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Meet Dianna Coleman: One of ChungDahm's Newest Teachers

Posted on Thu, Aug 31, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Meet Chungdahm Learning Instructor and Songpa Branch's latest addition, Dianna Coleman. Dianna is a great addition to the Songpa team, coming all the way from Southern California. She stumbled across CDL while researching the web for countries to teach English in and somehow found herself falling in love with the idea of Korea and starting her journey as an ESL teacher at Chundahm Learning.

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Tags: Teaching skills, new teacher, instructors, English teachers in Korea, chungdahm learning, learning in korea, skills, teaching abroad

How To Build A Rapport With Your Students While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Tue, Apr 04, 2017 @ 12:36 PM

Building a rapport in an ESL classroom is vital to having a successful semester. It takes a lot of courage to speak in another language and if your students speak freely and often it shows they feel comfortable enough to participate in your class. As an ESL teacher if you have accomplished this magic element it will help turn an average class into a great class!

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Tags: rapport, rapport with students, creativity with students, Korean students, Motivate Students, motivating students, English teacher in Korea, new teacher, Teach English in Korea, ESL, how to be a great ESL teacher

Tips to Get Good Remarks on Student Surveys While Teaching at ChungDahm

Posted on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 @ 12:14 PM

One of the best times and hardest times as working as a teacher/faculty manager is when I have to do teacher evaluations. As a faculty manager, I am responsible for making sure that my teachers are doing their best whenever they are in front of their classes. This is rewarding and challenging at the same time. It is completely easy to give praise when someone is doing well, however for some it can be difficult when you have to give a poor review. In my experience, most teachers would like to know different techniques so that they can improve. I know I do.  In this blog I will offer tips to help you excel in the classroom while teaching in Korea for ChungDahm and in return earn a positive evaluation. 

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Tags: teaching,, new teacher, CCTV, student management, learning management, Students, Motivate Students, student surveys

Watch Jenna Talk About Her First Semester Teaching for ChungDahm

Posted on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 04:13 PM

Meet Chungdahm Learning's newest teacher, Jenna McGonegal! Jenna, 23, is from Toronto, Canada. Jenna began teaching in Korea about 3 months ago and has almost completed her first semester teaching in Korea. As Week 14 of the Summer semester comes to a close, Jenna discusses with Aclipse Marketing assistant, Tijana Huysamen, about her journey to Korea, her favorite teaching moments and how to tackle any obstacles during CDL's training week. 

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Tags: First week in Korea, new teacher, training week, Training Center, arriving in korea, semester, video blog, teaching at Chungdahm, chungdahm learning, life in Korea

5 Things You Must Do When You Arrive to Teach in Korea

Posted on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 @ 05:27 PM

Arriving in a new country can be really overwhelming. There are many things that need to be done quickly upon your arrival! Your head will soon be spinning, without knowing what to expect and how to go about it. Everyone coming to teach in Korea can better prepare for the time ahead by doing a little bit of research, and having a few conversations with foreigners. By doing this you can feel relaxed and be assured that your transition to life in Korea, will run smoothly. 

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Tags: ex-pat life in Korea, life in Korea, learning Korean, teach in Korea, arriving in korea, what to do after, Meetup, new teacher

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