[Letters] Challenges of studying abroad – JoongAng Daily

May 5, 2010
[Letters] Challenges of studying abroad
JoongAng Daily
“They are not willing to speak English within their group .??.. There are also free weekly writing improvement programs open for any students enrolled at

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[Viewpoint] A three-way English competition – JoongAng Daily

May 4, 2010
[Viewpoint] A three-way English competition
JoongAng Daily
That's why some 1 billion (according to the British Council) to 2 billion people (according to Forbes Magazine) are working hard to learn English at this

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[Letters] An expensive lesson – JoongAng Daily

May 3, 2010
[Letters] An expensive lesson
JoongAng Daily
They are not willing to speak English within their group and they draw an unbreakable line between them and other students outside of their group.

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Learning English in South Korea is no joke – Retriever

April 27, 2010
Learning English in South Korea is no joke
Retriever
Consequently, Korean parents invest a lot of money in getting their children to learn English. This is the reason why a lot of foreigners teach English here

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TOEFL Web Site in Korean Established – Korea Times

April 22, 2010
TOEFL Web Site in Korean Established
Korea Times
For example, students are able to view video clips on how native English speakers learn English," said Lee Hey-kyung, official of the ETS PR agency. "Korea

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Active reading boosts English speaking skills – Korea Herald

March 10, 2010

Korea Herald
Active reading boosts English speaking skills
Korea Herald
"Since I attended a foreign language high school, I was exposed to not only speak English but also other languages such as German and Chinese.

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Private education cost surges 55% – Korea Herald

March 2, 2010
Private education cost surges 55%
Korea Herald
They learn English and mathematics from private tutors, which cost Kim a total of 800000 won each month. When combined with expenses for books and school

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South Korean government to develop robots to teach English – BBC News

February 25, 2010

BBC News
South Korean government to develop robots to teach English
BBC News
Now the South Korean government has started developing robot teachers to help pupils learn English. Dan Damon spoke to English teacher Yoon Jung Seo.

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School division recruits students from South Korea – Western Wheel

February 24, 2010
School division recruits students from South Korea
Western Wheel
Korean students and families are also driven to learn English. Pacione said Koreans see learning English as the edge they need to get into top universities.

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Lots of work for English teachers in Korea – Edmonton Journal

February 21, 2010
Lots of work for English teachers in Korea
Edmonton Journal
While thousands of young South Koreans learn English by studying abroad, many more learn it at home. Thousands of English-language teachers move here every

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‘Extensive reading crucial for English acquisition’ – Korea Herald

February 15, 2010
'Extensive reading crucial for English acquisition'
Korea Herald
That is why they are reluctant to speak English and write things in English as they fear making mistakes," Shin said. "What matters is whether they can

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Out with the new, in with the old – Korea Herald

February 2, 2010

Korea Herald
Out with the new, in with the old
Korea Herald
Remarkably, these cross-cultural bonds are often made even despite the fact that host families do not always speak English. "Initially," Bennett recalls

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Obama calls for US to match S. Korea in fervor for education – Yonhap News

January 6, 2010
Obama calls for US to match S. Korea in fervor for education
Yonhap News
6 (Yonhap) — US President Barack Obama Wednesday called for the US to imitate South Korea in its fervor for education to meet intense international

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Are Old-World Values Holding Back Korean and Japanese ESL Students? Toronto … – PR-USA.net (press release)

January 5, 2010
Are Old-World Values Holding Back Korean and Japanese ESL Students? Toronto
PR-USA.net (press release)
Students from Confucian East Asian countries like Japan and Korea have a big problem: generally they cannot learn English as fast as students from other

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Are Old-World Values Holding Back Korean and Japanese ESL Students? Toronto … – PR.com (press release)

January 4, 2010
Are Old-World Values Holding Back Korean and Japanese ESL Students? Toronto
PR.com (press release)
2010 –(PR.com)– Students from Confucian East Asian countries like Japan and Korea have a big problem: generally they cannot learn English as fast as

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You Can Master English at Home – Korea Times

January 3, 2010

Korea Times
You Can Master English at Home
Korea Times
“We can learn English in Korea. It takes time, effort, determination and the right tools, but we can do it,'' Min said. The professor has studied English

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Better Ways to Teach English – Korea Times

December 27, 2009
Better Ways to Teach English
Korea Times
The unease many Koreans experience when starting to learn English is both a source of anguish and an impediment to learning. English proficiency is a

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Korea: Education not worthy of Obama’s praise – AsiaOne

December 23, 2009
Korea: Education not worthy of Obama's praise
AsiaOne
Lee also told the US leaders that all Koreans want to learn English and thousands of young Americans teach the language here. Since the conversation, Obama

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Education not worthy of Obama’s praise: Lee – Korea Herald

December 22, 2009
Education not worthy of Obama's praise: Lee
Korea Herald
Lee also told the US leaders that all Koreans want to learn English and thousands of young Americans teach the language here. Since the conversation, Obama

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Bad Teacher – Korea Times

December 18, 2009

Korea Times
Bad Teacher
Korea Times
The Association for English Teachers in Korea, and thankfully, the Korean government, have been trying to counter the AES. The government needs to stop

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