Cultural Differences in the Korean Workplace

In my last post I talked about the influence of Confucianism in the ESL classroom. We briefly discussed how Confucianism is deeply embedded in Korean culture and how you can see the effects of Confucianism even in modern day Korean society. Korea has its own unique language, culture and customs. While these give Korea its

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Korean for the Work Place Part I : Words Related to Employment

Working in a foreign country, with foreign colleagues, and/or a foreign boss inevitably comes with a lot of personal adjustments needed from the company culture to its business practices. But another major challenge lies in the linguistic differences in the workplace. In addition to having to learn new words and phrases, there are often jargon

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