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That's a Wrap!

Today is the day. My flight leaves in a few hours. It seems like only weeks ago I was writing this same sentence about flying  1,018 more words

New Book: Student Error Correction Guidebook for EFL Teachers in Korea

Of the four projects I’ve been working on for the past two to three years, I’ve finally managed to get one out of the way, the English version of the “textbook.” I’ve called it a textbook for lack of a better term and lack of a clear sense of direction, but I’ve finally reached a point where I didn’t want to work on it anymore but felt it was good enough to publish. 446 more words

Young Chun

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

I’ve been in Korea for a little over 11 months now, and this experience has definitely had more positives than negatives, and I thought I would be interesting to share a few points (of each) with you all!  2,507 more words

Winter intensives

By Nick Gourdoux

It’s winter break for the Korean public school system, which meas the public schools haven’t been in session since around Christmas and wont start up again until the end of January or even early February. 241 more words

South Korea

One Month in Korea

Yes, you read that right. Somehow I’ve already been here for 30 days. It feels like it’s been  longer but simultaneously the month has flown by. 799 more words

My first two months of HELL in Korea. (Boohoo etc)

I decided to start a blog (like so many other thousands of bloggers) about my time in Korea. As the title suggests its been a bloody  hard, frustrating and confusing struggle since pretty much the first day I landed in the ROK… and it hasn’t got better. 849 more words


Taking it easy for Week 2

As I may have mentioned last post, one of my coworkers took the first couple weeks off of school, which means that the rest of us have been covering his classes. 555 more words