Language education of South Korea

Hayann Lee

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea


Abstract: The paper presents the result of a survey of the current status of bilingual education in South Korea and bilingual policy as well as a policy proposal. The focus is on the observation of good practices, documents in connection with bilingual policy, changes at schools, and trends in bilingual education. The methodology includes observation and comparative analyses between Korea and Germany.

Keywords: language education, bilingual education, bilingual policy, policy proposal, South Korea.

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 31, November 2017,,, ISSN 1314-4464

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