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South Korea: Being Native English Teacher and Reverse Racism

Written by Lee Yoo Eun On 16 February 2014 @ 17:16 pm | 3 Comments

In Arts & Culture, East Asia, Education, English, Ideas, Korean, Language, LANGUAGES, Migration & Immigration, Quick Reads, South Korea, TOPICS, TYPE, WORLD

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.

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