Global Quiz Show Hangeul King

Jasmine Lee and Seo Gyung Seok are the hosts of the new TV quiz show on Channel A ~ Global Quiz Show Hangeul King. The show is specifically for the more than a million foreigners in South Korea. It will test their skills in the Korean language.

The first episode will be shown on March 11th at 9:50 AM (KST). The show will have 11 episodes. There are two rounds – the first one is the crossword quiz puzzle and the second round is the proverbial puzzle. The grand prize is 40 million won (or around US$ 36,000 +) Whew! I hope they’ll have another season — need to master Korean fast!

2 thoughts on “Global Quiz Show Hangeul King

  • March 10, 2012 at 11:50 am
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    oh wow~~~thats a lot of money!!!!

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  • March 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm
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    To be well on the way to upward mobility in the Korean social hierarchy, the indispensable requirement is to master Korean, which should be applied to both of the first generation of immigration and the second generation. Let’s take a remarkable example – Jasmin Lee!

    There are roughly 1.5 million of foreign-born naturalized Koreans and foreigners in Korea. Native Koreans have a tacit or explicit litmus test concerning the intellect, intellectual capacity of the naturalized Koreans and migrant workers, which is their Korean language skill.

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