Travel, Teach, Live in Korea

Re: Suncheon City, South Korea -- Marwood Forte
Is there anyone here now? I just moved here a week ago. I would love to make some Friends who are in the similar situation as me. (foreign teachers) Please let me know.

Re: Anyone with Teaching Experience in South Korea? -- William Anthony
The most up-to-date info as of May 2014 can be found here: http://howtoteachinkorea.wordpress.com/ Apparently there have been some changes. I followed the instructions here exactly and I've been ...

Re: Options for me to get back to Korea? -- Kyle
Hi Ray, Look into the T.A.L.K. program, it is made for college students to come teach for 6 months. It is actually the only way to get a short-term contract in Korea. I met many cool people who did ...

Re: Suncheon City, South Korea -- Tanja
I have just moved to Suncheon to teach English. I am wondering if there are any bars that are foreigner-friendly. I have yet to meet anyone who is not Korean and as my Korean language skills are ...

Korean Alphabet Chart With Audio -- Ryan Wiley
Going to Korea? This is a great way to start learning the Korean alphabet (for free) http://www.speakoutlanguages.com/korean-chart/ Cheers, Ryan

North Korean girl on Video TED2013 Hyeonseo Lee: Escaping North Korea -- H Lee
http://talentsearch.ted.com/video/Hyeonseo-Lee-Escaping-North-Kor;TEDSeoul Hyeonseo Lee grew up in North Korea and made the difficult journey to China in 2008, where she lived in fear. Since ...

5 Reasons to Travel South Korea -- Paul Symonds
South Korea has recently become one of the more popular tourist attractions for people who are looking for a unique holiday experience. The tourism infrastructure in South Korea is quickly ...

A Brief Travel Guide To Seoul -- Matthew Talbot
Seoul, or the Seoul Special City, is the capital and the largest metropolis of South Korea. It is located in the Han River. Seoul was once named as the World Design Capital in 2010 by International ...

Explore Air Travel To A Proud And Ancient Land -- Lance Angles
A holiday to South Korea can transport visitors to a land that is proud, complex, and fascinating. Though social relations may be based on principles of ancient Confucianism, the country is one which ...

Ten Things You Can Do in Korea -- B H Yao
In Korea, the seat of the government is in Seoul. In this city you would notice a great mixture of culture and tradition. Of course, in this article, when we say visit Korea, it would automatically ...

All the Way to Asia - Korean Drama Style -- Katherine A Bowers
If you're planning to travel to Korea, Japan, Taiwan or other destinations in Asia, you might want to watch and enjoy an Asian Drama. The dramas not only tell interesting stories, but include ...

Make a South Korea Trip Memorable With Family and Friends -- Joanna Corvino
Korea is a beautiful place to go if you are planning to go on a vacation with family and friends. South Korea is known only to a few foreign travelers. But this land is full of mountainous terrain, ...

Asian Medical Travel Destinations - Focus on South Korea -- David Au Johnson
Korea has long been a leader in global economics and continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in Asia. Modern architecture and ancient dynasty landmarks provide tourists with numerous ...

South Korea Tourism -- Michael Smallet
To arrange a good and memorable trip to South Korea, it is advised to read travel guides about this beautiful country, and then contact a local travel professional who may help you organize this tour ...

How to Learn Simple Korean -- Jessica Mahoney
The Korean language is spoken by nearly 80 million people throughout the world, including countries like North Korea, South Korea, China and the United States. Learning simple Korean will enable to ...
Get a jumpstart learning Korean online for free -- paul
Here's a blog with some great free instructional videos for learning Korea. http://iloveeslkorea.com/get-a-jumpstart-speaking-korean-with-these-3-free-websites/

Re: parkenglish.com -- Kate
It's absolutely fantastic. I loved *loved* working with them!

Visa Question - Please help! -- Jean
I'm a student about to go to Korea for two semesters (6 months). I'm trying to apply for my D2 Visa here in the states, but lost paperwork is delaying the process. I was wondering if there is ...

How K-Pop and Korean Culture Leads to Awesome ESL Lessons -- Jason Yu
I have lived in Korea for a year and a half, arriving in March 2010 from the US. My reasons for moving to Korea are like many other foreigners: to teach English and travel doing so. ESL, or English ...

