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9 Tools to Engage Your Students as an English Teacher

As an English teacher, you have a very important responsibility. It is up to you to pass on your knowledge, inspire the students, and transform their young minds. This crucial task comes with many challenges and one of them is motivating the students to be more engaged. For all of those kids who think they [...]

EPIK Arrival Guide: From A to Z

Now you need to have the FINAL CHECKLIST for preparing your EPIK Arrival through Korvia. This is an exciting time for EPIK arrivers. Can’t wait to fly into the sky! Your new adventure officially starts right from here! To help you get started with all your hopes and dreams, this guide was created for those [...]

Korvia EPIK Pre-Orientation – Fall 2019

Korvia EPIK Pre-Orientation Fall 2019  What is Korvia EPIK Pre-Orientation?  Korvia-EPIK Pre-Orientation is a one-day orientation designed to prepare newly hired EPIK teachers for the life in Korea prior to the EPIK orientation. It is more of a Korvia thing.    Why Should You Attend?  (We will give you a list of steady [...]

Journey to the Wild Wild East: From Seoul to Shenzhen with Korvia

It’s a new year and resolutions all around us. What should you change about your life this year? Where do you want to be in January next year? What dreams are you ignoring year after year as you ring in another new year and STILL are working that same job, in the same town, with [...]

Journey from Port Elizabeth to Shenzhen, China

In April this year, I quit my job. I’d been working at the same company for nearly six years in my small, sleepy hometown of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and I needed a change. I didn’t have much in terms of a life plan, other than to 1.) find a job as an EFL [...]

By |2018-11-16T10:29:55+09:00November 12th, 2018|Feat. Editorials, Featured Articles, Testimonials|0 Comments

[Korvia 2018 Fall Party] Parties, Prizes and New Achievements

As Autumn washes the Korean Peninsula with vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, the cooling weather allows citizens, tourists, and expats alike to settle into the beloved “sweater weather” temperatures. Ending the record-breaking hot and humid Summer brings the beginning of the Autumn’s cherished warm cups of spiced tea, enchanting sceneries of changing [...]

All about “Teach English in China” with Korvia

Teach English in China with Korvia China is unprecedentedly making headlines on a daily basis. Mostly promising and groundbreaking. (We know what you are going say but let’s just keep it to ourselves. :-)) And it is happening so fast that it seems almost impossible to keep up. That doesn’t stop us, though. Still, China, [...]

By |2018-04-26T09:00:01+09:00April 25th, 2018|Feat. Editorials, Featured Articles, News|7 Comments

Korean Hiking Culture

When it comes to sports culture in Korea, there is one activity that rules – hiking. Hiking is Korea’s favorite pastime and the most popular way to stay healthy and active for all ages. This shouldn’t be a surprise though, as Korea’s terrain consists of 70% mountains and only 30% habitable landscape. There are over [...]

On Kimchi: When Food is More than Fuel

If you’ve been in Korea for longer than about five minutes, it’s highly likely that you’ll have come across some kimchi. The spicy fermented side dish, a staple of the typical Korean diet, comes in hundreds of different varieties and is served with almost everything. While it may be a shock to the system if [...]

Life on Geoje Island

When someone first starts thinking about moving to Korea, Seoul is usually the first-choice destination for many teachers who come here to teach, and I don’t blame them. Seoul, and other major cities such as Busan and Daegu, have endless options for food and fun. I’ve visited all three of those places and have loved [...]