Monthly Archives: June 2013

Arrivals Hall, Front Row

“Socially, and culturally, there is a need to rank and categorize people efficiently.  Qualifications like English exam scores and various certificates allow employers and schools to sort through a stack of applications with machine-like precision.  As long as the need … Continue reading

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Itaewon’s Deal Makers

Recently Dave’s ESL Café was abuzz about reports that Korea was going to import 100,000 Malawian laborers.  A short time after, it was discovered to be a case of massive misreporting, but it was entertaining to see how English teachers … Continue reading

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