Tag Archives: Korea

Green Tea KitKats and more

My student brought in two bags of green tea KitKats today. I was delighted, as were some of the students. Those who had never experienced them before were a bit confused.  While all agreed that the original was good, the … Continue reading

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Learning While Teaching

  My students come from places all across the globe.  They come from big cities and small towns.  They come from warm climates, humid climates, dry climates and climates that are not too dissimilar to my own.  They come to … Continue reading

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July 24, 2014: Finding a Bit of the Profound in the Most Unusual of Places

As an ESL teacher, I come across lots of creative English.  While my students produce their fair share of it, I am not writing to ridicule them.  They are trying, and when they make the effort, mistakes are just mile … Continue reading

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May 15, 2014

Today is/was teacher’s day in Korea.  Since I don’t live or work in Korea, this isn’t usually an important fact in my life.  Today was different, though.  My students and I went out for ice-cream and waffles, which was a … Continue reading

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