I’m In Love With My Foreign Teacher and You Should Be Too.

<!–   Many foreigners come to Korea inspired to teach English.  All try to be hip.  All try to connect with their students.  Nevertheless,  whoever recently sat on the “coolest foreign teacher throne” has been deposed.   Meet Henry Bloomfield.  He’s in love with his homeroom teacher, but I think some of his students and the…

Teaching in Korea over 30: An Interview with a Foreign Hagwon Owner

  Very few people in the world have more experience in the ESL industry than Jürgen Germeys.  Even fewer understand the nuances of both ESL instruction and the Hagwon business model in South Korea.  Jürgen Germeys is not just an experienced ESL instructor; he is one of the very few foreigners who own a hagwon in South Korea. For…