‘Serious game’ helps interracial children learn Korean

2013_03_serious gamesMany interracial children living here whose mothers are from overseas have problems communicating in Korean at school. The number of such children here aged 6 or below reached 93,537 last year, an increase of more than 40 percent from 2009. Although they have access to textbooks, these are not helping them communicate on every day matters. To help them, a newly-developed online game for Korean language has been launched.

“Hangeul Detective ― Hana and Duri” was developed by T3 Entertainment, a sister company of Hanbitsoft, a game publishing and development company, in association with Seoul National University’s language institute and the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA). It is a game with a serious purpose, focused on providing a mixture of Korean language education and entertainment.

For full article, see Korea Times.


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