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First blog post... ever

Hello there, now if you are reading this then you know that I have created a blog. I will be using this blog to write and document my experience of moving to South Korea to teach English for a year (or more). 148 more words


A New General Service List: Most useful vocabulary for ESL/EFL students

A colleague just turned me on to the New General Service List recently created by Dr. Brent Culligan and Joseph Phillips. They selected the 2,801 most important words for English language learners from the Cambridge English Corpus. 70 more words



My host family problems aside, I have been a bit overwhelmed lately with my decision of what to do next. I had originally planned to go abroad again, but this time I would try teaching in a school in Thailand. 893 more words


TESLbug gets Minicards!

Hurray – the minicards have arrived! We thought it would be cool to have mini business cards with various uplifting TESOL quotes on each card so when we hand them out to teachers, they get double benefits! 10 more words



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When I was a kid, my sister bought me a copy of Aesop’s Fables and I immediately fell in love with it. 1,053 more words

I love this quote because it makes me think of all my students, past and present, and I hope I’ve taught them something useful that helped make their life better or easier in some way.

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Teaching Young ESL Learners.

Some days I love teaching young learners and on other days I can’t wait for the day to be over. Those days I feel incredibly exhausted and guilty that I feel that way as an educator.      186 more words