Spending a summer afternoon at the ballpark is a favorite pastime in many major cities around the world. Spending a summer afternoon at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul promises to take your version to a completely new level. Whether it’s the LG Twins or The Doosan Bears hosting the game, the fans are impressive making the final score almost irrelevant.
Have you ever taken the KTX? If so, you may have noticed that when the train slows down before a station a certain tune comes on, gently reminding you that the train will be stopping soon. The music is sparse, minimal and distinctly oriental. The irregular notes evoke images of water slowly dripping from a hanok’s tiled roof.
How does one go about keeping students engaged in class? What are the best ways to arrange a classroom and use classroom materials? What the hell is a transitive verb anyway? As the legions of ESLers here know, there’s a lot more to teaching English than, you know, speaking it.