Most Students Dissatisfied With English Lessons

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Nearly seven out of 10 middle and high school students in South Korea are dissatisfied with English lessons at school because they are too focused on grammar, a study showed today.

Based on a survey of 990 students attending middle and high schools in Seoul, the study showed 67.5 percent of them were discontented with the way English is taught at school.

As for the most important areas of English language study, speaking was cited by about 44.1 percent, followed by grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading and writing.

A majority of the 44.1 percent answered that speaking ability is essential for communicating well with foreigners and to better understand the culture of English-speaking countries.

Source: Busan eFM News


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