What Korean coins and banknotes tell us…

What Korean coins and banknotes tell us… Do you know the meaning of images on South Korean coins and banknotes? 1 won: Mugunghwa (무궁화) – National flower of South Korea. 5 won: Turtle Boat (거북선) – type of boat used in the naval battle against Japan in the 16th century. 10 won coin: Dabota Tower

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What beef means to Koreans…

It is a well-known fact that languages do reflect on its culture and history. In Korea, beef has the symbol of wealth. Especially, for older generations, beef has been the food that they used to long for in the olden days because it wasn’t easy to buy in the 60s and 70s. In 1970, average

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Hype of English in Korea

South Korea , a small closeted country , yet technologically advanced and also boasting a highly skilled workforce . The country has long long protected itself from the influences of other cultures and old traditional values ,though superstitions still find an important place in the country’s present  form. When I landed in Korea , I was lost

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