South Korea By Shivani Sreekanth
Languages • The main language is Korean. • They also borrow Chinese words.
Food • They eat rice with every meal. • Kimchi is the most popular food. • Kimchi is made of cabbage, radishes, garlic and red peppers. • The traditional drink is tea. • They also drink coffee.
School • They learn reading, writing, math, and art. • They start Pre-schools at an early age. • They go to pre-schools before kindergarten. • They play with clay for a while. • When they arrive at school they have a short time to read.
Clothing • They dress like Americans. • They have normal clothing and traditional clothing. • They wear traditional clothing at celebrations. • Most Koreans wear western style clothing. • Youth wear modern fashions.
Homes • Most Koreans live in cities. • Some live in small houses. • Some also live in apartments. • A country house is made out of brick or concrete block.
Leisure activities • They like soccer, basketball and tennis. • Swimming is a popular sport. • They do a martial art called tae kwon do. • They also do tae kwon do after school.