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K-POD NOW AVAILABLE ON SPOTIFY AND MORE!

K-Pod: Life In Korea is now available on SPOTIFY.

K-PoD Now Available on SPOTIFY

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 K-PoD on SPOTIFY

We have some other new locations for the podcast too!

You can also find K-PoD: Life In Korea on the following podcast platforms:

Google Play Music

Google Podcasts
Podbean

Podbean
Radio Public

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Healthcare in South Korea (Ep 66)

What kind of healthcare will you get with your job if you’re coming to work in South Korea?

 

South Korea has both National healthcare and private healthcare. Which are you most likely to get with a teaching job and which will work best for you?  Scott, Marco, and Adam talk about the different healthcare insurance each of them has, the coverage you get, the costs, and some of their very own experiences with trips to the doctor or hospitals in Korea!  It’s all about healthcare in South Korea on this episode of K-PoD!

Show Notes

  • 02:05

    Adam tell use what coverage he has working in a public school in South Korea.

  • 02:48

    Marco isn’t sure what healthcare coverage he has but explains what he knows he’s covered by.

  • 03:32

    Scott talks about private healthcare, what he is covered by, the costs, and the differences with private healthcare and national healthcare.

  • 04:25

    The costs of visiting a doctor without healthcare insurance.

  • 05:00

    Adam talks about some of the times he has had to use his national healthcare insurance and Korean medicine.

  • 05:45

    The types of medication you get in South Korea and what you can expect with a visit to your local doctor.

  • 06:12

    Marco talks about his trips to the doctor and how he has needed his healthcare insurance.

  • 07:15

    Scott explains how medication is so cheap and why he didn’t have healthcare for many years and why he doesn’t really use it now.

  • 09:00

    The reasons you may want healthcare and why you will get sick as an English teacher in South Korea.

  • 09:40

    English speaking doctors and what to do for the language barriers when visiting a doctor or hospital.

  • 11:45

    Scott gives a story about one of the times he was misdiagnosed due to mistranslation.

  • 12:35

    Each of the hosts compares healthcare to their home countries of Canada and USA.

  • 18:37

    Some stories of what to watch out for when visiting a family doctor in South Korea, or at least from the past!

  • 20:12

    Adam gives a personal experience of a visit to the hospital that he had.

  • 22:19

    What you can expect with regards to your health checkup that you have to get when first coming to South Korea to get your working visa.

  • 25:25

    Scott sums up his thoughts on healthcare in South Korea.

 

Direct Download:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/changwoner/ep66.mp3?stats-code=pk66

K-PoD: Life In Korea Podcast

Website:  https://k-pod-cast.com
Face Book:  https://goo.gl/mstEXJ
Email:  podcast@changwoner.com

This show is recorded at:
O’Briens Irish Bar & Restaurant
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/7iky24

This show is produced by:
Changwoner Entertainment
Website:  https://changwoner.com
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/P7SeJf

 

HOSTS

Scott
Scott is one of the original hosts of K-PoD (formally The Changwoner Podcast) and also the founder and producer of the show.  He is also the founder of Changwoner Entertainment.  He is from Newfoundland, Canada and has been living in Changwon, South Korea for almost 17 years.

https://goo.gl/VTk37j
https://goo.gl/qJv8ZX

Adam
Adam is one of the hosts of K-PoD.  He started as a host last season in 2018.  Adam is from Ontario, Canada and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for 8 years.

https://goo.gl/UuKwLh
https://goo.gl/DHJ2Gt

Marco
Marco is now one of the new hosts of K-PoD.  Marco is from Columbus, OH, United States and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for almost 3 years.

https://goo.gl/ZCX9Qe
https://goo.gl/w2G95c
https://kpop.global

Paul
Paul is one of the original hosts and founders of K-PoD (The Changwoner).  Paul is originally from England and he currently continues to live in Changwon City where he has lived for the past 16 years.

https://goo.gl/JGbYLA
https://goo.gl/1nrmQq

Listen and Subscribe on….

