'Nasty ulterior motives' behind asking students if English is their first language, says students' leader in New Ze… https://t.co/oHa0GbFMEz
The estimated 30,000 defectors have had hardly any exposure to English back in the Democratic Republic, most arrive with ‘minimal’ English according to Munhwa Ilbo. A very high proportion of South Koreans – around 80 per cent – go into tertiary education – for which they usually need some English.
Read more on the Korean defectors’ struggles with English http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2016/10/21/North-Korea-defectors-struggle-with-English-language-in-South-study-finds/8421477063554/
Pic courtesy: Matt Salusbury