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Hi all,

I'm from Christchurch in New Zealand, and am teaching in South Korea at the moment at a Middle School. I have been teaching for 3 years before this in China, but wanted to have a change - and so far it has been great...
Great website, and now that I am in my current job, I have gone mad printing out the flashcards - they don't mind how much coloured ink I use.
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Loving the spring and waiting for the heat of summer.

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Wed May 09, 2007 2:42 pm
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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Post Hi Maxim!
maximmm wrote:
My name is Maxim and I'm currently teaching in South Korea, though I think, I'll be relocating to Thailand in a very near future.

Oh yeah... I'm from Canada:)


I was just wondering what you think about teaching in Korea...I was just accepted to teach in South Korea for 3 weeks in the summer and I would love any pointers! Thank you!
Karina Davey


Thu May 10, 2007 9:25 am
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Hi, my name is Karina and I am from Toronto, Ontario. I teach grade 1/2 at an Alternative School that I love. It is so great to hear from people all over the world.

Karina Davey


Thu May 10, 2007 9:29 am
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Just wondering where this site is out of...I just posted a comment and is says that the date is Thursday May 10, at 9:29 a.m., however, it is Wednesday May 9, at 8:47 p.m. here in Toronto.


Thu May 10, 2007 9:47 am
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its based in Japan, therefore Japanese time.

We are ahead of the USA / Canada


Thu May 10, 2007 9:56 am
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Location: Nagano, Japan
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Karina wrote:
Just wondering where this site is out of...

Well, it's a US based site actually. (The account and server are in the US.) However, I live in Japan and run the site from here. I can set the time to match any time zone, but it just seemed best to set it for the time zone I'm living in.

Would you like us to tell you what happens in the future? :lol:

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Would you like us to tell you what happens in the future?


LOL

very good, you are on the ball

(now there is a good expression to teach ya students!)


Fri May 11, 2007 9:32 am
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Location: Switzerland
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Hello everyone!!

I'm an Australian but have lived here in Switzerland
for nearly 27 years. :=)

I do a lot of private teaching....kids, teens and some adult
evening classes too. :=)

I enjoy my job a lot and feel very satisfied when all of my
students, no matter what the age, make progress and manage
to express themselves in English!!

It's nice to meet people from all over the world on this great site!!

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Mon May 14, 2007 8:36 pm
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hi,
My name is Bilge, I am from Balıkesir, TURKEY. I have been a teacher for almost 2 years. I have been a teacher at a primary school (students are between 10-14) I always try to make my lessons enjoyable and Ialways search materials for my students. One day I found this site while searching materials, then I have stop searching sites, because I can find whatever I want so I really thank you.... :P


Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:23 am
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My name is Linea,

I live in Nyuzen, Toyama-ken, Japan.
I use this site all the time for the 24 lessons I teach each week at elementary and jr. high schools. The students really like the images on the flashcards. We've just started using the 'Big Town' cards and they love them -espcially the woman named "Deb" which comes out "debu" to them and means 'fat' in Japanese!.


Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:31 pm
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Hi, I'm James and I'm currently living in Nantou, Taiwan. I come from South Africa. I heard about this site from a co-worker of mine who knows some good web sites for english resources. Thanks for contributing all of the games and flashcards, they've really been useful!


Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:12 pm
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Im Robert. Im from Seattle, WA and teaching in Okinawa, JA. First year teaching anything (used to volunteer only), and was completely lost. Found the site while researching games for my students.


Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:11 am
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Hello My name is David. I am in Caotun, Taiwan. I am originally from Saskatoon, Canada. I have to say. This is by far the best site on the internet. Whenever I need a few lessons, I can go to a section and download the cards and games that go along with it. I find that the kids really respond well to the pictures and the way the topics are related. Also I have found so much amazing information on these forums from all of the other teachers out there. Thanks Mark and everyone else involved in making this a top notch site. Keep up the good work!


Tue Jul 03, 2007 5:27 pm
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I'm Dilara.I'm from Adana,TURKEY.

English Teachers are the best!

I love this site thanks a lot!


Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:33 am
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Wow! It's great to put a name and location to all those forum posters out there. A belated welcome to the forums!

Thanks for all of the nice comments about the site and resources. I hope both continue to be helpful to you.

Happy teaching,
Mark

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