Monthly Archives: July 2012

First Month in the ROK

Month #1 in Korea is coming to a close and I like to think I have been handling the adjustment really well. As I’ve discussed with several of the other ETAs, it’s a weird feeling in regards to time. We … Continue reading

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Membership Training (MT)

One of the many activities we are invited to participate in is the GLEE club. No, it is not like an American GLEE club or the hit show. GLEE is the Global Language Education Exchange which invites ETAs and Korean … Continue reading

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Donghae Weekend

Last weekend, Mrs. Shim and the KAEC office treated the 80 ETAs, OC team, and our RAs from Jungwon to a beach weekend about 3 hours from our orientation site. We arrived Friday afternoon at our hotel which looked like … Continue reading

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Placements, Lessons, Camp…Oh my!

This week has been one of the busiest we’ve had yet because Jungwon University has been overrun by current ETAs and Korean students from all over the country for Camp Fulbright. These students/teachers come in for 2 weeks each summer … Continue reading

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Catch Up Time

Hello all! Sorry for the long periods of absence, but they were certainly right about this being a 7 week INTENSIVE orientation. We have really been thrown into everything which has been making the time fly by. We’ve already been … Continue reading

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Good Luck/Congrats!

First, I would like to wish my college ultimate frisbee team (ECSU) good luck this weekend in one of the, if not THE most fun tournament of the year. Wildwood! I hope you all have a wonderful time as always … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

“Don’t worry about what anybody else is going to do… The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” -Alan Kay Today, we had some visitors from the US Embassy come and speak to us. The first guest … Continue reading

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