How to avoid becoming embittered by your Korean co-teachers to such an extent that you become an internet crank writing aggrieved messages on internet forums.
A guide to the most common answer to newbie questions about teaching English in Korea – “it just depends on your school”. With a table of unlikely but possible situations you might find yourself in.
A simple, minimal preparation activity for Winter and Summer English camps that students will love. Good for all ages.
Are foreign teachers in Korea really regarded with undue suspicion? The day I took a school class to the public saunas, and some other stories.
This is the essay I wrote when I applied to teach with the EPIK program in Korea. I thought it might be helpful to anyone currently in the process of applying to EPIK.
The cultural and institutional reasons why Korean English teachers end up not teaching in English.
The original, and still the best, complete guide to getting a job teaching English in Korea. Regularly updated.
Three fun examples of how to get your students to activate their English by using creative lying and outrageous statements.
If you are planning on teaching English in Korea, which is better – a hagwon job, or a job in a public school? The answer is clear.
Desk warming is the act of sitting at your desk, doing nothing for days at a time during the Korean school holidays. It is probably the most common cause of bitterness and resentment amongst native English speakers teaching in Koreans schools. But you can avoid it, if you play your cards right. Here’s how to do it.