So, how would you like to meet Mr. Bondaygee?
Feel free to write an email or give a call or arrange a meeting if you're living in Canada. I love Korean people! It's also possible to arrange a Skype meeting if you so desire.
I currently live in Kelowna, BC, Canada, (a city with a sky-rocketing Korean population!) Kelowna is probably the most beautiful city in Canada. It's approximately 380 Kms East of Vancouver and it is situated next to the beautiful and giant Okanagan Lake, which provides gorgeous beaches throughout the city in the summer time.
Can you imagine having a private ESL Class right from your smartphone or laptop? It's happening every day now all around us! Don't be left behind!
With technology improving so rapidly it's becoming obvious that online teaching is the way of the future. There's no need to waste time and money on transportation costs and the problem of finding a good, experienced teacher. As more and more Universities and hospitals utilize online education, so too will all types of learning be found through the internet. Education will flourish as the "right teacher" is just a few mouse clicks away.
Or add me to SKYPE And Let's talk! ID: bondaygee
It was a great year teaching online for Sapa, Bongrim, Jayeo, Bangdong, Yumok, and Donga Elementary and Middle schools. It was a lot of fun. Although this teaching year is over. Feel free to setup more classes whether they be a group class or individual classes. I offer a very fair price at only 20$ CAN for 30 minutes or 40$ for an hourI can teach 1:1It was a great year teaching online for Sapa, Bongrim, Jayeo, Bangdong, Yumok, and Donga Elementary and Middle schools. It was a lot of fun. Although this teaching year is over. Feel free to setup more classes whether they be a group class or individual classes. I offer a very fair price at only 20$ CAN for 30 minutes or 40$ for an hour. or in larger groups. This is very convenient and comfortable in your house. I have many Korean references if you want to ask about their online ESL experiences.
Who is Mr. Bondaygee (미스터 번데기)?
(한국말 이야기 밑에보세요!)
1997: Canadian, UBC Graduate, James Purdie decided to move to Korea to teach ESL and learn about foreign culture and languages.
2000: While teaching children, English Teacher, James, has idea to make a "Bondaygee" song (번데기 송) after hearing children chant "bondaygee bondaygee" 번데기 번데기. James later shares song with children who suddenly love it.
2002: James creates an English School in Cheongju, South Korea, named "JJ's English Friends", and starts to make his own curriculum while carefully watching how students learned.
2003: James starts using video as a teaching tool, putting children right into "video dialogues" and then giving digital copies of their work so they don't forget the lessons and English dialogues.
Later in 2003: James asks middle school students what kind of video they want to make. Students cry for a "Bondaygee Song"-Musical Comedy. James agrees and transforms into larger than life, hero, "James Bondaygee" for the film. The film turns into a major success with all students. (This was also a funny coincidence since as a child idolized movie legend, James Bond 007!)
2004: James turns boring study word lists into musical songs and then videos. The Very Good Words System is born! Students thrive and beg for more. James completes 8 Very Good Word Songs and videos without rest!
2005: James moves to Seoul and starting teaching in public schools. For first time, James introduces himself as Mr. Bondaygee. The students go wild with interest and imagination. They learn "Mr. Bondaygee's Very Good Word" Songs and incredible speed. They thrive. It's awesome.
The rest is history!
2009 James returns to Canada, ending a ten year adventure, to share in stories with curious Canadians, (but still loves to speak Korean and meeting Korean people).
아이들이 ‘번데기하나, 번데기둘’ 하는게임을보게됐죠.
다시한번 ‘번데기’ 라고불러보니좋았습니다.
다음해학생들이 ‘번데기’ 뮤직비디오를요구해왔죠.
그런후로 ‘제임스번데기’ 로불리게됐습니다.
그뒤로다른학원이나학교를갈때마다 ‘제임스번데기’ 라고소개를하니학생들반응이뜨거웠습니다.
Have a good day!