Back in February and March, a fresh crop of EPIK teachers flooded the schools, noraebangs and samgyeopsal restaurants of Best Korea and are now settling into their new lives. 671 more words
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Note: Extreme geekery follows. You have been warned.
So it’s been a while, but before I left for Japan I’d been mentioning quite a bit 3,751 more words
Oftentimes as an ESL teacher, I like to offer more than just my language.
I also like to think I make available my cultural difference for answering various questions about the world (“Why are there black people in America and white people in Brazil?”), exposing them to indigenous cultures (Students: “Eskimo!” Me: “Actually, Inuit; Eskimo is offensive.” Students: “Eskimo!”), and letting them know about various international holidays (Me: “It’s Canada Day today!” Students: *absolutely blankness*). 1,255 more words