Extra! Korea

June 5, 2009

Korea ranked 2nd-from-bottom in British English test

Filed under: education, languages — extrakorea @ 3:20 am

According to the British Council, Korea ranked second-from-the-bottom, or 39th out of 40 countries, in the General Training Module (GTM) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Korea was ahead of only the United Arab Emirates, and behind Vietnam, China, and Japan.
In the Academic Module (AM) of the same test, Korea did better, ranking 28th, still behind Japan (27th) but ahead of China (35th).

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