An International Language for the World to Come

Young-Hee Chung 1 ,
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1Sejong University
Corresponding Author : Young-Hee Chung, Assistant Profeffor, English Department, Sejong University

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Published Online: Jan 01, 2017


In the past, particularly before the invention of the Korean Alphabet Hangul1, the Korean people had struggled with Chinese characters because the knowledge of Chinese characters was essential to access to information.

Now, Koreans are in a similar situation. The only difference is the target language has been switched from Chinese to English: the Korean people are struggling with English.



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