English Fever in South Korea: Survival Tool VS Communication Tool

Posted by Yuting Zhao

In our last class, we discussed how social status causes linguistic variations and how time-related factors, such as age grading, is relevant to language change. In the presentation, our classmates further elaborated the perceptions and attitudes of senior citizens towards English and English learning in Korea. These topics are all very intriguing and make me reflect again on the ‘English Fever’ in globalized context at the moment.

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