The pro-north korean, pro-communist organization, the general federation of resident koreans in japan, usually called soren or chongryunbecame one of the most influential. In addition to providing loans for ethnic businesses, soren established ethnic schools that taught korean language and history to prepare students for eventual return to korea. Paired with the word korean, the use of the phrase zainichi koreans, or simply zainichi in japan, reflects the supposed temporary nature of the korean people. Key words korea, japan, english textbooks at school, readability, theme of material 1 introduction the situation surrounding english education is similar in both countries japan and korea. Term zainichi (residing in japan) korean includes those who live in japan and maintain the nationality of the republic of korea (rok) or the democratic peoples republic of korea (dprk) as well as japanese nationals who are of korean descent and regarded their ethnicity as korean. Korea in japan busan-fukuoka jr kyushu ferry , (japan) or (korea), operates hydrofoil service several times each day, taking about 3. Camellia line , (japan) or (korea), operates a ferry that takes about 8 hours and starts at 9000 if overnight, it may stop and wait in front of busan port in the morning. hangeul is the korean alphabet, and not difficult to learn. After youve familiarized yourself with hangeul, life in korea will suddenly seem so much easier and the country wont appear so foreign for you. it said it caused a grave change in security co-operation between the two countries. Japans foreign minister taro kono called it a complete misjudgement of the current regional security.