Comedian inspires language learners 2011/01/03, Source, 'It was so much easier to approach written and spoken English news because it was based on names and events I already knew'.
After comedian Kim Yeong-cheol appeared in a stand-up comedy competition in Toronto in 2003, he had an unexpected interview with an English-language media outlet in Korea when he returned home. The reporter assumed that he would be fluent in English. But during the interview he got his tenses mixed up and became flustered trying to express himself. "I had wanted to say that I went to Vancouver before visiting Toronto, but the tenses came out all wrong and I confused the reporter", Kim said,...More
Celebrities share language lessons 2011/01/03, Source,
From left: "English Success Story of Park Kyeong-rim", "How to Revive Your Dead English" and "More Shameless Yeong-cheol English" Provided by the publisher and the JoongAng Ilbo
As demand for English-language study guides increases, more celebrity comedians are stepping into the growing market by creating guides based on their own experiences with language learning,...More
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