.... for the purpose of their English education?
I recently began a year-long committment as a guest English teacher in an all-girls high school. I'm an American guy fresh out of college, new to Korea, and I want to learn more about the interests of my students so I can capture their attention in class. I want them to speak frequently in class by raising their hands in response to the topics I present. But what topics? I struck a good chord bringing up Jaebeom and 2PM. Another musical group I have heard of is Girls Generation. What kind of current events? Fashions? Movies? TV shows ?
If the Korean knew what Korean high school girls like to talk about, he would have done a lot better in dating when he was in high school. Instead, the Korean's high school life (at least the part that was spent in a high school in Korea) consisted of getting onto the school bus on 7 a.m. and getting home at 10:30 p.m.
In all seriousness, this is a topic better reserved for others like you who are on the front line of teaching Korean students. NSET readers, any ideas?
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