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What Teaching English Around The World Does For Your Soul

I became an English teacher by mistake.

I initially signed on to volunteer training young students how to use a computer in a South African township, but once I arrived I found that the computer training program did not exist. 1,087 more words


South Korea Winter Olympics

On my birthday I went to the Winter Olympics with my school, and it was amazing. I was told to be there by 10 o’clock, we would eat Galbi-tang for lunch, and we’d also eat dinner together. 802 more words

The Early Stages of Living and Working in Japan

About a year and a half ago I visited Japan for the first time. It was an out-of-this-world experience (I’m not kidding, at times I felt I had landed on an alien planet), and I vowed to return. 650 more words


When Technology Fails

I’ve been teaching in Korea for about 6 months now, and I use a Projector and a PPT in nearly all of my classes. 

Why? 615 more words

Harry Potter Winter English Camp Week 2

Week 2 with a Different Group of Students!

Day 1:
Today 6 out of 8 kids came. This is a new group, they seem more talkative, and I changed how I started so it would be more upbeat. 1,478 more words

Free Q & A Sheet for English Conversation Lessons

Two years ago, I returned to Japan as an ALT, but that didn’t last long. I finished up the school year on a short contract, then I decided… 769 more words

Living In Japan

English Winter Camp in Korea! Harry Potter Themed

Since this was my first English camp I’ve ever done, I decided to keep a log of how each day went from my perspective. I’m planning to do this for the other two weeks of camp as well, and hopefully I’ll remember to take pictures for those logs! 1,266 more words