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The Rise and Fall of the GEPIK program
Posted on January 4, 2013
What can English teachers learn about GEPIK by looking at their Japanese counterpart, the JET programme?
Sherlock Holmes “The Final Problem” Easy Reader
Posted on November 15, 2012
An intermediate Easy Reader version of "The Final Problem" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which can be used with younger readers or ESL students.
The Case of the English Students
Posted on September 14, 2012
"I'm so curious, yeah!" Taking advantage of a growing interest in Arthur Conan Doyle among my students, I've made after school lessons based on Sherlock!
Preparing for Summer Camp
Posted on July 27, 2012
My theory with summer camp (and all my lessons really) is go big or go home.
The Hardest Lesson I’ve Taught
Posted on June 21, 2012
How exactly do you explain to your students that some of their culture's beliefs is actually seen as racism to the rest of the world? Carefully.
Picking Media Materials In Class
Posted on April 17, 2012
Using movies in the class can be really fun, so long as you're using them for the right reasons.
Famous people: When accents attack
Posted on March 16, 2012
This pokemon may be small, but it has nuclear weapons as an attack. The best "...What?" moment I've had with accents this week.
Lesson Plan: Introductions!
Posted on March 13, 2012
Having now taught at four different public schools, I have a pretty solid routine for my introduction lesson.
Posted on March 8, 2012
My punishments might not be cruel, but they're definitely unusual.
Recruiters vs. Dispatch Companies
Posted on May 18, 2011
Having dealt with both now, Rebecca dissects the two different ways to get into the public education system in Asia, with their pros and cons.
Seoul National University Hospital – Bundang Campus
Korea, Cults, and You
This Week in K-Pop
Adventures in Korea: Chapter 3 – Bundang
K-Supporters Season 2 Opener
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