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University Life in Korea

My name is Tefera, and I am a first year student majoring in Korean Studies. Please watch the video I prepared on the topic of university life in Korea. 31 more words

Korean University

About Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

My name is Tefera, and I am a first year student majoring in Korean Studies. Please watch the video I prepared on the topic of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS). 20 more words

Korean University

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Hi there!

This post is here to inform readers that I’m not updating this blog anymore and my previous posts have been set to private. I haven’t been posting for a long time already and I guess there’s no point to maintaining this blog anymore. 149 more words

KGSP

The Bottomless Glass of Qualifications for Korean University Students

All my friends, peers, acquaintances, and next door neighbour’s niece (the list goes on) seem to be preparing for some kind of certificate or qualification. In the cafe where I am right now, I see people pouring over their thick textbooks on CPA, TOEIC or OPic, their coffees sitting unsipped and abandoned on the table. 530 more words

Job

President Park

Yesterday in class I suggested that my students say “What do you think of…” instead of “Howabout…?”, since the latter is a pseudo-Konglish-y phrase thrown around all the time by even the most advanced learners as a segue from one topic into another—“Howabout Ameleekano?” was the inspirational disaster hurled my way in a fascinating discussion of coffee preferences (“Why do you like it?” “It is very delicious.”)—and as a more interesting example and possible kindler of more fruitful conversations I said the students could ask each other what they thought of… 674 more words

Korean Sojourns

2013 Plans

Here are some of the Korea-related plans in 2013:

1. Company trip to Korea during Spring
2. Korean language course in Korea for 1 or 2 terms. 757 more words

Ewha

Dealing With Homesickness

What distress or impairment caused by the detachment from home environment! It’s true that the feelings can give room to pressure and anxiety and sometimes one can end up losing the focus. 659 more words

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