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Korvia Editorials

Editorials are articles written by members of the ESL industry in South Korea as well as articles written by Korvia to be entertaining and informative.

Survival Korean: Useful Phrases for New NETs

So, it’s finally happening. You’ve got your contract in hand, your plane ticket purchased, and you’ve been practicing your polite bow in the mirror for weeks. You’re all set to leave familiarity behind and embrace [...]

How to Teach English Camp in Korea Like a Pro

Just as your excitement grows for the end of teaching a semester, you’re thrown a curveball by the co-teacher. “You need to have a lesson plan for a two-week English camp by next week.” The [...]

My Story of Using a Tax Professional to Tackle My US Taxes from Korea

“Please provide tax records for the 3 most recent tax years.” My stomach curled. I’d been living in Korea for 4 years and had never filed any US tax returns. I poisoned myself with the idea that it [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Editorials, Featured Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Q&A: Essential Tips for Filing US Taxes from Korea

Every year in March, expat communities in Korea go ablaze with countless English teachers from the US seeking tax advice on how to file their taxes. Both good information and false information gets circulated and while a [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: Editorials, Featured Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Closing Thoughts: My Experience on Jeju Island

Thinking back to life when I was in my early twenties and stateside, I often find myself laughing at how much has changed since then. I regularly remind myself to be incredibly thankful for everything [...]