Tag: teaching abroad

Oral English Assessment Ideas

The oral English assessment is an important part of students’ education. It is easy to put together an English test, however, it can be challenging knowing how to tie all your lessons together in an oral English class.

10 ESL Christmas Activities

Introducing some ESL Christmas activities over the festive period is a great way to stir up some festive cheer with your students. With Christmas just around the corner, you’re probably feeling the need to incorporate the holiday into your ESL lessons.

Winter Vacation in Korea

Winter vacation in Korea is almost upon us. It’s finally the last week of classes! As I write this, I am breathing a long sigh of relief. I appreciate my job and the energetic children I work with, but the time has now come when I’m in desperate need of a break.

Conflict in the ESL Classroom

Handling conflict in the ESL classroom will be part of your job as an educator. Teaching your students life skills such as compassion and conflict resolution is just as important as teaching the nuts and bolts of the English language.

Movies in the ESL Classroom

Using movies in the ESL classroom can be a great way to engage your students and provide a juicy topic for discussion. However, it has to be used in the right way so that you don’t end up with students viewing this as a time to relax.

Another Year in Korea

As another year in Korea approaches, I have begun to reflect on the differences I am faced with and changes I have made during my time as an EPIK teacher in South Korea.

English Camp in Korea

An English camp in Korea is set up for students to attend during the summer months when they have more free time from their regular schools. Not all EPIK teachers are asked to teach in one of these but I was and I loved it.

Being Adaptable in Korea

Being adaptable in Korea is essential. When I first moved here, I was really nervous about making new friends. I lived in the smallest state in America, Rhode Island. Moving halfway across the world with just my husband was not only adventurous but nerve racking at the same time.