How to Make the Best ESL Lessons When Teaching English in Korea -- Simon Stawski
Two years ago, I left Canada with my wife to start teaching English in Korea. In my two years as a teacher, I have learned many tricks and tactics in the classroom. There is one that is especially ...

Moving to Korea: Bringing the Essential Items -- John Olander
When you've acquired a job and you are planning to move to South Korea it's vital that you consider a couple of items to take before leaving. Most important factor you ought to know about ...

Information About Teaching English In Korea -- Paul J. Malcolm
Korea is a beautiful country located East Asia in the Korean peninsula. The steady economic rise and Korea and Seoul's continued campaign for respect of human rights continues to put Korea in a ...

| Korea - A Medical Travel and Medical Tourism Hotspot -- Peter Propp
The country of Korea has developed into a modern, industrialized and technologically advanced economy that exports its products to consumers across the world. Medical care in Korea has developed ...

| South Korea: Traveling by Car -- Aaron J Jackson Crabb
There are two major differences when traveling by car instead of by bus or train in South Korea. First the ability to stop willy-nilly wherever the heck you desire and it is your responsibility to ...

| Asian Medical Travel Destinations - Focus on South Korea -- David Au Johnson
Korea has long been a leader in global economics and continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in Asia. Modern architecture and ancient dynasty landmarks provide tourists with numerous ...

| Do You Want to Learn Korean? Good Ways to Do It -- John Doey
Do you want to learn Korean? Are you looking for some effective ways to learn to speak fluent Korean? If so, continue reading, because this article is for you. I'm going to show you three good ...

| Helpful Tips for Korean Dating -- Clare Ticer
There is deep culture and traditions in the Korean community. This is why many people choose to date within the Korean nationality. Korean dating is not as simple as running into someone at a bar or ...

| Learn Korean Online - The Reason Why You Should Try Learning This Language -- Maria Zavala
Learning to speak Korean takes some commitment, since the language is very dissimilar from almost any other, and certainly differs greatly from common Indo-European languages like English, Spanish ...

Top Three Tourist Attractions in Seoul, Korea -- Timothy Drew
Seoul is a city of contrasts where the past and the present co-exist side by side. It is a city where you can feel the beat of a nation as it changes and evolves. The top three tourist destinations ...

Interesting Places in Seoul -- Laura Latzko
Seoul is the capital city of South Korea, with a population of about 10.3 million people. Korea has history that dates back to 2333 B.C., when King Tan-gun created the kingdom of Choson. Because of ...

Cheap Motels in Busan, Korea -- Rianne Hill Soriano
Busan is South Korea's second largest city and the country's largest seaport. It is the film capital of Korea and home of the prestigious Pusan International Film Festival. Resting at the ...

Ancient Carved Mountains in the North of Seoul, Korea -- David Slate
Seoul, South Korea, and the surrounding area has several mountain ranges that circle the city. The rocky granite peaks to the north offer inspiring views and accessible hiking trails. Areas such as ...

Fastest Way to Learn Korean -- Lane Cummings
Learning Korean or any foreign language is a difficult task, but the most effective method is total immersion into the language and culture. Immersion is an imperfect method and can be very ...

Good Manners Information for Tourists Visiting Korea -- Cathleen Calkins
Korea is a popular destination for tourists because it is rich in history. Korean traditions define relationships and are based on ethical teachings outlined by Confucius, a Chinese philosopher. In ...

How to Learn Korean Letters -- Barbara Kellam-Scott
Although written Korean, or Hangul, appears very similar to Chinese pictograms or Japanese Kanji, it uses a phonetic alphabet, just as European languages do. What makes it appear otherwise is that ...

How to Visit the Islands of Korea -- Collaborator
Korea’s islands are one of the travel world’s best-kept secrets. These volcanic islands offer a wide variety of outdoor activities like hiking and biking, while maintaining a romantic aura ...

How to Find Seoul's Best Tourist Spots -- Isabel Prontes
Seoul is the capital and largest city of South Korea, with a population exceeding 10 million. It is a highly elegant, cosmopolitan and modern city, rich in history, culture and entertainment. Every ...

Interesting Facts About Seoul, Korea -- Richard Long
Seoul is the capital city of the Republic of Korea, also known as South Korea. South Korea occupies the southern portion of the Korean peninsula, which juts into the sea off the northeastern coast of ...

