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Forum: General Chat Jan 12th, 2006, 12:55 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,219
Posted By chocopie
Re: The Canadian Mullet an endangered species.

Dudes, the mullet is still there, you just gotta know where to look. :lol:

Most self respecting men/boys under 35 would not be caught dead in a mullet, but in my blue collar town the mullet still...
Forum: General Chat Jan 12th, 2006, 12:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,556
Posted By chocopie
Re: Missing Korea

I left in September after 5 years. There are some specific things that I miss - korean food, expat social scene, $$$, but I don't miss Korea in general at all. If I found a good Korean restaurant...
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 22nd, 2005, 09:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 10,267
Posted By chocopie
Here are some sites I use for conversation...

Here are some sites I use for conversation classes with adults. Just ESL classses, don't know about helping them teach Math or whatever:

http://iteslj.org/questions/ - just general conversation...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jun 16th, 2005, 04:00 am
Replies: 1
Views: 6,663
Posted By chocopie
Summer/Winter ESL Camps

Does anyone have any experience/knowledge about working at ESL camps in Korea? I know that they generally hire teachers who are already working in Korea, but is this always the case? Are they...
Forum: General Chat Jun 9th, 2005, 10:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 5,488
Posted By chocopie
Will those packages go directly to your home, or...

Will those packages go directly to your home, or will they just send a notice that there are parcels waiting for you at the post office? I'm assuming the post office doesn't do door-to-door delivery...
Forum: General Chat May 31st, 2005, 05:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 10,126
Posted By chocopie
I think a lot of foreigners use Xanandu Travel ...

I think a lot of foreigners use Xanandu Travel (http://www.xanadu.co.kr) in Itaewon - they cater to foreigners as their agents all speak English. You can make all your arrangements over the...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 13th, 2005, 12:53 am
Replies: 35
Views: 109,984
Posted By chocopie
A few suggestions

Class surveys are a good way to get larger groups to circulate. Give the students some time (10-15 minutes, or as homework) to formulate their own questionaires related to whatever you're teaching...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 13th, 2005, 12:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 8,785
Posted By chocopie
We play a version of this in Korea called...

We play a version of this in Korea called "Sam-Yuk-Gu" (3-6-9). Same thing going around in a circle, except they have to clap on any number containing a 3, 6, or a 9 (not multiples of 3 though - you...
Forum: General Chat Apr 28th, 2005, 04:59 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,349
Posted By chocopie
I don't have any vegan friends. I think it would...

I don't have any vegan friends. I think it would be almost impossible to be vegan here, almost everything has either fish powder in it or an egg plopped on top.

I have tried Budae chigae - it's...
Forum: General Chat Apr 27th, 2005, 12:47 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,349
Posted By chocopie
dubu duru chigae

My favourite is dubu duru chigae, a Daejeon specialty. It's basically thick slices of tofu in a chili pepper sauce with some vegetables. It's very hot, but I love it. I like anything with tofu -...
Forum: ESL Articles Apr 6th, 2005, 02:24 am
Replies: 2
Views: 37,261
Posted By chocopie
I find that my students naturally use both...

I find that my students naturally use both methods, even though I teach the "phonetic" style. I know this because often they will see a word that they haven't seen before (e.g. Toronto) and they'll...
Forum: General Chat Mar 24th, 2005, 09:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By chocopie
Events around Daejeon

Does anyone know of any websites in English that offer a calendar for interesting events in and around Daejeon that doesn't involve climbing a mountain? I'm thinking festivals, culture shows, etc. ...
Forum: English Questions Mar 1st, 2005, 10:39 am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,782
Posted By chocopie
#1: Never say "I'm coming along my mother to the...

#1: Never say "I'm coming along my mother to the party". It sounds strange for a few reasons. Your other sentence - "I'm coming along with my mother to the party" is still a little awkward...
Forum: English Questions Feb 27th, 2005, 01:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,693
Posted By chocopie
#1 - Maze and labrynith are basically the same...

#1 - Maze and labrynith are basically the same (as far as I know). Maze is more commonly used though.

#2 - By the time is a little difficult to explain. I'll use examples. A mother is going...
Forum: English Questions Feb 25th, 2005, 08:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 4,188
Posted By chocopie
Hi Young, #1 "Go over" is a verb. It means to...

Hi Young,

#1
"Go over" is a verb. It means to study or peruse something. For example, "I should go over my science textbook one more time before the test tomorrow".

An observation is a noun. ...
Forum: General Chat Feb 25th, 2005, 05:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,320
Posted By chocopie
Me-cook-salami, How much sugar do you use? ...

Me-cook-salami,

How much sugar do you use? :confused:
Forum: General Chat Feb 22nd, 2005, 05:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,320
Posted By chocopie
:D :D :p When I first read this I thought...

:D :D :p

When I first read this I thought "Tortillas made with flour and Kahlua? I don't think I've ever been that bored on a Sunday", but then I saw the recipes and it all fell into place. I...
Forum: Teaching ESL Feb 19th, 2005, 12:17 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 45,269
Posted By chocopie
Classroom management (discipline)

I think figuring out how to handle "classroom management" is a vital part of being a good ESL teacher, and unfortunately comes only with experience. I've been teaching ESL for 5 years, and I've...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Feb 19th, 2005, 11:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 67,536
Posted By chocopie
I play a game similar to this, although I call it...

I play a game similar to this, although I call it "The Telephone Game". Same setup, 2 lines of kids sitting in chairs, but I don't use writing. I take the two students at the end of the line out...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Feb 19th, 2005, 11:43 am
Replies: 2
Views: 12,284
Posted By chocopie
Bingo/Musical chairs fusion...

When playing either regular bingo or the bingo I mentioned in my previous post, you can make it a little more exciting for squirmy little ones who are tired of sitting still by combining it with...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Feb 19th, 2005, 11:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 12,284
Posted By chocopie
Bingo revisited

We all know the BINGO game, so I won't explain how it works. It is most often used in ESL classrooms to reinforce alphabet and vocabulary word recognition, but it can also be used to encourage...
Forum: General Chat Feb 19th, 2005, 11:13 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,778
Posted By chocopie
You might be interested to check out this site...

You might be interested to check out this site (http://www.hunkabutta.com) . It's a blog written by a Canadian living in Japan. Actually he's recently moved back to Canada and seems to be...
Forum: General Chat Feb 19th, 2005, 10:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 6,745
Posted By chocopie
That I don't know, but my guess is that it would...

That I don't know, but my guess is that it would be by price "chunks", if that makes sense, like items between $50 and $100 are charged a certain amt, and items between $100-150 are charged another...
Forum: General Chat Feb 19th, 2005, 10:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,002
Posted By chocopie
Hard for me to compare as I spent I relatively...

Hard for me to compare as I spent I relatively short time in Bangkok, really just a stopover on my way out to Kosamui (sp? too lazy to check). I found Bangkok cleaner and nicer (I know some people...
Forum: ESL Worksheets Feb 19th, 2005, 10:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 14,544
Posted By chocopie
More ABC pages

Not sure if this is really the right place to post this as it's not a printable PDF file stored on this site, but there is a great colouring website (http://www.coloring.ws/coloring.html) that has...
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