Category Archives: Korean Language

More Student Goodbye Letters and Blackmail

Four more of my favorite goodbye letters from the students in my last month. Some of them wrote about things they want me to remember about Korea. Some wrote in Korean to try to encourage me to continue studying Korean, … Continue reading

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Teacher, I Can’t Miss You

Students writing goodbyes to me. Each in their own way.   Note, I didn’t teach her writing. “Thanks to teach me.I can’t miss you” -Julie           One of my favorite students ever with this one: “I … Continue reading

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Test of Korean or Western Identity

So let’s see if this works. I’ve been trying it on my students, who have sometimes been quite fascinated. But anyways,  this test applies to people with a somewhat mixed cultural identity.  Many of my Korean friends were either born … Continue reading

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Korean Speech Contest

As I mentioned before, I was taking Korean classes at Dankook University here in Suji, Korea. At the end we had a speech contest, so I hope you will enjoy watching my submission if you click on the youtube link. … Continue reading

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수락산 Surak Mountain

Hello again, So last Monday I had an extra day off for the Korean Independence Day, and I ended up hiking a mountain near Seoul – an awesome experience. I was really excited about this because hiking in Korea is … Continue reading

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On Learning Languages

Well, I haven’t written in quite a while, so hopefully some of you will still come across this blog post! If you do, I hope you enjoy although it ended up being rather long. I really want to write about … Continue reading

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