The Global World

Sunday, June 13, 2004

Effect of English on Korean culture

English has influenced Korean culture. Especailly, most Korean women use cosmetics these days. They want to be beautiful so they use many cosmetics. Most words for talking about cosmetics today come from English, including the words eye shadow, mascara, lotion, skin and powder. Many Korean women want to make themselves up, and are using these Engilsh words more and more. Words to talk about the Internet also came from Engish. We can't help using the Internet, so we naturally have been influenced by the Internet. Here are some examples of technical wores we use:E-mail, computer, messenger and file. Those are all of English. Most Korean people use the Internet, so we use these words.

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