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Forever, for always

Forever, for always

It’s getting close to the anniversary of that day again and I find my mind increasingly turning to you.I know we’ve never met, and I know we never will. But I think about you sometimes and I wonder that if we had, would you still…

Language Learning Goals

Language Learning Goals

I am someone that has wanted to learn different languages ever since I was very young. I remember Brazil being the very first country I ever wanted to travel to and Brazilian Portuguese being the first language I ever wanted to learn. My interest in…

My Tips For Living In A New Country

My Tips For Living In A New Country

Hello everyone. This post has been on my mind for a while and I am finally taking the time to write it out. I have made it no secret that while I was living in Korea, I did not like where I lived. Even though…

My EPIK application timeline

My EPIK application timeline

Hello everyone. After getting a question a few days ago, I thought it might be helpful to make a blog post about my entire EPIK application timeline. I didn’t create one initially because I actually didn’t think anyone was reading this blog besides a few…

Setting Goals

Setting Goals

After returning home to the United States, one of the first things I did was clean out my room and closet. I got rid of so many things that I didn’t want and didn’t need. I still have a little more to go, but I…

Back in the USA!

Back in the USA!

Hello all who read this blog! My year teaching abroad has finished and I am now back in the USA. I never thought I would say I’m happy to be back here but I am lol. I seriously thought that I would leave to teach…

Fun Group Project Ideas

Fun Group Project Ideas

Hello! So I am back with another post to share some classroom activities that have gone well for me and my classes. As a reminder I work at a high school but I am certain that these games and projects will work for middle school…

Funny Language Barrier Mishaps

Funny Language Barrier Mishaps

Story #1 So I have a couple of stories to tell. As a brief recap for anyone reading this that does not know, I am a high school English teacher in South Korea. I do not speak Korean. My students do not speak English. Now…

Boseong Green Tea Festival

Boseong Green Tea Festival

Last month I had the pleasure of attending Boseong’s green tea festival. Spring is here and the weather is finally warm and the constant rain has slowed down. I was super grateful for such a beautiful day to spend outdoors in the tea fields. I…

I Tried Korean Flower Mouthwash

I Tried Korean Flower Mouthwash

Yep, you read that right. I tried flower flavored mouthwash. I’m not entirely sure what the heck I was expecting with this but when I saw it in the store I got excited. The only thing on my mind was “Wow! Strange Korean things. Let’s…