North Korea: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

February 14, 2014

Returning Home from Korea

After 15 months of teaching abroad, Allison faces her next challenge: Canadian winter.
Sometimes as a ESL teacher, the students teach you more than you can teach them.
Allison looks past the homesickness and culture shock.
Teaching English certainly isn’t the easiest job in the world.
March 7, 2013

The TEFL Challenge

The truth about teaching English as a second language.
My struggles have taught me more than just the importance of being patient, open-minded and understanding.
Being unable to speak Korean has taught Allison that a language barrier can have some surprising effects—both negative and positive.
During her first month teaching ESL, Allison finds her first major challenge unexpected.
A recent grad’s growing passion for travel is about to lead her to the other side of the world to begin a new adventure.
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