Category Archives: Additional Material

My Korean Language Journey

For a unit on language acquisition this past week, I asked my students to share their English language learning journeys. Because the class was for our near-fluent students, there was a greater variety of answers in comparison to answers given … Continue reading

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Banned Books

During my second stint at the Battle Simulation Center in the August of 2005, I was threatened to be reported to the DSC (Defense Security Command) for reading a translation of an autobiography of Che Guevara. It was an idle … Continue reading

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Bboguri

* Since my last post was not related with either the book/writing or the Army, I thought I’d post something Army-related, something I haven’t done in a long while. I was mindlessly surfing 9gag the other day when I saw … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Arms

I’ve just finished reading Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms again but this time as an e-book. I used to have a copy, but I must’ve lent it to someone and forgotten who it was. I wouldn’t have thrown it away … Continue reading

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The First Minor Error in the Book

Last week, I got a call from a reporter who is working on an article for a website that features “untold human stories.” We had the initial interview on the 1st of May in Hongdae, and it seems that the … Continue reading

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Suha

One of the most stressful days of boot camp was when we were being tested on guard procedures. The problem was that it required me to speak in Korean. At the time, even saying my trainee number and name was … Continue reading

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Other News

I’m working on some longer posts that may never get posted so in the interim, I thought I’d share a couple of links to articles I’ve read recently that I thought were interesting. Each article is about a young Korean … Continue reading

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