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  • Nov 29, 2011
  • 11:41 AM

A rebuttal to ‘harmful’ English education

Dave Tonetti / The Korea Herald
A story ran in the British newspaper The Guardian recently with the following headline: South Korean parents told: Pre-school English ‘harmful.’ The sub-headline was: “Pressure group argues that money spent on early year classes is wasted and urges starting at age 10.” The operative word here is “pressure group,” but I’ll come back to that in a moment.

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