On Wednesday 05 February 2003 07:45, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
>Nicholas Bodley wrote:

>Accounts of elementary Korean education suggest that the kids
aren't taught the individual letters, but are taught to read the
syllable blocks, and after a few months are expected to see the
patterns of the letters on their own.

Oh, dear. They're repeating the same mistake the USA made with the
"whole word" method, the root cause of haplology.

>These days, Koreans are said not to know any hanja (Chinese
characters) besides the one(s) for their own name.


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