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Eye on English: No Shortcuts in Mastering TOEIC

May 6, 2009

This is the first installment of a series of interviews with experts in English education aimed at offering tips, trends and information related to English learning and teaching in Korea. – Ed.

In 1995, Kim Dae-kyun began teaching English reading classes in Shillim-dong in southern Seoul to earn money for studying abroad.  His decision to temporarily dabble in English education however, changed his life, and he is now regarded as one of the top TOEIC instructors in Korea.

“Since the introduction in 2006 of New TOEIC, questions have become more difficult, so students should arm themselves with real competence to get a high score,” Kim said.

Korea is the biggest TOEIC market in the world. Thousands of private English education institutes offer a variety of TOEIC courses, and publishers are churning out all sorts of reference titles each year.

Click Here for the Full Story (The Korean Herald – Please note that all stories from this site are moved to their “members only” area after a short time)

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