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Adopting English as an Official Language: Bok Geo-il's Idea of Using English as an Official Language

Adopting English as an Official Language: Bok Geo-il's Idea of Using English as an Official Language

By BOK Geo-Il

Published: Feb. 25, 2003

Page : 142 p.

ISBN : 8976332180

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Changing the Society to Use the English Language.

The author proposes using English as the official language in our society. He analyzes the problem of using English as the official language of Korea and its serious social implications. He says that it is urgent to prepare a set of measures to cope with the situation where Koreans increasingly sustain losses because of their poor proficiency in the English language in the world increasingly using English as the medium of business activities.

  1. 1. Serious Problem of English-Language Use
  2. 2. Networked Communication Tools
  3. 3. Network Economy and International Language
  4. 4. How Can We Benefit from English?
  5. 5. Skeptical View on the Future of the English-Language Use
  6. 6. Extinction of National Languages
  7. 7. Biological Aspect of Language Learning
  8. 8. Thought Experiment for Reasonable Choice
  9. 9. Other Instances of Changing the Official Language
  10. 10. Losses Arising From Poor Use of the International Language
  11. 12. Importance of Reading and Writing
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