Re: recruiters GMSC - ESL in Korea -- Emily
I am currently working with GMSC. There are so many things that I want to tell you to beware of. First, they have different offices. There is a Seoul office that my school dealt with and then I dealt ...

How to Live in Korea as a U.S. Citizen -- Kensey McKutchen
The Republic of Korea, also known as South Korea, is a democratic country located in northeast Asia. It has a population of over 48 million people. It became the world's 12th largest trading ...

How to Travel to Seoul, Korea -- Charlie Gaston
According to the U.S. State Department, "The Republic of Korea (South Korea) is a highly developed, stable, democratic republic with powers shared between the president and the legislature." Although ...

How to Learn Informal Korean -- Gisela Chavez
Korean falls under the Ural-Altaic family of languages and is spoken by over 78 million people. The ability to communicate in a foreign language is a powerful tool and a useful skill for business and ...

Korean Rules for International Pet Travel -- Helen Trencher
According to a pet owner survey by the American Animal Hospital Association, more than two thirds of pet owners will have traveled by air with their animal companions in 2010. If the pet owner is ...

How to Use Your Laptop in South Korea -- Collaborator
Many people travel to South Korea to escape the realities of work and responsibilities, but find that being out of touch with the world can have some stresses of its own. Take your laptop when you ...

Korean Air Luggage Rules -- MichaelS
Korean Air follows all the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) baggage requirements when traveling from the United States, but the airline also has specific rules and requirements that vary ...

How to Obtain a Korean Student Visa -- Collaborator
Studying abroad can be a great way to expand your horizons and become familiar with another culture. Over 1,200 American students choose to study abroad in Korea each year, according to the Korea ...

How to Buy and Register a Motorcycle in South Korea -- braniac
This article gives a step-by-step on how to buy and register a motorcycle or scooter as a foreigner in South Korea. Includes necessary paperwork, agencies involved and some tips on selecting a bike. ...

How to Teach English in Korea -- Collaborator
Moving to Korea to teach English offers English-speakers from all walks of life a chance to experience a completely new culture while getting paid to do it. Moving to a new country, especially one as ...

How to Become an ESL Tutor in Korea -- Eric Som
ESL stands for "English as a Second Language." ESL tutors teach English to nonnative speakers and learners of English. Most schools in South Korea have ESL tutors to assist their students to not only ...

Don't forget race discrimination in Korea as well -- Raymond Hopkins
I recently applied for an ESL position with Korea Global Connections. I have 13 years experience teaching in Japan to middle school aged children and young adults in high school and university. I ...

How to Teach ESL to Koreans -- Lee-Ann Jacobson
Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) requires a certain level of skill regardless of who your students are. Since Korean students are exposed mainly to English grammar and vocabulary in their ...

Re: Re-Entry Permit for a foreign national in Korea -- Romeo queri
I am currently here in Korea on a c-3 visa (single entry), I am staying here until oct 6 for this trip, apparently I am being invited to attend another event here in korea on the 28th of October. Is ...
Re: Re-Entry Permit for a foreign national in Korea -- park
best is for you to contact Korean immigration dept. Good luck..

Video of teachers at the Hwarang Elementary School, Nowon, Seoul -- International TEFL Academy
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3 Reasons to Learn Korean -- Daniel C Howard
There are actually two Korean countries, North and South Korea. The mainland was divided into two countries after the Korean War in the 1950's. North Korea is a communist country while South ...

How Is Korean Different From English? -- Daniel C Howard
English, as we know, is spoken in all four corners of the globe. Many countries, like the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Australia use English as their native language. If we learn another ...

Korean Supermarkets - Better Than the Tourist Locations -- Simon Stawski
Visiting a country's supermarket can be just as, if not more revealing, than traveling to all of its tourist spots. I live in South Korea, and have visited the N Seoul Tower, which is considered ...

How to Make the Best ESL Lessons When Teaching English in Korea -- Simon Stawski
Two years ago, I left Canada with my wife to start teaching English in Korea. In my two years as a teacher, I have learned many tricks and tactics in the classroom. There is one that is especially ...

