Chris McDade

Semyung University

Jecheon, Korea


Welcome to the Spring Semester, 2017

Table of Contents

Brief Introduction - 소개

Class Information - 수업 정보

2017 Spring Homework Assignments

Your scores and points - 점수

Detailed Guide to Your Midterm/Final Exams

Vocabulary Translations

American Idioms - 숙어(熟語)

Tongue Twisters

Annotated Chess Games

Chinese Character Chart -

My book on Introduction to Korean Chess

My book on Amazon

Events in History for Today's Date

Whose Birthday Falls on Today's Date?

Daily Quotation

Weather Information

Puzzle section

Email Addresses: shaxmatist_2000@yahoo.com
shaxmatist2k@naver.com
shaxmatist2000@gmail.com

Use the following address if you have "hanmail:"
christopherm@hanmail.net





Let me briefly introduce myself... I am from California , USA, although I have lived in about 15 different states and have traveled to nearly all U.S. states. I conducted my post-graduate studies at East Carolina U. with a concentration in Library and Information Science. I have also studied math, physics,information technology, computer science, Russian (36 semester hours), Korean (24 semester hours) and other languages. I was a computer consultant and database analyst for many years. In the U.S., I am a certified teacher, certified public librarian, member of the Slavic Honor Society and International Mensa. I enjoy playing chess and I was a USCF certified chess coach, tournament director and rated Expert (2000+). My other interests include playing and creating quizzes on funtrivia.com (200+ published quizzes online,) exploring technology, foreign languages and working on a variety of writing projects. Published author.


Office Location: 학술관 405

My Class Schedule

Textbook image:

Smart Choice 1, 3rd Edition


Vocabulary & Grammar Study Guides

Introduction to Parts of Speech

Smart Choice - Unit 1

Smart Choice - Unit 2

Smart Choice - Unit 3

Smart Choice - Unit 4

Smart Choice - Unit 5

Smart Choice - Unit 6

Smart Choice - Unit 7

Smart Choice - Unit 8

Smart Choice - Unit 9

Smart Choice - Unit 10

Smart Choice - Unit 11

Smart Choice - Unit 12

Selected Synonyms & Antonyms

Here is a brief list of American English language idioms.

Here is a short list of popular tongue twisters. These are fun to say and helpful for pronunciation.

Some notes on grammar



Chess Forums

Annotated Chess Game Collection

Here is a link to a great historical perspective of the Memphis Chess Club

The Newsletter of the Memphis Chess Club

Here is my annotated game vs. Walter Browne.

A book about this game and other chess games on iTunes


----->Basic Chinese Character Chart


Link to Introduction to Korean Chess - ebook - by Chris McDade



Is it your birthday, today?

Click on the following link to enter a fun and engaging trivia web site. Follow the directions and have fun!



Puzzle Section

This site may help you with anagram puzzles.


Find the right medicine for these patients.

A Beatles' Song Puzzle.


Fill in the names of the animals using the word parts.

A Boolean algebra puzzle.

What are the hobbies?

Family Tree Quiz

Simple Past Tense Quiz

Match the Book Titles and Authors





Just for fun ... my list of movies on dvd ... many of them are my favorites and maybe some of them are your favorites, too. 
A list of movies

Sports

A few sports ...

Semyung Portal Guide - (for teachers)

EAS Guide -

Counter Have a wonderful day!