15 Jan '12, 4am

More taking up foreign language classes

More taking up foreign language classes

Spanish aye: (from far left) Christel Gomes is studying Spanish with Vinodini from India, Ming from China and teacher Asun Martin at Las Lilas. Madam Gloria Cho at her private Korean tuition class with Mr Kwak Seong Hoon. -- ST PHOTO: TERRENCE LIM By Cheryl Faith Wee TV viewer Gloria Cho became fed up waiting for subtitles to be added to her favourite Korean dramas. Most people would moan and groan. Madam Cho decided to learn the language. The manager of a design firm, who is in her 50s, signed up for twice-a-week classes at Daehan Korean Language Centre about two years ago. Now, she is such an avid Korean-language fan that on the way to classes in Kembangan Plaza after work, she will whip out textbooks to do revision or prepare for spelling tests. She even has extra private tuition if she feels she needs it. Background story 'My husband asks why I stress myself. But I tel...

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