Subscribe to K-PoD in iTunes
RSS feed for K-PoD
Subscribe to K-PoD in Stitcher
Subscribe to K-PoD in tunein Radio
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD on podbbang

Get it on Apple App Store

Listen on Google Play Music
Subscribe to K-PoD on Libsyn

Get it on Podbean

Get it on Google Play

If you would like to be a guest on K-PoD: Life In Korea, or have any questions for the show or regarding South Korea, or have something you’d like to promote, please contact us at
podcast@changwoner.com

#koreanhealthcare #healthcareinkorea #southkorea #koreandoctors #koreanhospitals #koreanmedicine #livinginkorea #korea #korealife #travel #changwon #podcast #podcastkorea #kpod #changwoner #lifeinkorea

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Student Age Ranges in South Korea (Ep 65)

 Teaching different age ranges English in South Korea! What will work best for you?

 

There is a wide range of ages you can end up teaching English to working as an English teacher in South Korea. What age range will work best for you?  Scott, Marco, and Adam discuss teaching children to adults and which ages they prefer, which ages are the most difficult to teach, which ages learn the quickest, and which age range will be best for you.
It’s a podcast of different student ages in South Korea for this episode of K-PoD!

Show Notes

  • 01:43

    Marco tells us the current age ranges that he teaches now.

  • 01:55

    Adam lets us know the age ranges he currently is teaching.

  • 02:39

    The current age ranges that Scott is teaching now.

  • 02:50

    Adam gives his views on what it is like teaching elementary school students and younger children English with the use of songs and games.

  • 04:30

    Marco gives his opinions on teaching younger kids English, more advanced English, and the frustrations that can come with it.

  • 05:40

    Scott gives his views from over the years of teaching kids English from kindergarten to middle school students.

  • 07:10

    Each of the hosts talk about their class sizes and the different between class sizes in a public school compared to private schools.

  • 09:15

    Each host gives their experiences with teaching adults in South Korea and how it’s different from younger students.

  • 14:28

    Marco gives some advice on teaching kids and what he means with regards to being ‘Scary Teacher’.

  • 15:52

    Adam talks about the age range that he prefers to teach and his thoughts on having a co-teacher with him in his classes.

  • 17:11

    Scott gives the age range he prefers to teach and how he covers up making mistakes as a teacher in class.

  • 18:36

    Adam gives some advice on how to improve grammar for adult students.

  • 19:22

    Scott sums up the differences of teaching different age ranges and what might work best for you.

 

Direct Download:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/changwoner/ep65.mp3?stats-code=pk65

K-PoD: Life In Korea Podcast

Website:  https://k-pod-cast.com
Face Book:  https://goo.gl/mstEXJ
Email:  podcast@changwoner.com

This show is recorded at:
O’Briens Irish Bar & Restaurant
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/7iky24

This show is produced by:
Changwoner Entertainment
Website:  https://changwoner.com
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/P7SeJf

 

HOSTS

Scott
Scott is one of the original hosts of K-PoD (formally The Changwoner Podcast) and also the founder and producer of the show.  He is also the founder of Changwoner Entertainment.  He is from Newfoundland, Canada and has been living in Changwon, South Korea for almost 17 years.

https://goo.gl/VTk37j
https://goo.gl/qJv8ZX

Adam
Adam is one of the hosts of K-PoD.  He started as a host last season in 2018.  Adam is from Ontario, Canada and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for 8 years.

https://goo.gl/UuKwLh
https://goo.gl/DHJ2Gt

Marco
Marco is now one of the new hosts of K-PoD.  Marco is from Columbus, OH, United States and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for almost 3 years.

https://goo.gl/ZCX9Qe
https://goo.gl/w2G95c
https://kpop.global

Paul
Paul is one of the original hosts and founders of K-PoD (The Changwoner).  Paul is originally from England and he currently continues to live in Changwon City where he has lived for the past 16 years.

https://goo.gl/JGbYLA
https://goo.gl/1nrmQq

Listen and Subscribe on….

Subscribe to K-PoD in iTunes
RSS feed for K-PoD
Subscribe to K-PoD in Stitcher
Subscribe to K-PoD in tunein Radio
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD on podbbang
Get it on Apple App Store
Listen on Google Play Music
Subscribe to K-PoD on Libsyn

Get it on Podbean

Get it on Google Play

If you would like to be a guest on K-PoD: Life In Korea, or have any questions for the show or regarding South Korea, or have something you’d like to promote, please contact us at
podcast@changwoner.com

#teachingenglish #englishteaching #southkorea #expatskorea #expats #students #koreanstudents #livinginkorea #korea #korealife #travel #changwon #podcast #podcastkorea #kpod #changwoner #lifeinkorea

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Living Conditions in South Korea (Ep 64)

Living conditions, housing, and what you can expect when coming to South Korea!

