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Persistent Problems and Emerging Issues in English Education in Korea

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Authors
Kwon, Oryang
Issue Date
2007
Publisher
서울대학교 외국어교육연구소
Citation
외국어교육연구, Vol.10, pp. 1-16
Abstract
Although it is generally agreed that English education in Korea has improved greatly since its beginning in 1983, there are still many important areas that have persistent problems , and the profession of English teaching is faced with some emerging issues. English education has progressed both quantitatively and qualitatively, since English became a required school subject in elementary school in 1997. The teachers and students general English proficiency have also improved. However, there are still many teachers whose English ability leaves much to be desired. Also, students losing confidence and interest in English is another persistent problem. The societys change also poses challenges to the English teaching profession. This paper discusses these improvements and persistent problems and emerging issues in English education in Korea
ISSN
1229-5892
Language
English
URI
https://hdl.handle.net/10371/95924
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