ERIC Number: ED230066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
English Teaching Profile: Korea.
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.
The role and status of English instruction in Korea is outlined. The role of English in Korea as a whole, English instruction within the educational system, language teacher training, textbook use, educational administration, educational development and planning, English instruction outside of the educational system, British and American support for English instruction, prospects for the sale of English instructional materials in Korea, interest in English language creative writing and publications, and current research are reported. Although English is the principal foreign language in Korea, the level of English communicative competence among Korean students is low. (RW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.