Big cities to small cities in South Korea and the different types of housing you find in South Korea.  Scott, Marco, and Adam talk about the differences between big cities and smaller cities in South Korea, the different kinds of housing you can expect while living in Korea, and each of their own experiences they each have had with regards to their own housing and areas that they have lived in.
It’s a podcast of living conditions in South Korea for this episode of K-PoD!

Show Notes

  • 02:01

    Big cities vs small cities: Where does Changwon City fall on that scale.

  • 02:54

    Big Cities: Marco shares some of his experiences with visiting Seoul, South Korea.

  • 03:48

    Big Cities: Adam gives some of the differences with big cities compared to smaller cities and what can you expect with living in a big city.

  • 05:19

    Big Cities: Marco and Scott give some thoughts on big cities with comparison to cities back home in their own countries.

  • 06:25

    Are the foreign communities closer in the smaller the city you live in?

  • 07:41

    Big City:  Adam compares Busan to Changwon, South Korea.

  • 08:23

    The different types of housing in Korea and what you can expect with your job when coming to South Korea.

  • 10:19

    The guys talk about houses, villas, and apartments in South Korea.

  • 11:48

    Does the neighborhood in your city determine the size of your housing?

  • 12:38

    Housing allowance vs having your housing provided for you.

  • 13:35

    Each of the guys talk about their own experiences they have had and the different types of housing we’ve each lived in.

  • 15:40

    Making your home your home and judging your decisions on they amount of time you think you will be staying in Korea.

  • 17:20

    Scott tells about his first year in Korea and living in a classroom in his school.

  • 19:32

    A recap of the topics that we covered in this episode of K-PoD.

 

Direct Download:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/changwoner/ep64.mp3?stats-code=pk64

K-PoD: Life In Korea Podcast

Website:  https://k-pod-cast.com
Face Book:  https://goo.gl/mstEXJ
Email:  podcast@changwoner.com

This show is recorded at:
O’Briens Irish Bar & Restaurant
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/7iky24

This show is produced by:
Changwoner Entertainment
Website:  https://changwoner.com
Facebook:  https://goo.gl/P7SeJf

 

HOSTS

Scott
Scott is one of the original hosts of K-PoD (formally The Changwoner Podcast) and also the founder and producer of the show.  He is also the founder of Changwoner Entertainment.  He is from Newfoundland, Canada and has been living in Changwon, South Korea for almost 17 years.

https://goo.gl/VTk37j
https://goo.gl/qJv8ZX

Adam
Adam is one of the hosts of K-PoD.  He started as a host last season in 2018.  Adam is from Ontario, Canada and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for 8 years.

https://goo.gl/UuKwLh
https://goo.gl/DHJ2Gt

Marco
Marco is now one of the new hosts of K-PoD.  Marco is from Columbus, OH, United States and has lived in Changwon City, South Korea for almost 3 years.

https://goo.gl/ZCX9Qe
https://goo.gl/w2G95c
https://kpop.global

Paul
Paul is one of the original hosts and founders of K-PoD (The Changwoner).  Paul is originally from England and he currently continues to live in Changwon City where he has lived for the past 16 years.

https://goo.gl/JGbYLA
https://goo.gl/1nrmQq

Listen and Subscribe on….

Subscribe to K-PoD in iTunes
RSS feed for K-PoD
Subscribe to K-PoD in Stitcher
Subscribe to K-PoD in tunein Radio
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD on podbbang
Get it on Apple App Store
Listen on Google Play Music
Subscribe to K-PoD on Libsyn

Get it on Podbean

Get it on Google Play

If you would like to be a guest on K-PoD: Life In Korea, or have any questions for the show or regarding South Korea, or have something you’d like to promote, please contact us at
podcast@changwoner.com

#koreahousing #southkorea #expatskorea #expats #housingkorea #livinginkorea #korea #korealife #travel #seoul #busan #changwon #podcast #podcastkorea #kpod #changwoner

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Tune IN Tomorrow for Season 5

K-Pod: Life in Korea will be returning for it’s 5th season on March 4th, 2019.

 

Some of the topics covered in this season will be Location and Living Conditions in Korea, health care, Teaching and Student Age Ranges, Strange Things in Korea, OINK: Only In Korea and it’s FB group, Why Korea is Different than Home?, The Best and Worst Ways to Teach and Learn English, and more!