Travel To Busan: Korea's Megacity Outside Of Seoul -- Simon Stawski
Busan does not get a lot of attention when South Korea is mentioned. Most of the time you hear about Seoul, South Korea's capital city. This is a bit unfortunate, though, because Busan has plenty ...

Korean Baseball: Not Just America's Pastime -- Simon Stawski
There's something about baseball that seems as American as apple pie, but the sport is now gaining international momentum. Especially in Asia, you'll find countries taking to the sport with ...

How to Build Instant Trust With Your Co-Teachers in Seoul and Korea -- Daniel E Massicotte
In order to understand this section, you need to know that there's a secret society trick that you can use, even though you're not Korean. In fact you're probably very familiar with this ...

Making Your Mark by Driving Nails Into the Walls in Your Apartment in Korea - How To Do It -- Daniel E Massicotte
In South Korea, the walls are not always made of plaster or jeep rock. You can expect the outer walls of your Korean apartment to be made of brick or cement, which means if you want to hang up a ...

Putting Your Korean Co-Workers and Co-Teachers First When You're Teaching in Public Schools -- Daniel E Massicotte
One of the most fascinating cultural differences in Korea is how the importance of saving face affects everyone. If you put your Korean co-teacher or co-worker is in a position where he or she gets ...

Where to Buy Good Vegetables and Avoid Bad Ones In Seoul, Korea -- Daniel E Massicotte
Back in Canada, the USA or Australia this would seem like a pretty obvious topic right? I grew up in Montreal Quebec, Canada where all the produce is about 99% good quality. There are some grocery ...

Rice Cakes - How To Use Them To Make Your Co-Teachers and Co-Workers Adore You -- Daniel E Massicotte
In order to bond with someone they need to see you as a trusted friend. In order that that happens you need to show some level of understanding to their way of life and the kinds of cultural ...

Understanding the Korean Hierarchy in Your School and In Korea All Around You (Part II) -- Daniel E Massicotte
In the previous article (part 1) we looked at the theory of how the Korean hierarchy works. This system applies throughout all of Korea, not just in Seoul. It also applies to any business, school or ...

Understanding the Korean Hierarchy in Your School and In Korea All Around You (Part I) -- Daniel E Massicotte
This article is part of a two part series that examines the most important thinks about the hierarchy in the office and at work in South Korean public schools. My extensive analysis and testing of ...

Why You Need To Know More About Yellow Dust And How To Buy A Mask In Korea -- Daniel E Massicotte
Let's forget everything about the etymology of yellow dust in North America or South Korea and where it comes from and focus on the things that matter. Yellow dust can be very annoying to a ...

The Top 5 Things You Must Bring With You If You Want To Live In Korea and Teach English -- Daniel E Massicotte
Here is 'the' list of the most thought-provoking things you will want to bring with you to Korea. In South Korea (also referred to as Korea) you will need a few vital things in your first ...

3 Things Native English Teachers Should Not Bring To Korea With Them -- Daniel E Massicotte
Living in South Korea is different that Europe or North America. These tips were written by someone who came to Korea from North America and learned that the information he was reading online from ...

Treating a Korean Girl With Respect - How It's Done Properly -- Daniel E Massicotte
Koreans value respect and modesty in people. It is important that you learn to reciprocate the feelings of respect to the Korean girl in order to win her heart. A Korean woman likes respect and ...

How Korean Women View Foreigners In South Korea -- Daniel E Massicotte
In Korea, foreigners with good manners are treated with high respect. Ill manners are not appreciated in Korea. Therefore, if you are looking forward to win the heart of a Korean woman, being a ...

How To Avoid The Pitfalls of Korean Culture So That You Look Sophisticated to Korean Girls -- Daniel E Massicotte
Korea has an ancient and diverse culture and cultural protocols are strictly followed in Korea. Korea also has a homogeneous culture with many Koreans travelling abroad in western countries. The ...

How To Deal With The Rejection That Could Come From Talking and Engaging Korean Women -- Daniel E Massicotte
Rejection in the dating game can quite be an irritating feeling, so it is important that you deal with rejection in the right manner. Your viewpoint should be rightly oriented not to take the ...

The 3 Biggest Myths About Korean Girlfriends And How You Can Avoid Them -- Daniel E Massicotte
Korea has one of the most homogeneous cultures of the world. The Korean people are also open to inter-national or inter-racial relationships unless they are approached in the right manner. Since ...

