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English Class with Korean 4th Graders (English As a Second Language)

English As a Second Language, or "teaching English", is many things to many people. It exists on many levels ranging from a travel ticket to a serious career choice. Most people look at it as a way to … [Read more...]

Making Cake in a Mug with Middle School Korean Girls

English camp comes at the start of Summer and Winter breaks.  It generally lasts about 10 days and the day usually ends before noon.  At least that's how it was at my school.  Camps are usually on the … [Read more...]

First Lesson Idea for New Teachers in Korea

I get a lot of questions regarding lesson planning.  A lot of hopeful ESL teachers wonder what direction they should take regarding their lessons and how to go about making them.  There is really no … [Read more...]

Teaching MATH in English When I’m Sick

Ten Saturdays per semester I am part of a new EPIK program called SAM (Science, Art, and Math in English).  It's a very new program since the removal of standard Saturday classes in Korea.  For SAM, I … [Read more...]

English Class Video with Award Winning Teacher

Candice - #1 in BusanEvery teacher has to endure having one of their classes reviewed by a supervisor from the Office of Education in your province. They come and watch one of your classes, … [Read more...]

Being a DJ at My School in Korea

Twice a week I become a DJ at my school in Busan and play a pop song for the entire school at lunch time.  It gives the students a chance to hear me speaking in English as well as hearing some western … [Read more...]

Science, Art and Math in English – S.A.M. I Am

Today was the last Saturday class for the semester for a new program called SAM (Science, Art and Math in English).  Recently, the BMCOE (Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education) ended regular … [Read more...]