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Phone English Links Students to Native Teachers

March 19, 2009

Amid the economic downturn, Korean parents with school-aged children are in a tug of war, fighting to secure the budget for their children’s education, especially English education.  Phone English has begun to emerge at the surface as an alternative for them that is affordable and provides the quality that parents expect.

Lee Kyung-soon, 46, has one son and one daughter, both in middle school. After some serious thought, she had her son Min-ki enroll in phone English last month.  

“In a financial crisis like this, getting him a private English tutor or making a similar scenario for him has become a financial burden,” Lee said. 

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