Multicultural students struggle in South Korean classrooms

04/18/2013 | Korea Herald (Seoul), The

Students born in China, Thailand and elsewhere who are studying in South Korea are struggling to keep up with their classes -- taught in Korean -- and to make friends, according to educators and experts. Officials say the language barrier is a leading concern in ensuring the success of multicultural students. Some experts now are calling for a greater focus on language services, similar to the English-language-learner programmes available in US schools.

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