2.023 young Timorese pass Korean language test

2.023 young Timorese pass Korean language test

DILI, 11 november 2021 (TATOLI) – Around 2.023 young Timorese who initiated to study the Korean language, as one of the top requirements to work in South Korea, has passed the Korean entrance language test.

The Secretary of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE), through the National Directorate of Foreign Employment (DNEE) and Korean Student Language Program (KSLP) made the announcement of the test result on thursday (11/11).

The Director of DNEE, Filomeno Soares informed that the Korean Language Test took place on October 26, 2021, at Dili Municipal Stadium, where around 5.492 Korean language learners took part in the test.

Of the 2.023 who passed the test, 277 were women, while the rest were men.

Soares said every year, the Human Resource Development (HRD) of the South Korean Government in Timor-Lest and SEFOPE always recruit new candidates to learn the language.

He said DNEE only facilitated the testing process, adding the Human Resource Department of South Korea is responsible for marking the test papers of the candidates.

The 2.023 are divided into two groups – the first group will officially begin their Korean Language Course on november 24, 2021, and the second group was scheduled to begin learning the language on august 2022.

Soares said the duration of the Korean Language Course is six months.

Journalist: Arminda Fonseca

Editor: Julia Chatarina

Translation: Filomeno Martins

Editor: Nelia Borges Rosario


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