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I'm very curious about where everyone is coming from, how you heard about MES-English.com and what you think, but first:

Where are you from and where are you teaching?

I'm from Oklahoma, USA and am living and teaching in Nagano, Japan

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Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:56 pm
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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:)

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I'm from Providence, RI. I like cats.


Thu Jan 05, 2006 2:32 am
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And I am Azra, form Turkey, I live in Çanakkale. Actually I'm going to be an English teacher at the end of the this term. Finding this site is really wonderfull coincidence for me. I use some flashcards of this site for my micro teaching task my friends and my teacher admired... thank you mesmark:)
I thing English is your mother tongue (for maxim and mesmark)
As you guess it is second language for me, if I make some mistakes when I expressing my ideas, feelings and etc. please correct me:)

Mesmark really good job I really appreciate your effort as I said before
thanks, thank, thanks:)


Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:26 am
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I am Cathi and live in Central New Jersey. I am a Speech and Language Clinician in a private school for Emotionally Disturbed and Multiply Handicapped children. I work with children from 5-12 years of age. I have worked there for the past 17 years (my only job) and found Mark's website somehow by accident. I found it quite interesting and can see how similar ESL teaching is to speech therapy. Many of the same areas of work including prepositions, pragmatics, categorization, vocabulary and so on. I have enjoyed this website of Mark's and look forward to hearing from many others that come from different walks of life.


Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:27 am
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maximmm, welwisher68, azra and cathi - Welcome to the forums!

And thanks for the posts :wink:

azra - your English is fine, don't worrry. :D don't feel you need to impress anybody here. Just hang out. If you have any questions or would like some feedback on lesson plans for your classes, please post them.

It's cool to see that people are coming from all over; USA, Korea, Turkey, Japan. Who else is out there..hmmm?

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Thu Jan 05, 2006 9:08 am
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im living in korea and from missouri, usa.

nice to meet everyone!

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I'm from Miami, Florida and now live in Okinawa, Japan. I teach at a local Elementary School (Kinder thru 6th grade). I love it! Before coming to Japan, I was teaching Jr. High and High School Math and Science. My husband is in the military and that's how we ended up in Japan!!!

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Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:43 pm
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I'm from New York and I'm working in Hokkaido. I found this site among a list of TEFL links. I'm very new to teaching children so I really appreciate the ideas.


Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:29 pm
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I am from Spokane, WA. I am currently a student. I found out about your site by surfing the net for ESL sites. I am very glad I found it! Mark, what part of Oklahoma are you from? I used to live in Tulsa.


Mon Jan 16, 2006 5:29 pm
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Eric, tbibbo, lala, revrw, welcome to the forums!

Revrw - to answer your question, I'm originally from Oklahoma City. I lived for about a year in Enid and then moved to Connecticut to finish up high school.

Happy teaching everybody,
Mark

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Hi
I am teaching in Hokkaido Japan

Great site, I love it, great work :roll:


Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:39 pm
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I'm from Athens, Greece and I'm teaching at state schools in and near Marathon (that's a village about 50 km from Athens). I guess you all know the Marathon race. That's the place!

Liana


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Hello-
Just joined the forum.
From Colorado, USA. Living and teaching Junior High/ Elementary School near Hiroshima.


Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:31 pm
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Kiwione, Liana, and Obara

Welcome to the forums :smt006

and for no special reason :smt026

I just like that smilie

- Mark

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