Unresolved Conflict – Living in South Korea

Yesterday, a group of students announced to me that North Korea was going to bomb us the day after tomorrow. “According to who?” I asked. But they were all chattering at me and each other in Korean a million miles a minute, and I was struggling to catch up.

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Teacher Life: See You Guys Tomorrow

Yesterday, I finally told my student that he shouldn’t repeat me verbatim when I say goodbye at the end of class. For months, he has been telling me, “See you guys tomorrow,” running off before I can correct him. Glad I finally cleared that one up. (But not glad at the same time. Makes me laugh […]

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Teacher Life: When Everyone Starts Laughing and You Have No Idea Why

I should really rename this blog A Girl Who Never Wanted To Be An English Teacher In Korea Who Now Is One. Guess that would be a bit wordy though. It is funny to me how much I resisted the idea of teaching English in Korea way back when. Anywho, this week is the last […]

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