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May 20, 2013

About k-pop

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 2:04 am

1.Glossary
broadcast: television or radio programme
commercial: intended to make a profit
overstate: to talk about something in a way that makes it seem more important then it really is
popularity: the quality o being liked by many people
potential: may become one in the future

2.Text
Our presentation is about k-pop. K-pop is Korean pop music.
There are many singers such as psy, kara, girl`s generation, jyj, and big bang. They have many fans because they are attractive. They are talented, so they are famous in korea and other countries.

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The Korean wave started in Japan and spread to Southeast Asia. Recently k-pop began to get popularity in America and Europe. Because of the k-pop boom, many audition programs began[2]. For example, Superstar K, Voice of Korea, K-pop star, Birth of a Great star have been broadcast.

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These programs also help to promote the Korean wave K-pop has many good effects. [1]First, k-pop introduces korea music style to America. K-pop enhanced national prestige and k-pop helps the korea nation financially. We get money from concert tickets or albums.
Also they sell goods about k-pop. But k-pop also has a bad effects. K-pop`s popularity are overstate. For example, In korea article, there are many overstate part. And k-pop is used in commercials[3]. They concentrate on money. So many fans complain. We have to know these bad effects and solve this problem.
In short, k-pop made Korean culture trendy and creates enjoyment. So k-pop a lot of potential.
3.References
[1]http://fninside.hyundaicapital.com/388

[2]http://blog.naver.com/masul1388?Redirect=Log&logNo=70162586247

[3]http://news.sportsseoul.com/read/entertain/1133342.htm

4. Discussion questions
What`s your favorite k-pop song?
What do you think about Audition program`s competitions?
What do you think about k-pop`s future?
5. Class#152
Group#1
인태영, 심성보, 김수연, 황수민

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