Five Reasons to Teach in Korea

Reasons to Teach in Korea People will soon be asking you, “Why did you come to Korea?” This is a question I’ve always hated because the honest answer was ‘money’. Korea offers one of the most comprehensive teaching packages for those looking to mix up their life and move abroad for a year (2..3..or more).

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5 Tips to Survive Your First Week Teaching in Korea

Moving abroad to teach English is a huge and exciting life change. You may be a bit nervous about your first few classes, and that is to be expected! The good news is that there are steps that you can take to better prepare for this new adventure. Continue reading for some helpful tips that

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Living in Gumi

Stephanie has spent several years living and teaching in Korea. Here she shares with us her experience and tips to enjoy your life in Gumi to the fullest. Read more for information on hiking, food, and other events in Gumi.

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Living in a Small City in South Korea: How to Keep Busy

If you’re not looking to be placed in the heart of Seoul or Busan and are open to other areas in South Korea, you may end up living in a small city in South Korea. While you may not be in the bustling city, there are many things to love about rural life. It’s possible to have

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Living in Andong

Andong is known as the “Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture,” but tell a Korean friend that you’ll be living there and they’re likely response will be something like “small town, so country!” Size is relative, though, in Korea Andong is considered to be a small town, but with a population nearing 200,000 not everyone

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Living in Changwon: The Three Cities

This guest post is by Scott Scott McFarlane, an EFL teacher living in Changwon and the founder of The Changwoner. I’ve been living in Changwon for the past 15 years. I’ve lived in Jinhae for a year, Changwon City for 8 years, and the rest in Masan. With the combination of the three cities, forming the new and one

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7 Reasons to Teach English in South Korea

If you’re looking for an exciting career opportunity, you may be thinking about moving to Korea to become an ESL teacher. This is a job that offers many benefits and is truly an experience of a lifetime. Below are 7 reasons to teach English in South Korea.

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Life in South Korea: School and Personal Life

“What is life in South Korea like for English teachers?” although often asked this is an almost impossible question to answer. People come to Korea for various reasons; some have an affinity towards the country and its culture, while others are purely seeking a high wage to help pay off student loans back home. Similarly,

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ESL Materials For Teens Should Make Teaching Easier And More Rewarding

This article looks at ESL materials for teens in Korea and suggests that course books should make teaching easier for English teachers, however this is often not the case. Jeremy from www.eslteenstuff.com discusses the implications of this and offers suggestions on ways materials could support novice and expert teachers.

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University Jobs in Korea

This guest post is by Jackie Bolen. University jobs in Korea are some of the best English teaching jobs in the world. The top ones offer such benefits as: five months of paid vacation housing allowance 12 teaching hours per week minimal paperwork and meetings an all-around stress-free time! Sounds great, right? It is! I’ve worked

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