It’s been a while since my last post and I have a lot to report. I finally quit my job! He chocked it up to cultural differences, whatever the case I don’t have to work anymore. Now I have to stop spending money to make up for the lack of a second income. Next order… Continue reading Long time no post…
I played a game with my students today that I found on Dave’s ESL Cafe. The website has a wealth of information, and among other things, I like the extensive list of ESL games. I brought in 10 brown paper lunch bags each filled with a simple item (golf ball, toothpaste, pen, coin, candy, battery,… Continue reading A lion, a tiger, a pen, oh my!
There’s no way to sugar coat this, my school sucks. I have taken the name of the school out of my posts to protect the innocent but there’s no tap dancing around the subject. Everyday, it’s something else. I haven’t even been at my school for one full month but pretty much all the Hagwon… Continue reading Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like piping hot Mandu!
These are some of my kindergarten monkeys… This is Tom and Jerry, Tom is in front giving us the peace sign, which I’m not sure means peace in Korea and that’s Jerry in the background. This was as still as they would get for a photo today. At least I can keep their real names… Continue reading Kindergarten Monkeys
It’s been a pretty relaxing weekend here in the land of the morning calm. I went to dinner with Ally at Nolboo on Friday night. Nolboo is a very popular restaurant on the Shinjang-dong and is known for their Kalbi Jim or Korean beef short ribs. Most of the restaurants here cook the meat at… Continue reading Weekend
It has been an interesting first week at school. Can you tell what we were learning about this week? That’s right kids, mug shots! Last week’s field trip to Everland, the Korean equivalent to Disney World, was cancelled due to the fact that nobody wanted to walk around an amusement park in 10 degree weather.… Continue reading American City Village
I woke up feeling like crap… Runny nose, stuffy head, sore throat and it was my first day of school – yuck! I had to be at work at 1:30 even though my schedule said my first class wasn’t until 2:30 but I figured oh well, John must have something for me to do. He… Continue reading First day of school…