Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 2:54:35 PM
Subject: esl on seoul
My name is XXX, I'm from Toronto. I read your blog in my research on life in Korea, and I've got a few questions for you, if you have time. I'm coming to Seoul next month to teach esl, and I'm Canadian. My mother is Chinese and my father is from the Caribbean. I'm wondering what it's like for you, a black woman living in the homogenous Korea. I'm a bit concerned for how I will be percieved, although even here, most people can't tell my ethnicity and either ask me or assume anything from filipino to mexican. Anyways, I'd appreciate your help with my questions, and thank you.
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:13:55 PM
Subject: Re: esl on seoul
what other websites have you been checking out on korea? i would recommend
keep in mind that a lot is written by white males, so i would ignore most of the negative. how are the people: same as anywhere. there are going to be people you love, and people you hate. same with situations, same with anything: some good, some bad. for me personally, nothing has been worse than what i experienced back home, nothing has been so bad that i regret coming here.
which school will you be working for? hit me up with questions anytime.