Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!

I think Korea is amazing! Part 1

Posted on Tue, Oct 01, 2013 @ 03:17 PM

I'm pretty sure you've heard by now that Korea is amazing. And my list of reasons WHY continues to grow. While living here for the past two years, I've grown to love the culture and the people. Although there are still a few things that bother me, I can't imagine how life will be when I move home. I think Korea actually changes everyone, each in a different way. Here are a few ways Korea has spoiled me and made life that much easier:

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Tags: teaching in Korea, a year in Korea, English teachers in Korea, living in Korea, what to do in korea, advice, America, abroad, Activities to do in Korea, year in Korea, alcohol in Korea, deals in korea, benefits of Korea

Let's Do This: Applying to Teach in South Korea

Posted on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 @ 04:10 PM

Chungdahm is always looking for adventurous and qualified teachers. Many people are now starting the application process. It is extremely nerve-wracking to actually engage in this process all the while realizing you will be making the move abroad for a year. For any applicant, there’s always a bunch of questions that run through your head. I was in that same boat about two years ago. For this very reason, addressing these little issues and reassuring you that the process isn’t as scary as it may seem will help to relieve feelings of anxiety. In the end you will only see a fabulous potential opportunity before your eyes. 

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Tags: a year in Korea, English teacher in Korea, America, tips, teaching at Chungdahm, application

Wish You Were Here - Snail Mail While Teaching Korea

Posted on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 @ 10:47 AM

 When was the last time your mailbox actually had a letter in it: handwritten and addressed to you from a real live person you know? The newest J Crew catalog does not count, although I know how exciting its arrival can be.

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Tags: teaching in Korea, communicating with family back home, friends, America, mail, postcards, teaching at Chungdahm

American Independence Day While Teaching In Korea

Posted on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 @ 08:27 AM

One of the difficult things about Teaching English in Korea is that you miss out on your home country’s national holiday’s (Independence Days, Memorial Holidays, etc.). So, what is there to do for a group of adventuring ex-pats? Celebrate the only way you know how, fireworks!

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Tags: summer in korea, Korea, America, Fireworks, July 4th, Holidays in South Korea

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