Moderately Useful Korean Phrases I’ve Somewhat Learned

계속 열심히 하세요 - 'Keep up the hard work.' I am perpetually fumbling, mumbling, stumbling over my words because, although I can picture them in my mind, my tongue and teeth betray me. Nothing comes out exactly like I wanted. But I'll be damned if I'll let my ineptitude betray my pedagogy. I'll stand in front of … Continue reading Moderately Useful Korean Phrases I’ve Somewhat Learned


추석 잘 보내세요 ~ Happy Chuseok

추석 잘 보내세요~~ Happy Chuseok! I'll keep this post short because I am still in holiday mode. On October 3-6 I celebrated Chuseok, one of the most important Korean holidays. The Youtube Channel Talk To Me in Korean released a great video that sums up the holiday. In short, many people celebrate this harvest festival by traveling … Continue reading 추석 잘 보내세요 ~ Happy Chuseok


This semester, my English Conversation class will create an infamous UCC video (user content commercial). Each year the English students make this video and it has quite the reputation among 3rd years who describe it as the both best and worst part of their first year. My co-teachers, Adrienne and Maxine, made an exemplar video for our students. We … Continue reading OMG UCC!