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How To Celebrate and Socialize with Your Fellow Teachers at ChungDahm

Posted on Wed, Jan 03, 2018 @ 12:38 PM

Living and teaching in Korea is all about what you make of it and who you spend your time with and events at work are a great way to create memories when you are far away from home.

At Chungdahm Learning you have the opportunity to work with people from all over the world, so it is possible to challenge yourself to experience new things, cultures and grow as an individual. Being able to socialize with people from diverse backgrounds has been my favorite part of teaching abroad, so I recommend you do your best to plan events within your academy where you can build bonds with your fellow teachers outside of the classroom. In this blog I will talk about some of the events my fellow teachers and I have done at ChungDahm's Songpa branch. 

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Tags: events in Korea, events, chungdahm, chungdahm learning, co-worker, Activities to do in Korea, work events, Teach Abroad, ex-pat life in Korea, christmas in Korea, Holidays in South Korea

How to Celebrate the Holiday Season While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 @ 04:59 PM

Now that we are the middle of December I would like to take the opportunity to let you know what celebrating the holiday season is like when many of you are thousands of miles away from friends and family.  Although being away from loved ones can be tough, there are still many ways to embrace the holiday spirit while teaching in Korea. It's up to the individual to make the most of it. It's all about getting out there, planning ahead and putting in a little effort to create the kind of holiday season you want.  In this blog I will talk about ways that not only the country of Korea celebrates the holiday season, but also how I celebrate it with my friends in Korea, and family back home in South Africa.

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Tags: christmas, christmas in Korea, Activities to do in Korea, holiday, holiday gifts, holiday season

How To Celebrate The Holiday Season While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 03:41 PM

You will find celebrating Christmas while teaching in Korea to be very unique. Although you will hear a lot of Christmas music, see trees and building lit up, and people dressed in Santa suits, it still doesn't always feel like the Christmas season you are used to back home. In this blog I will do my best to give you tips on how to celebrate the holidays at ChungDahm, with your fellow teachers and expats in Korea and even your family back home.

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Tags: christmas in Korea, festive season, Holidays in South Korea, winter in Korea, things to do in Korea, christmas, gapyeong, holiday gifts, festivals

How a ChungDahm Teacher Celebrated Her First Christmas in Korea

Posted on Mon, Jan 04, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

Like many expats teaching in Korea, I assumed Christmas was going to be one big let down. That is to say, extremely sad and depressing, as I believed nothing could compare to Christmas at home in Canada with my family. Although celebrating Christmas in Korea was not the same, it also provided the opportunity to celebrate the holiday with my fellow ChungDahm teachers in different ways than I I had before. 

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Tags: Holidays in South Korea, christmas in Korea

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