What are 3 of the most interesting things any of your students have said to you or that you've overheard recently?
To you, what are the top 3 strangest things about life in Korea?
To you, what are the top 3 best things about life in Korea?
Top 3 recent K-pop songs?
Here are some of their responses:
From Gracie, an elementary school teacher in Sincheorwon: “Teecha, I am pineapple.”
- “Teecha, I am pineapple.”
- “You ate a pineapple?:
- “No, teecha! I AM pineapple.”
- “Teecha, on September 5th, I saw you with a man. Who was he?”
- “Teecha, we should be more concern with environmental terrorists.”
- “Envrionmental interests.”
- “Yes, environmental interrorists.”
- "Teecha, you know poison? YOU EAT IT YOU DIE!"
From Lisha, an elementary school teacher in Uncheon: "Teacher, fall is the time of year when the leaves get a suntan!"
From Alexis, an elementary school teacher in Wasu: " Teacher! Black skin!"
From Esther, an elementary school teacher in Dong Song: "mm migook nemseh" as i walked by. which translated to "mmm american smell"
Kirsten, a boys middle school and technical high school teacher in Wasu: "Walking home with a student yesterday (high school grade 1):
Me: "So will you stay with her over the weekend?"
S: "Yes, i sleep with her"
Me: "You sleep with her?!"
S: "Yes, she sleeps on the bed and i am on the floor, but it's so cold. So i say to her 'ooh, i'm so cold, can I go there?' and she said yes. so i went and... mmmm, so warm."
^^ Kirsten's story cracks me up. It's cute and serious at the same time. Boys will be boys.