Waegukin - living and teaching in Korea
 
 
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Jun
15
2012

❧  How to avoid deskwarming 

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.
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Apr
10
2012
Choi Min Sik

❧  Should I use a recruiter to find a teaching job in Korea? 

Advice on using a recruitment company when looking for a teaching position in Korea. The advantages and disadvantages explained.
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Dec
18
2011

❧  My EPIK timetable 

Just an example of what my weekly timetable as an EPIK teacher looks like, and how the general course of my week goes. Before I came to Korea, this was something I wanted to know about, so I thought it might be of interest.
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Jun
29
2011

❧  Wintery Sunday Afternoon – Bonggok-dong 

A strange essay about winter in Korea, transitory feelings, pre-emptive nostalgia, and dead kittens.
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