All posts tagged "language"

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    The Route in Learning a Language

    In high schools worldwide, students are required to learn a foreign language starting from freshman year. However, many students take, for example, French I, in their junior or senior year. Why is this? Having interviewed a peer,...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • A North Korean army soldier, left, looks at the south side as a South Korean army soldier stands guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    2 Koreas face increasing linguistic divide

    By Hyung-jin Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On one side of the line that has divided two societies for so long, the words arrive as fast as globalization can bring them – English-based lingo like “shampoo,”...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • U.K. ASMRtist Nicole, also known as Pigsbum53, is one of many multilingual content producers who use different languages to appeal to wider audiences. In this case, Nicole speaks both English and Korean. (YouTube screen capture)
    ASMR, tingling viewers in all languages

    By Brian Han ASMR or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is defined as a pleasurable tingling sensation felt on a person’s head that can be triggered by sounds, images, touch and even smell in some cases. Rebekah Smith,...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Students at Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School in Long Island. (Courtesy of Korean Education Center in New York)
    Long Island school with no Koreans adopts Korean as its 2nd official elective foreign language

    A small Long Island private school was among a handful of institutions to adopt the South Korean government’s Korean as an Elective Foreign Language Subject Project. Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School is comprised of 124 elementary, middle...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Democracy Prep students attend a Korean class.  (Courtesy of Korean Education Center NY)
    More NY students than ever are choosing to learn Korean in schools

    By The Korea Times New York staff More New York students than ever are choosing to learn Korean in elementary, middle and high schools, the Korean Education Center of New York said Thursday. During the last school...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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