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Jan 12, 2012 - Visiting the president and Opera / Besuch beim Präsidenten und Oper

Lessons: although everybody tells me that reflective learners need to reflect and read, hey, these here are getting bored as every stundent, too. I'm trying different methods out and I figured out that they like creative approaches. So tomorrow, they will perform individualistic and collectivistic situations. I'm looking forward to it. Afternoon: visiting the president of KNU. This was impressing. We arrived on the first floor and could see that we are in an important part of the building: red carpet and plants (see picture). We had to...

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Jan 11, 2012 - Visit to LG/Besuch bei LG

Heute hatten wir die Gelegenheit LG zu besuchen. Wir fuhren mit dem Bus dahin. LG ist ein riesiges Unternehmen und es war faszinierend, dieses zu besuchen. Wir waren im Bereich Fernseher und konnten die neusten Schirme ansehen. Der neuste, der demnächst auf den Markt kommt, ist 3mm breit. Auch 3D hält mehr und mehr Einzug. Interessant war die Produktion. Eine so sauber und geordnete Fabrikhalle habe ich noch nie gesehen. Hier arbeiten die Leute am Band und produzieren die Bildschirme. Unterstützt sind sie von den selbstfahrenden Wägelchen....

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Jan 10, 2012 - Another normal day / nochmals ein normaler Tag

Good evening, today teaching, all students were very tired, two fell asleep and I was not sure how to handle it. It might be normal, it might not. In the evening, I went with the German Prof to a launderette. He picked up his clothes, I brought mine. This goes as follows: put your laundry into a bag, walk to the launderette, give your laundy to the woman, leave the launderette. No name taken, no counting of the pieces, nothing. Tomorrow I'll go back and pick it up. It will cost Won 4000 which is CHF 3.20. This is cheaper than buying washing...

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Jan 9, 2012 - A normal day / Ein ganz normaler Tag

Stood up at 8.30h, got ready for class. Suddenly, somebody was knocking on my door. There were two Koreans who wanted to repair my toilet (don't ask me why and what). Ok, I let them in. I took the chance to explain to them that my drain is blocked and that each time I washed my hair I was standing in water. As they didn't speak English, I had to demonstrate it to them. I could be a stand-up comedian .... Anyway, one man started to explain a lot of things to me and I guessed he told me he understood, but that he wasn't in charge. Howver, in...

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Jan 8, 2012 - A free Sunday: a day in Daegu/ein freier Sonntag, ein Tag in Daegu

Also, heute habe ich bis 09.00h super ausgeschlafen (ich habe gestern die Fenster isoliert und es blast mir weniger um den Kopf) und dann beschlossen, keine Emails und nichts anzuschauen. Auch ein Prof hat/braucht mal Ruhe. Also, mache ich mir einen Kaffee und beginne im Reiseführer rumzuschmökern, denn wir haben ja nach Ende des Kurses noch einige Tage, Um 10.00h treffe ich Manuela, wir spazieren zum North Gate runter. Da hat es eine Strasse voller Restaurant, wo sich die Studis ernähren und sonstiges tun. Wir gehen wieder ins Paris...

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Sep 29, 2010 - English Lesson 101

I'm currently in the city of Taegu. Tomorrow, we'll probably doing a morning tour before hoping over to our next town. There's something peculiar I've noticed recently. Korean children have been coming up to me out of the blue and practicing their english on me. The Buddhist temples we go to are packed with school kids on tours so it happens a lot. This is the exchange that happens verbatim: "Hello. How are you? I'm from Korea"... and I'll say back to them, "Hello, how are you"? "So so" haha. For anyone who's studied a language, these are...

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Bald and Beautiful

Feb 24, 2006 - Dongdaegu Station

Well, it's 1705 and I made it to train station, but the train I wanted to ride was full - sitting and standing seats. I was able to get a train with a sitting seat in a couple hours...don't know how. The Korean/English tour guide assistant (Sejungkim) was very friendly and helped me as much as she could. She was shocked when I told her that I got a seat! She thought, if I got a ride at all on the train, that it would be standing only. I had prepared for the worst: a 4 hour bus ride. Now I have a 1 hour 47 minute ride. Who knows how this...

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Jan 15, 2006 - Moved to Taegu, Korea

Daddy moved to Taegu, South Korea. While in Taegu, Daddy was made Sergeant on February 21. Then a month later on March 21, Daddy was made Staff Sergeant. Daddy's notebook says that on March 24, K & L Cas' burned. Then on the night of April 30, Daddy left M Company after spending 1 year with it. Taegu is the currently the 4th largest city in South Korea and is officially called Daegu. Daegu sits in a basin surrounded by low mountains. Palgongsan to the north, Biseulsan to the south, the foothills of Gayasan to the west, and a series of...

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May 29, 2005 - First Two weeks!

Hello everybody! I finally have this website up and running. The first two weeks have been a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs. Somedays go by really fast and some go by very slow. But, all in all I'm doing pretty good. As I told many of you, in prior emails, right now I have about 24 classes a week. But, starting next week I have 29 classes. The max is 30, so I should be pretty busy. So far I really like some of my kids. They are very smart and they enjoy learning. Of course, I have some trouble makers in some of my classes. I'm...

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Oct 6, 2004 - My sleepy puppy!

I don't know if you are all aware of how damn cute my dog is . . . hehe. So, here are some pics my mom sent me. Coco is a very LAZY and you literally have to drag her out of bed in the morning. This is her sleepy china-eye face. I can't tell you how happy I am to finally have her here!

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BRAZIL!!!

Jul 21, 2004 - Daegu

"You know the other side of Bicycle Race is Fat Bottom Girls (You make the rockin' world go round). I think you should fit that into your tavelogue the next time you write. Oh clever clever, yes." -paul maxfield Daegu Since 'spontanious' is infact part of my secret extended middlename - Todd Dougspontaniouslas Hurst - Ben and I made up our minds to go to Deagu (the third largest city in Korea) Friday night, Friday afternoon. We threw our bikes onto the bus; we didn't bike to Deagu, that would have taken us a week or more. Except having...

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