Students conquer their shyness and feel comfortable. Speaking English infront of others.


Learning new vocabulary and content comes from reading funny!


This passive skill is strong in many Korean Learners but using integrated techniques, it will become important in conversation.

Our Classes

Our preschool program has six dedicated classes

Our Services

What GIA Offers Your Student

Flexible Class Schedule

You can choose what schedule works best for your family. Some students like a more intensive course, while others need to study at a slower pace - you decide!

Native and Bilinguial Teachers

It is important to learn with context, which is what our bilingual teachers can provide. However, it is also important to hear the language spoken naturally and conversationally, which is what our native English-speaking instructors contribute.

Progressive Feedback

Parents, students, and teachers stay connected at GIA through report cards, benchmark testing, and regular communication. Don't feel like you are in the dark - come to GIA!






Total Student Capacity

Our Teachers

We are glad to introduce our professional staff

Kate Yu

Manager / Bilingual Teacher

Experience: International English Center, Perth, Australia- Cambridge First Certificate in English

Experience: The British International School in Shanghai, China

Experience: The British International Preschool in Seoul, South Korea

Experience: YBM-PSA, Yongsan Campus, Seoul, South Korea

Experience: Berlitz, Samsung Campus, Seoul, South Korea

Ms. Kate Yu has worked in an English speaking environment as a teacher, a teacher assistant, and as a manager for about 15 years and lived for several years in many different countries. She has had so many precious experiences from her friends of world-wide nations. She realized that she was so energetic and joyful being around children which led her to a career in the English Education field. She is still eager to learn more about the world and believes gaining knowledge never stops.

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Dennis Dow

English Language Instructor

Experience: Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board Certification (Social Studies 7-12)

Dennis has been a teacher for 9 years. During that time he has taught as a Native English Teacher in South Korea and also as a Social Studies Teacher in America. He has many interests and loves having the opportunity to live in Korea. He is looking forward to having the opportunity to work at Gyeongnam International Academy.

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Donna Williams

Tiny Tigers Teacher

Experience: Youth in Motion, Montreal, Canada

Experience: University of Texas at Arlington, Teacher's Assistant (Computer Science for Educators), Arlington, Texas

Experience: Content Mastery Aide, Saginaw, Texas

Experience: English Language Arts and Reading Teacher, Saginaw, Texas

Teaching is her passion. With over 15 years of experience, she nurtures and encourages her students to love learning. True to her Canadian roots, she is friendly and inviting. Donna brings her own style of teaching to the Tiny Tigers.

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Jane Yeom

Assistant Teacher

Experience: Busan Choigang Hagwon

Experience: Abel Mathematics Hagwon

Jane majored in English literature and language since she has a great deal of enthusiasm for learning. She has worked at several institutes as a teacher of English reading and grammar. Her experience of teaching students in the 10-18 year range has developed her classroom management skills, patience, and flexibility. She strongly believes that sincerity, passion, and the love of children are always the keys to quality education. She fully enjoys assisting fellow experienced and professional teachers and loves helping the Tiny Tigers build their individual strengths and potential.

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Administrative Staff

Experience: YBM-ECC, Daegu Campus

Experience: GnB English Academy

Ann is full of enthusiasm for learning. She studied Sociology and English Literature. She worked for the YBM-ECC English institute as an administrative staff member for several years. She also taught English conversation and reading as an English teacher at the GnB English Academy. She hopes that students will be comfortable and improve their english skills through reading English storybooks.

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