Watch my How to Teach in Korea videos. Click the video link to choose from the playlist.
How to Make Money Traveling
How to Get a Job Teaching English in Korea
• How to Apostille Documents
• Teach English in Korea? (Q & A)
• Teach English in Korea? (EPIK vs Hagwons)
• EPIK vs Hagwon: Which is better? (Video)
• EPIK Fears (Video)
• Surviving a University Job interview in Korea
• How to Teach English in Korea, with EPIK and How to do Mock Interviews (video)
• Do you need to know the language of the country before you move there?
ESL Job Resources in Asia
• Dave’s ESL Cafe – Great for finding ESL jobs in Asia (mostly Korea and China, occasionally Japan and other). Outside of Asia, the options thin and it’s best to go through recruiting agencies.
Well-known Recruiting Companies:
Note : There are smaller recruiting agents/ headhunters on Dave’s ESL. All recruiters make a commission from the hiring employer, so, you should *never* pay a fee for job placement.
Interested in Teach Abroad in General, check out The Working Traveller’s Ask the Experts.
Why Teach English with EPIK?
• My Experience with EPIK (video)
• What is my class schedule and how do I work with co-teachers?
• A Day in a Life of an EPIK Teacher
• Inside my Korean apartment (video)
• My First Day at a Korean Elementary School (video)
• Letter from an EPIK Orientation
Korean Classroom Shockers
Why You’re Gonna Love Korea
• Gift Guide: Cool “Korean” Things to Buy in Korea (videos)
• 10 funny quirks you didn’t know about Koreans
• Is Korea a state-of-the-art country?
• Why did I choose to teach in Korea?
• Why I Love Teaching English to my Korean Students .
• What to Bring if you’re moving to Korea
Just Show me Pictures: Language Barriers
• JSMP : 6 ways expats experience culture shock in Korea
• Just Show Me Pictures! When your Expat Honeymoon Fades (Hitting the 6-month mark)
• Just Show Me Pictures! Dealing with Language Barriers Abroad (Part II)
• GRRRL Goes Whimpery in Her New Korean Location
• “Dynamic Korea” & the EFL Workplace
• Pass the Paper II: Coping with culture shock in Korea
• Confronting Korea with my Waygook card
• 5 Tips for New NETs in Korea
• 5 Reasons to Join your Expat Community when Living Abroad
Expat’s Survival Guide
Survival Tips for Korea
• Getting a Korean phone (when you don’t know the language)
• Renting a Phone in Korea
• Expat Online Banking with KEB
• The 8 Best iPhone Apps for Travelers
• How to get Asian characters on your iPhone or Computer
• How to Mail Things Home from Korea
• 6 Western Friendly Stores for the Expat
• Top 4 iPhone apps to Korea
• Are there Apple stores in Korea
• A Secret List of English-speaking Doctors in Daegu (which none of us know about)
• The Secret to Using a Squat Toilet
• 8 Ways I Stay Warm during Winter in Korea
• Going to a Doctor in Korea
• Being a Vegetarian in Korea: The Costco Honeymoon begins… (Part III)
• Being Vegetarian in Korea: Weight-loss diets in Korea
• Being Vegetarian in Korea (Part I)
• Loving Hut: Finally, Love for Vegans & Vegetarians in Korea!
Returning from a Gap Year
The following has not been updated since 2011.
Korea’s Immigration Website. Forms and other important info here.
Website for Korea’s National Tax Service. Helpline # for Foreigners: 02.2076.5711 (our book also lists 02.397.1440 but that # isn’t on there website)
Ministry of Labor site. Policy and laws can be found here.
Helpline for Foreign Workers: 82.31.345.5000 and 031.345.5000. Also a Severance Pay Formula.
E-Government Website for us Foreigners!
EPIK’s website. Counseling helpline #: 02.3668.1400
Go to my teaching site for this resource page, full of links and ideas for activities