ERIC Number: ED201714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Korean People, Language and Culture. Bilingual Education Resource Series.
Kim, Robert H.
This manual provides teachers and administrators with information regarding Korean people, language and culture. Discussion of Korean culture includes these topics: (1) social and cultural changes; (2) family structure; (3) holidays and festivals; (4) discipline for children; (5) home customs; (6) educational system; and (7) learning and teaching styles. Characteristics of the Korean language are examined and English and Korean phonology are compared. The problems that Korean children might have with English articles, tenses, singular and plural nouns, auxiliaries, and comparative adjectives and adverbs are reviewed. Strategies for English as a Second Language instruction are offered along with a list of resource materials on ESL and Korean culture. (APM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.