1. i am glad to know people who are interested in nursing.

    i'm from korea, 24 years old, and a pre-nursing student.
    i've been here one and half year.
    i am living with my uncle's family at arkansas.

    i will start to study nursing this fall.
    i'm taking a&p ii, microbiology, business statistics, world literature i, and sociology now.

    how can i use english better?
    i worry about my ability in english.

    nice to meet you!:roll
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    About hrjang

    Joined: Jan '03; Posts: 37
    Oncology RN; from NC
    Specialty: Oncology


  3. by   renerian
    WElcome. Your english seems fine to me!

  4. by   ayemmeff
    originally posted by hrjang
    how can i use english better?
    i worry about my ability in english.
    that's easy,just keep practising with everyone here!don't worry about your abilities,my english falls down sometimes,and i was born here! your english is an awful lot better than my korean! :d

    welcome to the board!
  5. by   TeresaRN2b
    Welcome to the board! Glad to have you here. I think you are doing pretty good with your English. Good luck with your schooling.
  6. by   Ortho_RN
    Good Luck with your schooling.... Where are you hoping to go to Nursing school at?
  7. by   Darlene K.
    Good luck with school! My husband move here (years ago) to go to college and English was not his native language. He has done great! Just keep talking and listening and you'll do fine.....
  8. by   camkib
  9. by   hrjang
    originally posted by nurs2b
    where are you hoping to go to nursing school at?
    choosing nursing school is hard.
    i has changed my mind several times.
    i get information about the nursing school from the homepage of arkansas state board of nursing.

    i find lpn, adn, and bsn programs.

    i think about a adn program at ualr.
    i have a friend who started to study there last fall and quited.
    she said, "they accept 200 people to the program, and 40 people can continue to study next semester."
    she studied really hard, but she failed.
    i don't want to follow her step.

    now i plan to go to nursing school at harding.

    however, i worry too much.^^;

    i can study well at school, but how can i do well at hospital?

    i hope to be a volunteer at hospital during summer.
  10. by   NurseDixie
    I think you'll do fine. Just keep talking to everyone and you'll get better with time. Right now, you seem to be doing o.k.
  11. by   nursedawn67
    Welcome and good luck!!
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  13. by   kimmicoobug
    Welcome to the boards. I know how you feel about the language barrier. My mother is also Korean and moved here at the age of 26, speaking absolutely no English. She is now in her 50's and speaks fluently. However, because of her struggles, she chose to not teach us kids the language (really wish she had, since I have always identified myself as being Korean American). Your English seems to be very good for only being here for 1.5 years. I have known many Koreans who could not write as well as you write with being here for that amount of time. Be proud of what you have accomlished so far and keep looking to the future. To practice your English, keep coming to the BB.