 

New stories, interviews, advice, and guests coming up on season 5!
Be sure to tune in and thanks for all those listeners of the years, new ones, and support^^

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Episode 63, K-PoD: Life In Korea

Being new to Korea has had a lot of positives so far!

Sean White is new to South Korea and doing his service in the Navy on base here in JinHae. He joins the podcast this week to talk about some of his experiences here in South Korea, after being here for just 6 months. Sean has also spent time in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Navy and he tells us what got him into this path in life that he is on. Sean is also a musician and played a few songs that he wrote during his time in the Navy and what music means to him!

It’s the podcast on newbie’s, Navy, and music with guest Sean White for this episode of K-PoD!

Show Notes
  • 02:12

    What brought Sean to South Korea?

  • 02:37

    Sean’s strange accent.

  • 04:37

    Sean plays a mean guitar and he tells us why he started playing.

  • 07:20

    Our guest explains the first song he wrote here in Korea and it’s origins.

  • 12:45

    Song #1: Lessons Learned? by Sean White

  • 16:16

    The reasons Sean got involved with the Navy.

  • 20:12

    The likes and dislikes Sean has with Korea.

  • 22:00

    Spending time in Iraq and the reasons Sean wrote his first song.

  • 24:53

    Song #2: I’d Give It All Up For This by Sean White

  • 30:12

    Having the luxury of his guitar while on deployment.

  • 31:30

    The differences between Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • 33:40

    Heading back home and going to school for the Navy.

  • 34:20

    How Sean ending up choosing to come to JinHae, South Korea.

  • 37:13

    Sean’s thoughts on JinHae and the Changwon area.

  • 38:09

    Being a gamer and Sean’s favorite game.

  • 40:00

    The future plans of Sean in South Korea.

  • 47:20

    Song #3: Popped A String by Sean White

 

Direct Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/changwoner/ep63.mp3

 

Guest Contact Information:
Sean White on Face book: https://www.facebook.com/SeanMWhite1089

K-PoD: Life In Korea

Website:  http://www.k-pod-cast.com
Face Book:  https://www.facebook.com/changwoner/
Email:  podcast@changwoner.com
This show is recorded at:
CK (Chef’s Kitchen), Changwon
Face Book:  https://www.facebook.com/ckchangwon

This show is produced by:
Changwoner Entertainment
Website:  https://www.changwoner.com
Face Book:  https://www.facebook.com/changwoner/

Hosts
Scott

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/scottphillipmcfarlane

Email- scott@changwoner.com

Adam

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/peewhenyapoo
Email – adam@changwoner.com

Phil

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/wayne.stanley.5680
Email – phillip@changwoner.com

If you would like to be a guest on K-PoD, or have any questions for the show or regarding South Korea, or have something you’d like to promote, please contact us at
podcast@changwoner.com

Listen and Subscribe on….

Subscribe to K-PoD in iTunes
RSS feed for K-PoD
Subscribe to K-PoD in Stitcher
Subscribe to K-PoD in tunein Radio
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD in playerFM
Subscribe to K-PoD on podbbang

Get it on Apple App Store

Get it on Google Play

#navy #armedforces #iraq #guitar #jinhae #koreanlife #expats #travel #korea #southkorea #kpod #podcast #podcasting #podcasts #changwoner

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This Coming Week’s Guest On K-PoD

This coming week’s guest on K-PoD

Daniel Dubois

Daniel will be performing a few songs which you will be able to find on our youTube channel.

The podcast will be focused on being a father here in South Korea.

Daniel lives with his family in JinHae.

If you have any questions you’d like to ask Daniel, please email your question to us by this Sunday afternoon to
podcast@changwoner.com

Tune in this Tuesday to listen to this episode of K-PoD: Life In Korea
http://www.k-pod-cast.com

 

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Podcast

K-Pod: Life In Korea

This is our local podcast run at the studio right here in Changwon City.

This show was formally known as The Changwoner Podcast but has changed it’s name to K-PoD.
This show is hosted by Scott, Adam, and Phil and entering it’s 4th season. With a combined 20+ years of teaching and living in South Korea, you will always get great insights to living and working abroad.

To check out the podcast, please visit it’s website at the following link:

http://k-pod-cast.com

 

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