English language learning difficulty of korean students in a Philippine Multidisciplinary University

@article{Guzman2006EnglishLL,
  title={English language learning difficulty of korean students in a Philippine Multidisciplinary University},
  author={Allan B. De Guzman and Emmanuel Jeric A. Albela and Deborah Rosalind D. Nieto and John Bernard F. Ferrer and R. Novais Santos},
  journal={Asia Pacific Education Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={152-161}
}
This qualitative study analyzed the English language learning difficulties of 13 purposively chosen Korean students relative to their sociolinguistic competence, motivation in using the English language, and cultural factors. Interview responses were transcribed, categorized and thematised according to saliency, meaning and homogeneity. The findings of the study disclosed that, on the whole, while the subjects never had the opportunity to use the English language in Korea, they use it almost… 

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