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Re: Going with family with small children  by: jo
go south, stay away from the big cities. try small towns. a salary around 2.4 million won and housing allowance should ok for you and family.
Medical Tourism in Korea  by: 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..
Self-Editing of Essays - ESL lesson for Korean students  by: Robin Tim Day, B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
An ESL Student's Checklist for Systematic Self-Editing of Written Work (aimed at high school and university but should be used earlier). Writing is difficult for the beginner and doubly so in a..
Expatriates in Korea - What to Expect  by: 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..
Visa Question - Please help!  by: 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 any way..
What you guys think about Korea?  by:
I'm Korean, Koreans Really loves to talk to foreigner. But I think many UK guys hate Korea because Its Asia. or friend of North Korea. And don't care about Korea at all! When I signed up this site,..
How to Find Seoul's Best Tourist Spots  by: 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..
There Are No Dirty Words in Korean  by: 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..
Get Intimate With Asia: Travel To Korea  by: Frank Johnson
South Korea is one of the smaller nations in Asia, with a size comparable to the state of Indiana. What it lacks in size it makes up for in abundant culture, turbulent history, exquisite cuisine and..
key-money deposit - Info: Teach ESL in Korea  by: Kim
"What is a key-money deposit?" From 300 to 700 US$, depends of the area/city and apt. (smaller cities/towns, do not require key rent deposit). "So when applying for the position just tell them I want..
Accent Reduction: Secrets of English Pronunciation for Koreans, Part 1  by: Lisa Scott
I am an accent reduction specialist, and I am going to give away some secrets of English pronunciation for Koreans learning English. There are some common mistakes that almost all Koreans make, and..
| Learn Korean Online - The Reason Why You Should Try Learning This Language  by: 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..
Sending Money Overseas from Korea  by: Choi P.
Look for a bank with a sign near the entrance noting that it handles foreign currencies. There are three methods of sending money overseas; telegraphic transfer (T/T), bank check, and postal check ...
Korean Business Cards Are A Must  by: Wayne Hemrick
If you are planning on doing business in Korea, you’ll find that many aspects that are similar to doing business in other Asian countries such as Vietnam, China and Japan – and other aspects that..
Age discrimination is alive and well here in South Korea - ESL in Korea  by: RhenoKorean
Remember all the 'discrimination is something you shouldn't do' lectures in ethics classes and term papers back in the USA during your college days? Well, it seems some white folks forget all that..
Do you have any idea how much it cost for an ESL tutorial fee per hour in South Korea  by:
Do you have any idea how much...
Explore Daegu in Korea  by: 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..
Korean-Grammar-Beginner.pdf  by: hyn
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Re: recruiters GMSC - ESL in Korea  by: nathangovveas
Hey I came over here with GMSC. Soon chan in vancouver did a great job for me. It's a good company to come with in my opinion. If you decide to come here contact me and we..
Re: Can American civilians visit the bases in S. Korea?  by: alexei
Shannon - I am X navy and have been on many types of basis. Joe is right, but only with respect to the Army. My suggestion is take a trip outside of Seoul and visit an Airforce Base. (Osan i believe..
Pregnant and quitting ESL teaching in Korea...  by:
I recently found out i'm pregnant. And I am in Korea, teaching english. I plan to leave after I get paid next month. I have not been working for a long time. But my pregnancy is exhausting me, and my..
3 Reasons to Learn Korean  by: 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 Korea is..
Seoul, korea...are the foods there expensive or cheap?  by:
pls tell me about seoul, hubby is a nurse and he is taking his U.S. license exam there this coming May ..he's worried about food, about the place..pls help..
If I am to teach English in Korea, what would I need above and beyond a passport? Some kind of Work Visa?  by: Sa
Seoul weather?  by:
What's the best month to visit Seoul wherein the weather is not too cold nor too hot?
Teaching Korea: What is the difference teaching ESL for different grades (elementary, middle, highschool)  by: choi
Cheap Motels in Busan, Korea  by: 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 southern..
Korean-Hangul-Lessons.pdf  by: pdf
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| Asian Medical Travel Destinations - Focus on South Korea  by: 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..
Re: Racism in Korea? shocking! - ESL in Korea  by: 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..
GnB English Institute - Anyang, S.K.  by: Susan
Anyone have experience or knowledge of GnB English Institute in Anyang?
Re: Cost of living in Seoul  by: TheKoreaGuide
You can also check the link below for a detailed breakup on the cost of living in Seoul, Korea.
recruiters GMSC - ESL in Korea  by: tanjonah
I have a BA, but do not have a ESL or etc... certification. Have been abroad for school and am thinking about teaching in Asia. I have been approached by a recruiting agent from GMSC after sending an..
How is EFL Teaching perceived in Korea?  by: Mistina Thomson
Apart from their history, Korea has a lot to boast about. Of all the countries, Korea is one country that boasts of an abundance of natural resources. Most importantly, it is their technically..
Talk-To-Me-In-Korean-Level-1-Lesson-20.pdf  by: hyn
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When I start teaching english in Korea can I also look for other jobs once I get there  by: choi
Teaching in Korea - A few questions for anybody who has ever taught or lived there.?  by:
Bringing Spouse Along  by: minou
I really want to go teach in South Korea and have all the required qualifications. I know I can bring my pet, but how can I bring my spouse? I know that many companies will not provide housing for..
Living in Seoul, South Korea: Food, Kangnam Living and Ingenious Ideas *Picture*  by: Paul Symonds
After only one month in South Korea as a Westerner, things already seemed a mismatch of the ingenuous and the illogical. One minute you will be blown away and pleasantly surprised by something and..
Understanding the Korean Hierarchy in Your School and In Korea All Around You (Part I)  by: 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..