A common theme in the stats, comments, Facebook messages and emails sent to LiveTravelMore is teaching English in South Korea. Instead of constantly writing what feels like the same responses over and over and over and over again for many people, I’m writing this post to help you and anyone else who may come along in the future. I will update it occasionally as new information is obtained that may be relevant.
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about a $4 Million English Teacher in Korea named Kim Ki-Hoon. Immediately I said to myself, “He makes $4 million teaching English? Apparently, I’m doing … Read more
As part of my GEPIK contract, I teach English to third- to sixth-graders in an elementary school.
I admit that as a Black woman who grew up in America, I am primed to notice when the tiniest bit of shade is possibly being thrown upon my people. The kid in my American history class in high school who looked at me, the only Black kid in the class, and asked, “So, what was it like being a slave?”
I’ve been in Korea for one week and so far all is well. I don’t know where to start with my update posts, so I’ll begin with my job. Work is draining, but … Read more