Why Communication Is So Important When You Have a Korean Girlfriend -- Daniel E Massicotte
Communication is important in every relationship, and even more in Korea. Korean girls are taught to be discreet in matters of their heart and only an effective communication can lead you to the ...

Korean Dating Customs -- Hanna Park
Sogheting: Korean single's blind date arranged by a mutual friend or coworker. In Korean, "Soghe" means introduction and Ting is an abbreviation of the English word meeting. Coffee ...

Learning Korean: 3 Hot Tips for Mastering the Korean Language -- Ryan Wiley
Because it uses an alphabet much different than our own, called Hangul, the Korean language can be challenging to learn. Like all languages, however, if you learn how to learn, and then make a good ...

Learning Korean: How To Master the Korean Language In 3 Easy Steps -- Ryan Wiley
Korean is a fascinating and fun language to learn, and the Koreas, both North and South, are often the subjects of today's world headlines, South Korea for developing into an economic and ...

Getting an iPhone in Korea As an English Teacher - Step by Step -- Daniel Massicotte
Many people come to Korea, hear that cell phones play a large role in culture, and decide that since the iPhone is from Apple (and everything that comes from Apple co. is good), they might as well ...

How To Impress Your English Co-Teachers Without Trying In Korea -- Daniel Massicotte
To impress your co-teachers and even co-workers is easy when you know what you're doing. Here are some ways of going about it that you can easily make a part of you so that attracting their ...

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Re: Can an American woman move to Korea and marry a Korean man and be happy -- Hypnogal
Be yourself. Ignore anyone who upsets you or who you don't understand. It's your life. Live it according to your own rules and forget about the rest. You're only going to live once and ...

Medical Tourism in Korea -- Travel Expert
The country of Korea has developed into a modern, industrialized and technologically advanced economy that exports its products to consumers across the world. Medical care in Korea has developed ...

Why Should You Visit Korea? -- Travel Expert
South Korea is a very interesting country, which I recommend visiting for a series of reasons. 1. Korean food - even though Korean food has some elements in common with other Asian cuisines, such as ...

About Incheon, an interesting Korean city -- Travel Expert
Incheon is considered one of the most interesting cities in South Korea, offering a lot of fantastic sights especially its shores as well as its natural setting. Located at the west coast of Seoul, ...

Cheap Korean traveling -- Travel Expert
Whether you're living in South Korea or visiting on a budget vacation, here are some fun things you can do while traveling in almost any area of Korea that won't empty your wallet. Known by ...

Explore Daegu in Korea -- Travel Expert
There are lots of things to do in Daegu, Korea’s third largest metropolis. Those traveling in Korea can enjoy cultural activities and shopping here, as well as sampling one of the many numerous ...

The Revolutionary Boryeong Mud Festival of South Korea -- Travel Expert
With 2010 seeing the 13th edition of the Boryeong mud festival, this wildly popular festival attracts scores of Korean and foreign visitors over the 10 days that the festival runs. Held in the summer ...

Spices, the delight of korean food -- Travel Expert
Spices are an integral part of Korean cuisine. Many believe that the quality and taste of a recipe completely relies on the spices used. One popular Korean side-dish is sticky rice, a short-grain ...

Have some fun at the Pusan International Film Festival in Korea -- Travel Expert
The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) held annually in South Korea is one of the most important film festivals that is held in Asia. The inaugural festival in 1996 was also the first ...

Enjoy the finest ski resorts in Korea -- Travel Expert
Most ski resorts are large leisure centers that offer pleasant accommodations and convenient facilites to visitors throughout the entire year. Of course, the most popular time to visit the resorts is ...

The Korean Fire and Water Festivals -- Travel Expert
Jindo Sea-parting Festival - Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do will host its 33rd Jindo Sea-parting Festival for three days from March 30th to April 1st. The festival venue is the 1.7 mile-long, 43-65 ...

There Are No Dirty Words in Korean -- Rick Stein
I learned to read at a younger than usual age (for that time, at least), and when I was still a child we moved for a couple of years to Morocco, where I learned to speak French (how fluently at age 7 ...

