Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cinco mil

While I teach at Duoc for about 14 hours a week, and prepare classes for another number of hours, there is still a bit of time when I’m not running or jugando la raya corta to secure some extra work. … Continue reading

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Gringo radio

As some of the few native English speakers on the Duoc UC campus (the place I’m teaching) us gringos have a certain post to fill. Keep in mind that there isn’t an actual English major offered so some of the … Continue reading

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Getting into the groove

  Today I picked up my ID card; I’m now officially in the Chilean system. Classes have been gaining steam as far as attendance is concerned (although I’ve yet to even meet with one class) and things are becoming more … Continue reading

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A “working” man

Having jumped from student to teacher in less than 3 months a few stark differences have been laid bare before me. At Poly, if I were to miss the first day of class as a student, let alone show up … Continue reading

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Castro y Valdivia: comida y cerveza

It’s been a while since the last post and too much has happened. Right before I left Puerto Varas I awoke early to see the Long distance Triathlon that one of the other members of the hostel was racing. Apparently … Continue reading

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