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The Return of the American

To many, I suppose the year I spent in Germany would be considered a “Gap Year,” which is a popular term meant to say that you’re taking a brief sabbatical from real life and going abroad or doing a strange job that has nothing to do with what you’ve just finished studying. 972 more words


Venice - another way to do it...

Thursday 01/09/16

I’ve been to Venice before. 3 times in fact.

Here I am sitting on a terrace, somewhere near the Naval museum, scribbling on the only piece of paper I can find: my boarding pass (at least I was when I first wrote this post). 363 more words

Thoughts And Musings

5 back-to-school tips for the new semester

September not only heralds in a newer, cooler season; it is also the start of the second semester in elementary schools in South Korea.

I’ve compiled a list of five things I’ve been doing to prepare myself for the next semester, to make sure I am refreshed and ready for when the bustling boys and girls return from their vacation. 1,063 more words


The Daegu Diaries Summer Edition 

It’s been a ‘sweltering’ average of 30 degrees here in Korea, though with the high humidity, it does mean that I managed to sweat a little.  319 more words


Peace Corps Nicaragua, TEFL Project

Produced in 2012, this provides a glimpse into the lives and work of TEFL Volunteers here in Nicaragua.

Peace Corps Nicaragua

A School Year in Germany

After 10 months I’ve discovered…

  1. Only the student can truly motivate themselves.
  2. Learning a new language is often too much work for the trouble.
  3. Teachers spend way more time gossiping about the students’ lives than I ever thought reasonable.
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Sorry that it has been a while...

Hey everyone, I am sorry that it has been a while since I last wrote. I have been a little down in the dumps (a quick idiom for you there!) about my TEFL career recently. 123 more words