This page contains posts related to teaching ESL in South Korea, and experiences of teachers living and teaching in South Korea.

Note: We no longer offer ESL recruiting services, but we have lots of info about getting jobs to teach in South Korea and sometime offer links to ESL recruiters for South Korea. Please let us know any questions you have about finding a job in Korea, or about living and working in Korea and we will work on finding the right answer for you asap.

Korean Age..? You are older than you think.

Korean Age..? You are older than you think. A woman in Korea might tell you she is depressed because she is now 30 years old and not married. 30 is t[...]


Korean Consulates in Canada and USA

Below is a list of Korean Consulates in Canada and USA. Korean Consulate in Montreal: (for applicants from the Atlantic Provinces and Quebec Korean [...]


Valentine`s Day, White Day and Black Day! Huh?

Valentine`s Day, White Day and Black Day! Huh? Valentine`s Day. Just another holiday where the guy must spend his hard earned cash to show his si[...]


Country Strong: The Perks of Teaching in a Small Town

Country Strong: The Perks of Teaching in a Small Town Many first-timers to Korea stray away from jobs in the countryside, opting instead for big city[...]


Old Korean ladies are so sweet!

Old Korean ladies are so sweet! One day it was raining heavily, and unfortunately, my school was a 20 minute walk from my apartment. Since I had arri[...]


Big Bang Theory: A Teacher’s First Day

Big Bang Theory: A Teacher’s First Day on the Job Coming to Korea provides, for many, a steep learning curve, not only because of its differences in [...]


Health and Fitness while Living Abroad.

Health and Fitness while Living Abroad. The decision to teach ESL overseas, or study overseas can be a significant one filled with excitement, promis[...]


How much money can you save teaching English in Korea?

How much money can you save teaching English in Korea? With the high cost of an education, most of us finish University with a hefty debt for our tro[...]


Don't Miss out on the Korean Pension Program

Don't Miss out on the Korean Pension Program: make sure you talk to your boss about this right away! If you are North American and teaching in Kore[...]


You are a Celebrity in Korea: You can speak English, and therefore everyone will want to talk to you… Be nice.

You are a Celebrity in Korea: You can speak English, and therefore everyone will want to talk to you… Be nice. After 3 and a half years in Korea I wo[...]


Last call at 2 am? Umm, how about 8 am?

Last call at 2 am? Umm, how about 8 am? Bars and clubs are just as popular in Korea as anywhere else in the world. From world class night clubs in Bu[...]


Lost in Korea and Need an English Speaker?

Lost in Korea and Need an English Speaker?  If you need to ask help from a stranger, ask a young adult. The English boom in Korea is relatively ne[...]


Sample of an ESL teacher contract.

This is a sample of a typical ESL teacher contract. This does not represent the contract you will receive, but will only give you an idea of some of [...]


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