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South Korea: Being Native English Teacher and Reverse Racism

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Arts & Culture, Education, Ideas, Language, Migration & Immigration

Geoffrey Fattig of Jeollamite blog shares his brutally honest opinion [1]on reverse and latent racism in South Korea, urging fellow native English teachers who under-appreciate a fairly good working condition to stop whining. Some of the highlights of his post are: 

On the whole, though, Korea is a pretty easy place to teach English, and playing that foreign card has brought far more advantages than not over the seven years I’ve been in the country. I would add though, that being a tall white guy probably has a lot to do with it.