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3 Ways to Bond With Your Students in Korea, Including Kpop

Posted on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

One of the initial struggles every teacher usually goes through, whether it's teaching English in Korea or back at home in your native country, is building relationships with your students.  As a male teacher I found it hardest to build a rapport with my female students.  The key I have found to strengthening the teacher-student bond is becoming knowledgeable of what kids, in this case Korean kids, are passionate about.  For girls I have found the best way to relate with them is through Kpop and for the boys it is through sports and video games. 

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Tags: student management, Teach English in Korea, Students, sports in Korea, quiet students, Videogames Korea, motivating students, KPOP

Amazing Discoveries in Korea: PC Rooms

Posted on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

Remember the time when internet cafes were a thing? And we had to actually go use them because you didn't have a computer at home or the local library was closed? Well, Korea has taken the idea of an internet cafe and taken it up a few notches in the form of a PC bang, or room. After hearing about PC rooms from my students for years, my boyfriend and I finally ventured into one in our neighborhood, only to be very impressed...  

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Tags: video games, gaming in Korea, Videogames Korea, pc bang, pc room, internet cafe

Finding English Video Games while Teaching in Korea

Posted on Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 11:09 AM


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Tags: movies in Korea, osan, Videogames Korea, Videogames Seoul, English Videogames, Songtan, PS3 Korea, XBOX Korea

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