A big dream of a little girl who has ambition wanted to go to study aboard a time of LIFE. It has many countries that come across and attract me, however in my mind just have one country that is Korea. I begin to learn about Korea again and I knew that Korea has a good scholarship, Korea government scholarship program, which this scholarship is a great and important opportunity for me. Currently, everybody always knows about a lot of places, Korea music industries, food, and Korea series. Nevertheless, to me, my first impression about Korea is Korea alphabet.
Summary 5 Anna Kim 2015461011 Buddhist Temples Korea must be proud of its cultural heritage that allures not only native people but also foreigners, especially, those, who are from Western countries. Foreigners come to Korea to find out answers on their questions: What Asia means to them or what is Korea. Korea attracts tourists being a developed country with fascinating shops, good service, health industry and entertainment as well as beauty and harmony of nature, mountains, festivals, cherry blossom and other. After reading Uri Kaplan text I want to try Temple stay and experience how monks live in a temple. Even if now Korea do not have an official religion, 22% the majority of population believes in Buddhism and 18% in Christianity (still
I attended a Korean school supported by the North Korean government from elementary level. I learned Korean and the school promoted the identity and pride of Korean residents in Japan. I studied general subjects, learning North and South Korean history and their relationships with Japan, allowing me to develop an identity as Korean including both North and South Korea. At the same time, I have developed a Japanese identity which is a cultural construction since I experienced Japanese culture at first hand: I learned Japanese as a native language, came in contact with Japanese Media and culture, and acquainted myself in Japanese society. The Korean community is not recognised by Japan, and North Korea is considered an international pariah.
Nowadays, many of the characteristics of both the Korean and Japanese cultures are traced back to Chinese influences. China was seen as a model society by growing nations because of large size and historic success in all sectors of the country. China played a crucial role in the maturity of Japan and Korea since they were able to advance both culturally and politically. In most cases, the cultural interworking’s of the three countries are
The culture in North Korea is vastly different from American culture and can often leave many wondering about the mysterious and mystifying country. Examining the material traits, social forms, and beliefs of North Korea give a glimpse of what makes their culture so intriguing. Their overwhelming nationalism and eccentric isolationism are the basis of their culture and shape their view of the world around them. Investigating their culture further will hopefully reveal the mysteries of the strange culture that exists in North Korea. The material traits of a country often reflect what is most valued in that culture.
I learned Korean and the school promoted the identity and pride of Korean residents in Japan. I studied general subjects, learning North and South Korean history and their relationships with Japan, allowing me to develop an identity as Korean including both North and South Korea. At the same
These ladies have good education and they prefer watching American TV dramas so as to identify with the characters and the society they live in (Rubin 140). Comparably, those who prefer Korean TV dramas do not have a high level of education and therefore, they prefer watching dramas they can identify with. In addition, they are more intelligent than those watching Korean TV dramas. Nonetheless, some of them will prefer watching American TV dramas so as to learn how to be on top of the ladder, just like the American women in the TV shows (Papachariss and Mendelson 356). In fact most Korean ladies prefer watching American TV
I specifically want to teach in Korea because I have always been interested in Korean culture in terms food, music the language and so forth. My interest in Korea has grown and has lead me to learning Korean during my free time. Teaching in Korea will also be an opportunity for me to learn more about an education system that values hard work and
Korea is a country that major religions all around the world are held by its populations. The major religions are Christianity, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Islam. These are coexisting peacefully in Korea with the shamanism. It provides large diversity of religious expression. According to the 2005 Korea’s statistics on religions diversity, 43 percent of the populations or about 10,726,000 believe in Buddhism.
Moreover, if I stay in Japan and attend the Japanese university, I think I can only learn limited education. I have heard from many of my acquaintances that college students study only specific subjects. I don’t mean that it is fully bad though, I want to learn variety of courses to broaden my horizon. Additionally, according to some research, the top priority for Japanese college students to go to University is to make friends and enjoy school life. It is understandable and I respect individual.