Teaching English

12 Months in South Korea

As we’re about to embark on our next adventure I thought it only fitting to summarise the last one. In the 12 months we…

Korea Pinish-ee

Today is the day. 372 days after arriving in Korea it’s all coming to an end, our contracts finish today and we fly home…

The Elves of Milk Came to Me

My students have a habit of surprising me; sometimes it’s a cute gesture, sometimes it’s a simple sentence in English and sometimes it’s something…

Good Luck to You

Today is D-Day for 712,227 third year high school students who will take the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT). It halts traffic, sometimes even…

School Performance Day

We’re halfway through semester two and I don’t really feel like I’ve been doing much teaching. My classes seem to get canceled left and…

South Korean Elementary Sports Day

Sports Day at a Korean elementary school is almost as important as national test day and much more important than English class. How do…

Summer Camp

We’ve got one week left of our four week Summer Camp program so we thought we’d share the details with you.

EPIK Afternoon

Last Thursday we were given the afternoon off to attend an EPIK event, part training day, part celebration of the end of the semester….

Geri and Neil Teacher

I hope you’ve been enjoying the tales of our weekend adventures, however interesting they might be they wouldn’t be possible if we weren’t teaching…

Apartment View of Korea

I always wanted to live in a proper apartment, somewhere high off the ground, all on one level etc etc. Our new apartment ticks…

Our Cheongju Apartment 2.0

On Friday we moved into our permanent accommodation in Yongam-Dong, a suburb of Cheongju. Why? Our initial accommodation was only temporary as it was too far away…