Category Archives: Teaching ESL

Moving home

I have been keeping things on the down low but have decided to just make it official; I have moved home to Canada. After two and a half years in Korea I have decided that my time there was through.

Moving home

I have been keeping things on the down low but have decided to just make it official; I have moved home to Canada. After two and a half years in Korea I have decided that my time there was through.

Gifts

My students give me small gifts and tokens, mostly they like to share their snacks with me. Since I got back from Canada a couple weeks ago they have been bringing me crafts, pictures that they drew at school and

Gifts

My students give me small gifts and tokens, mostly they like to share their snacks with me. Since I got back from Canada a couple weeks ago they have been bringing me crafts, pictures that they drew at school and

Fighting over Canada

This puzzle has gotten a lot of mileage! The kids finished it yesterday together but started fighting when the girls wanted to take pictures of it and the boys started stealing the corners (typical).   

Fighting over Canada

This puzzle has gotten a lot of mileage! The kids finished it yesterday together but started fighting when the girls wanted to take pictures of it and the boys started stealing the corners (typical).   

Excuses

I truly appreciate honesty from my students. I laughed out loud when I received this message.    I did forgive her.

Excuses

I truly appreciate honesty from my students. I laughed out loud when I received this message.    I did forgive her.

Macarons

My girls and I attempted to make macarons for the first time. We made our own wild berry version. They were not as colourful as the expensive bakery shop ones but they were delicious!  We found the humidity in Korea

Macarons

My girls and I attempted to make macarons for the first time. We made our own wild berry version. They were not as colourful as the expensive bakery shop ones but they were delicious!  We found the humidity in Korea

Magic Pooh

“Hunter, why are your hands purple?” I asked.  He hesitated so I asked, in Korean. “손들이 보라색, 왜요?” “Magic pooh,” he replied uncertainly.     **I have since discovered that ‘magic pooh’ is a real thing. It’s a powder taken to

Magic Pooh

“Hunter, why are your hands purple?” I asked.  He hesitated so I asked, in Korean. “손들이 보라색, 왜요?” “Magic pooh,” he replied uncertainly.     **I have since discovered that ‘magic pooh’ is a real thing. It’s a powder taken to

I’m cry, no speek.

Sometimes when you turn your back on your textbook your students will leave you notes.   This was a little heartbreaking and cute, at the same time. No one would cop to it and everyone thought it was really funny. 

I’m cry, no speek.

Sometimes when you turn your back on your textbook your students will leave you notes.   This was a little heartbreaking and cute, at the same time. No one would cop to it and everyone thought it was really funny.