This is a great story about the dramatic changes in a woman’s life before and after she came to Korea.
This is the second in a series of interviews with two intelligent and talented American–actually Filipino-American–kids living in Seoul and attending a private school there.
Andrew and Crystal are thirteen and fifteen. They attend Yongsan International School of Seoul, an American-based private school which is both Christian and broad-minded. I was particularly interested in their stories because when I was a child and young adult my family spent a year in Europe every five years, first in Luxembourg and then in Germany, where I attended public schools and university. It turned out there were some similarities. We spoke in their home in Seoul. Andrew’s story Before I moved here to my international school in Seoul, I went to Navarro Elementary School in Seguin Township, Texas. …
This section deals with my indecision about what to do after teaching in China and Korea for two decades, retirement in the Philippines and work on a novel manuscript.
A young English woman describes her experiences in a South Korean bathhouse.
A sergeant in the U.S. Army talks about learning Korean at the Defense Language Institute, dealing with culture shock in Korea and getting accustomed to life in Seoul.
A young Korean explains how he became bilingual and bicultural virtually on his own.