Looking to connect with foreigners in South Korea -- Dr Shaun Hutchinson
I am looking to connect with foreigners in Uljin and other parts of South Korea. I arrived here on the 30 November 2010. I am looking to connect with foreigners from other countries who are living ...
Re: Looking to connect with foreigners in South Korea -- Sophia
Hello, I am working in Ansan, just 40 minutes away from Seoul (subway line 4). I arrived on Monday and am too interested in connecting with foreigners here in South Korea. I haven't checked how ...
Re: Looking to connect with foreigners in South Korea -- Mark
Hi my name is Mark I want to connect with some foreigners, cuz I am planning to come to S.Korea. I want to know about the job opportunities in Korea and want to make friends who can guide me in a ...

Re: Cost of living in Seoul -- TheKoreaGuide
You can also check the link below for a detailed breakup on the cost of living in Seoul, Korea. http://www.thekoreaguide.com/2010/02/25/cost-of-living-in-seoul-korea/

Jeju Island -- Cat
Hey Im in the process of finding a job in S. Korea to start in Jan 2011. I have been asked to consider living on Jeju Island (ILS school). I was just wondering if anybody has taught here before and ...

Tuberculosis or TB -- Ann
Hi, I am starting my research on Teaching English in Korea for February 2011. In process of reading the requirement to teach in this country and only had one reason which was I noticed that they do a ...

Re: Top 10 Korean Films In the 21st Century -- cr
Mr Chatfield you missed a couple of films that might possibly been on your list and certainly before Attack The Gas Station and probably My Sassy Girl (unless you're under 21 and a fan of the ...

Dental Care for English-Speakers in Korea -- Peterson Goodwyn
Going to a new country is tough, especially when you don't yet know the Korean language. And especially when considering caring for your teeth, you want a dental office in Seoul whom you can be ...

How Much Money Can You Save Teaching English in Korea for One Year? -- Peterson Goodwyn
Individuals who come to Korea as English teachers are typically serious about growing their savings and/or paying off debts. And for good reason: South Korea provides the most prospects to earn a lot ...

Visas Required for Teaching in South Korea -- Christopher Marc Anderson
Anyone wanting to teach English in South Korea, or anywhere else in the world, will need a working visa. I will briefly outline some of the different visa types which are needed to to work as an ESL ...

How to Get an Alien Registration Card in South Korea -- Christopher Marc Anderson
This article is meant for those who will be working in South Korea. I will inform you as to what your identification card (known as an "Alien Registration Card") is, and what it is needed for. I will ...

E-2 Visa Application Process for South Korea -- Christopher Marc Anderson
In order to work as an English teacher in South Korea, you will need the correct working visa. The visa that is required (most often) is an E-2 visa, although one can also teach with an F-5 visa. For ...

First Time Living in Korea -- Dominic Deveau
Korea is for many who live here a unique experience and differs for each individual. There are however, some similarities for many who live in Korea a year or more. Some will take to it like a duck ...

Learn about Korea's Unique Wedding Culture! -- visitkorea
Sanggyeonnye refers to the occasion where the parents and relatives of both of the couples' families meet for the first time to discuss the marriage. It is the first official step towards a ...

What Are South Korea's Main Tourist Attractions And Activites? -- Farazila Abu
Gyeongju Korea’s ancient capital, Gyeongju, is the country’s big must-see, and rates as one of the ten most important ancient cultural cities in the world. In among the shops and markets in the ...

Seoul - South Korea's Soul -- Anne Rivera
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is by far the country's largest city populated by over 10 million people. Moreover, it is considered the nation's center of culture-a culture that has been ...

Namdaemun Market in Seoul, South Korea -- Christopher Marc Anderson
Namdaemun Market Namdaemun Market is a huge shopping area in Seoul, South Korea. According to the official guide book it is the largest and best general wholesale market in Korea. You can get almost ...

Tourist Attractions in Gyeongju, South Korea -- Christopher Marc Anderson
Korea has many tourist destinations, and Gyeongju has a vast number in a small area. I have listed the main tourist destinations as specified by the official tourist map of Gyeongju. As you can see, ...

Living in Gyeongju, South Korea as an ESL Teacher -- Christopher Marc Anderson
I live in Gyeongju, South Korea. I am an English teacher for a private academy in Korea. In this article I will give you a brief breakdown as to where you can expect to work once you get here in ...

