Korean Students in City on ‘Study Tour’

During their stay, the 11 boys and 12 girls have visited Kovalam, Shangumugham, Palode, Sai Gramam and Technopark

Published: 22nd February 2012 12:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:01 PM   |  A+A-


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Over the past few days, a group of students from South Korea has been discovering Kerala. The 23 students, who are staying at the Trivandrum International School (TIS), are from different schools across South Korea.

 ‘’The chief purpose of their visit is to learn English and to get a feel of Kerala culture. They also attend daily classes at the school, in addition to special classes on the English language,’’ said Rensy Oommen, a teacher at the Trivandrum International School who is coordinating the visit.

 During their stay, the 11 boys and 12 girls have visited Kovalam, Shangumugham, Palode and Technopark. They also went to Kollam and Alappuzha.

 They also visited the houses of the students of TIS and, on Saturday, the Korean students visited the Sai Gramam at Thonnakkal, where they interacted with the inmates, Sai Gramam executive director K N Anandakumar said.

 The students, who belong to classes IV to X, also have been staging some cultural programmes for the Indian students. Enec Korea has organised the visit of the Korean students to India.


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