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Expat Students Fall Between 2 Linguistic Stools

June 25, 2009

Learning to speak fluent English was the strongest driving force for the first generation of Koreans who went abroad to study as young children. Yet a recent survey shows there is a vast gap between what they consider their proficiency in the language and the level their parents and Korean companies expect from them.

In an interview by the Chosun Ilbo of 100 people who went abroad to study as young children between 1994 and 2000, and only half said they spoke English like natives.

Click Here for the Full Story (The Chosun Ilbo)

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