Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hot Presidents

I’ve been meaning to post about this for awhile!  Last Friday I had a couple very entertaining 6th grade classes.  The last two classes of the day on Friday are my favorites and I love ending the week on such … Continue reading

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Teacher Sports Day

So yesterday afternoon around 2:45pm I was sitting at my desk wondering what I was going to do until teacher dismissal at 4:30.  Then my co-teacher says to me “Vanessa, today is Teacher Sports Day, so we will all go … Continue reading

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삼계탕 “Samgyetang”

A few weeks ago, we had the most delicious soup for lunch at school.  Let me just start by saying that so far I’m really not a big fan of the soup here.  Traditionally soup is eaten with every meal, … Continue reading

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Open Day

So today was “Open Day” at my school, which is where the parents come in and see whats going on in the school and get introduced to all the teachers, etc.  I really didn’t have much to do with it, … Continue reading

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Speaking Korean!

I’ve been using this website almost every day to learn Korean: http://www.talktomeinkorean.com It has been very useful, and the lessons are very short so it keeps it from being too boring. So far, I’ve been getting around Korea only knowing … Continue reading

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White Day

Yesterday (March 14th) was “White Day” here in Korea. I saw advertisements for this downtown last weekend, but I really had no idea what it was until yesterday. So, on Valentine’s Day here, the girls give their boyfriends gifts (candy, … Continue reading

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Bus buddy

The second week of school is underway, and so far it’s been really great.  I have a bus buddy in the mornings.  I don’t know his name, but I know he works in the office at my school.  The first … Continue reading

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