Koreans are flocking to the Philippines to learn English

South Korea & the Philippines: ‘They come in their thousands every month, eager to learn what is considered as the language of some 1.8 billion people worldwide,’ exclaims the Korea Times with no small degree of hyperbole.

For South Korean students, the Philippines has now become something of a haven as far as learning the English language is concerned. Indeed, the last five years has seen a phenomenal rise in terms of the Philippines becoming the prime source of English education for South Koreans. ‘Whether they come to the Philippines to study English or sit in front of their computers at home in Seoul and learn the correct pronunciation of English words from a teacher in Manila, South Koreans are bent on learning English as a second language as part of the globalisation plan implemented by the government.’

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