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Hither and Yon

By ‘invitation’ only: North Korea’s blunt force approach to foreign language education

Special to WorldTribune.com
By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com
North Koreans some years ago had an unusual way of acquiring professional expertise in teaching people foreign languages.
Rather than advertise for teachers, they kidnapped native speakers. Most of them were Japanese, but they also captured likely candidates from Europe and the Middle East.
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