quite a while I have been interested in teaching English overseas, specifically, my dream has been teaching English…Korea!  I got a bit of the travel bug and again, I began to research teaching English & Korea.  Of all of the areas, Korea seemed like the best place to teach. Not only could I earn enough money to support myself […]

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