Korean Reading

If you're trying to practice your Korean Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Korean and the second part is in English. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Korean. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Korean Reading

Read the following text very carefully and see what you can understand without looking at the English translation, and see what you understood from it, you can use our Korean dictionary if you want.

Korean Reading
제 26 조
1) 모든 사람은 교육을 받을 권리를 가진다 . 교육은 최소한 초등 및 기초단계에서는 무상이어야 한다. 초등교육은 의무적이어야 한다. 기술 및 직업교육은 일반적으로 접근이 가능하여야 하며, 고등교육은 모든 사람에게 실력에 근거하여 동등하게 접근 가능하여야 한다.
2) 교육은 인격의 완전한 발전과 인권과 기본적 자유에 대한 존중의 강화를 목표로 한다. 교육은 모든 국가 , 인종 또는 종교 집단간에 이해, 관용 및 우의를 증진하며 , 평화의 유지를 위한 국제연합의 활동을 촉진하여야 한다.
3) 부모는 자녀에게 제공되는 교육의 종류를 선택할 우선권을 가진다 .
제 27 조
1) 모든 사람은 공동체의 문화생활에 자유롭게 참여하며 예술을 향유하고 과학의 발전과 그 혜택을 공유할 권리를 가진다 .
2) 모든 사람은 자신이 창작한 과학적 , 문학적 또는 예술적 산물로부터 발생하는 정신적, 물질적 이익을 보호받을 권리를 가진다 .

Below is the translation of the above text, check what you understood without the help of the dictionary, after reading the translation one time, go back up and read the Korean text and see if you can recognize the more words this time.

English Translation
Article 26
1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
3. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Article 27
1. Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

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