Backpacking Information on South Korea -- Josh Boorman
- Population: 48.2 million (UN, 2005) - Capital: Seoul - Area: 99,313 sq km (38,345 sq miles) - Major language: Korean - Major religions: Buddhism, Christianity - Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 80 ...

Expatriates in Korea - What to Expect -- Danielle L. Ruffin
For those unfamiliar with the term, an expatriate is a person residing in a different country from where he or she is a citizen. The term is more readily referred to skilled professionals sent abroad ...

7 "Must Do" Activities on Jeju Island - The Hawaii of South Korea -- E. Gail Gillespie
Jeju Island is a small island with a warmer climate than the mainland, and beautiful scenery. White sandy beaches washed by turquoise sea surround the coastline. Waterfalls splash into rivers and ...

Hiking Opportunities in Korea -- JessicaAckerman
Hiking is a popular activity in Korea. In fact, it's so popular that there are numerous hiking clubs, with members enjoying weekly outings. If you would like to plan a leisurely hike through the ...

The History of the Korean Language -- JessicaAckerman
The Korean language has a rather interesting history. Up until around the early 1400s, classical Chinese characters, which are known as Hanja in Korea, were generally used to write documents. ...

What kind of tutoring do korean students want -- tutoring
Prefably conversational.

live in a private home in Korea and work as the family's ESL tutor -- tip
Very unusual case I have ever seen. Of course there are numerous Koreans learning English. However, I don't think there are many families that can afford 24hours working worth of salary which ...

Private tutoring in Korea -- comments
i can honestly say, it's all about connections. I went to korea and tutored when i was a sophomore in high school. i worked as a private tutor and in an academy (i taught 3 classes - ages 5 - 10) ...
Re: Private tutoring in Korea -- been doing this
I've been doing this for about 4 years now. Privates on the side that is. Nowadays I get prepaid every month. If they want 3 times per week for an hour each class, I charge 500,000. If they want ...
English tutoring legal in Korea -- tutor
I'm not sure if it's legal to actually teach without a license/degree in Korea, but you're asking if you can do it privately. Millions of college students today tutor high school/junior ...
Re: English tutoring legal in Korea -- tip
teaching private lessons in korea is actually illegal for E series visa holders (teaching visas). ill admit, ive taught private lessons but its something u have to be very careful about (i think u ...
Re: English tutoring legal in Korea -- Private tutoring
Private tutoring is illegal for foreigners in Korea (unless you have a special license and and have a F series visa). Korean citizens can teach legally as long as they have the license. People do it, ...
Re: English tutoring legal in Korea -- work on a tourist visa
It is illegal to come to Korea and work on a tourist visa. You generally have to have a bachelors degree as a min requirement. The TALK program that allows you to teach without one, however you need ...

I need a degree to teach english in korea -- leo
and can I use an online degree, thanks in advance for your replies.
Re: I need a degree to teach english in korea -- tips
Online degrees acceptable? don't know, contact the Korean Embassy/Consulates where you are. Most jobs in Korea require a university degree and they want to see the original diploma and sealed ...

How much to charge for an english lesson in Seoul -- tutor
30,000-35,000 won be ok?
Re: How much to charge for an english lesson in Seoul -- dell
be ready to take 20k won an hr. there is a bunch of English speakers foreigners charging around that...no to metion even a bigger crowd of English speakers Korean ready to charge less.
Re: How much to charge for an english lesson in Seoul -- tutoring
For a tutor who is a native speaker, usually the cheapest possible is about 40,000won/hour. (The range is from about 40,000-70,000won/hour.) Also, just so you know, it is usually illegal for them to ...
How to tutor korean students?? -- joe m
I'm not an english teacher.
Re: How to tutor korean students?? -- choi
take them for a tour of the city ask them to teach you korean watch a movie and talk to them after about it if they like you, they may suggest you to their friends.

university diploma - south Korea teaching English -- jt
You need a 4-year university degree. In the US, a 4-year degree is a BA (or BS). If yours is the equivalent of that, you are fine. It can be in any subject area to get a work permit, though getting a ...

Re: Racism in Korea? shocking! - ESL in Korea -- Amanda
I recently started looking for a position to teach English in South Korea, however after the common occurance of discrimination I have faced, and the countless reports of these incidents from other ...
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