Yesterday I got the paperwork to renew my contract. To be renewed you need to pass an observation class (where district supervisors and other english teachers watch you teach) and an in person interview, as well as a second health check. The last time (and only time) that I was observed teaching was on Parent’s Day, and I sweated through my shirt in no time. I also finished the lesson early. I guess I just don’t preform well under pressure…

Anyway, on the self-check health form, there was this killer of a question: “Has your alcohol consumption ever affected your teaching?” This, in itself, says a lot about teachers in Korea. Oy vey.

Of course, I checked the “no” box.

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