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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6280 on: February 27, 2019, 10:15:01 AM »
Class starts Monday (although my actual teaching starts Tuesday), it's Wednesday and I still haven't met my new co-teacher.

Jesus. They are supposed to be coming in today.

I have zero motivation to do anything to prepare. At all.

I toured my new main school, but have yet to even see my new second school. Co-teacher's been gone for ages, and I have no idea what they want in terms of lesson plans.

Just gonna give them the "nobody told me" excuse and carry on.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6281 on: February 27, 2019, 10:31:16 AM »
"nobody told me" excuse and carry on.

This is going to be my anthem this year! Last year (1st year) I stressed about stuff for no reason. Found out a lot of things about the staff and school and now I have no fear  :laugh:
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6282 on: February 27, 2019, 04:40:39 PM »
omg... so you even haven't had a meeting with the English department or Subject Coordinator yet?
What on earth is going on there? Why is everything done in such an unprofessional way?
You guys are the most important asset the Eng. dept. has so why don't they work together with you? :shocked:
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6283 on: February 28, 2019, 02:11:08 PM »
it is technically Friday....


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6284 on: March 03, 2019, 04:14:12 AM »
Now that you mention it, Korean English education is circling my brain.

Test time is coming in middle schools, and my co-workers are bringing me their questions to check them over for trouble.

The questions are awful.

They expect students to notice tiny, nitpicky grammar details in sentences that are already grammatically incorrect in far more obvious ways. On top of that, many of the questions are so ambiguous, I can't understand them until they explain that "that" is a conjunction in this sentence, and a relative pronoun in these other sentences, therefore that one is different and the correct answer!

Never mind that these students can barely write a coherent paragraph, they're supposed to be able to discern between a digression and a paranthetical statement. They're dismantling a concrete wall with a scalpel and tweezers instead of a sledgehammer.

It is literally the most inefficient method of learning a language I can imagine short of reading a dictionary.



It's funny because Koreans pour astronomical amount of money into English education. And they got results like this  :-[   I seriously think Koreans should not make any English exam questions. But who cares, I guess their English exams are for Koreans only.

I just want to pack in and leave.. One more thing that grinds my gear is that Koreans like to use English on cyber world and spread their .. existence. Korean people are virtually on every internet site, and they are always forming a crowd to manipulate people. To make people think their opinion is the norm. Not that other races do the same thing, though. On the internet, everyone is of hive mind and it can't be other way. Many of many different people on the internet are actually same persons.

Anyway, you need to either learn another language or stop using internet to avoid Koreans nowadays. *packs my clothes*

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6285 on: March 04, 2019, 07:57:30 AM »
I stayed up too late last night, I'm not at all prepared for today.

But I've got my classroom back. :)

Meanwhile, I still haven't been provided with my new schedule. I hope this means I don't have to worry about classes this week.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6286 on: March 04, 2019, 07:59:17 AM »
Get home, open the box, sweetcorn on my pizza.

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Although we do have corn on pizza in the UK, I'm not bothered about it in Korea personally. Corn is meh for me.

I have more problems with PINEAPPLE ON PIZZA  :huh: :cry: :evil: :blank:

Seriously worst thing ever!

Pineapple pizza is the best pizza! Hawaiian pizza fo' life!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6287 on: March 04, 2019, 08:01:29 AM »
Which would you rather eat, a banana pizza, or a pickle pizza?

And yes, you could pick off the toppings, but the juices will still be there.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6288 on: March 04, 2019, 08:05:31 AM »
Pineapple pizza is the best pizza! Hawaiian pizza fo' life!

That's just evil...(mind you my niece loves pineapple on pizza too, I couldn't look at her for 2 days  :cry:).
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6289 on: March 04, 2019, 08:22:34 AM »
Which would you rather eat, a banana pizza, or a pickle pizza?

And yes, you could pick off the toppings, but the juices will still be there.

Banana pizza, 'cause I don't like pickles. :p

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6290 on: March 04, 2019, 08:23:30 AM »
Pineapple pizza is the best pizza! Hawaiian pizza fo' life!

That's just evil...(mind you my niece loves pineapple on pizza too, I couldn't look at her for 2 days  :cry:).

Mwuahahahahaha!!! :p
Your niece is awesome! :D High five her for me sometime :p

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6291 on: March 04, 2019, 08:28:25 AM »
Pineapple pizza is the best pizza! Hawaiian pizza fo' life!

That's just evil...(mind you my niece loves pineapple on pizza too, I couldn't look at her for 2 days  :cry:).

Mwuahahahahaha!!! :p
Your niece is awesome! :D High five her for me sometime :p

Whenever I see her, I will. Its been a long 10 months in Korea. :cry:
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6292 on: March 04, 2019, 08:47:26 AM »
Which would you rather eat, a banana pizza, or a pickle pizza?

And yes, you could pick off the toppings, but the juices will still be there.

Banana pizza, 'cause I don't like pickles. :p

I can't stand sweet toppings on my pizzas, so pickles for me.

But in my mind, there isn't a fruit worse than bananas to be used as a pizza topping.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6293 on: March 04, 2019, 09:06:40 AM »
Which would you rather eat, a banana pizza, or a pickle pizza?

And yes, you could pick off the toppings, but the juices will still be there.

Pickle for sure. Especially if they were like, Polish dills, or some other sour, not-sweet pickle.

Although, I think you could make a case for like a banana peanut butter 'pizza' but I think it'd just be another food that was shaped like a pizza. I don't think you could really call something with banana on it a pizza.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6294 on: March 04, 2019, 09:14:09 AM »
I've had dessert pizza with banana.

In the late 90s/early2000s a bunch of "gourmet pizza" restaurants popped up. There was for sure a pizza with banana on it. Like, chicken, banana and cranberry or something.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6295 on: March 04, 2019, 09:17:46 AM »
I can't stand sweet toppings on my pizzas, so pickles for me.
But of course, in Korea, they'd be sweet pickles.  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6296 on: March 04, 2019, 09:26:39 AM »
I can't stand sweet toppings on my pizzas, so pickles for me.

sweet potato on pizza? quit it and get it of my face.


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6297 on: March 04, 2019, 09:52:16 AM »
I can't stand sweet toppings on my pizzas, so pickles for me.

sweet potato on pizza? quit it and get it of my face.

Right? It just gums the pizza all up.  >:(

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6298 on: March 04, 2019, 09:53:34 AM »
I can't stand sweet toppings on my pizzas, so pickles for me.

sweet potato on pizza? quit it and get it of my face.

Right? It just gums the pizza all up.  >:(

To be fair, if you're ever getting #based Pizza School, it's so bad good that even if there is sweet potato somewhere on it (there is), you probably won't even be able to notice it among all the other things.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6299 on: March 04, 2019, 09:58:23 AM »
Right? It just gums the pizza all up.  >:(

To be fair, if you're ever getting #based Pizza School, it's so bad good that even if there is sweet potato somewhere on it (there is), you probably won't even be able to notice it among all the other things.

Wouldn't that just classify it as pig slop, though? If you can't even tell what's on it?

Pig Slop Pizza. Could have a real following.