December 07, 2023
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A North Korean school asks students, ‘Do you wanna build a snowman?’

State TV shows elite middle school using Disney film ‘Frozen’ to teach English, despite crackdowns on foreign media

A North Korean middle school recently posed a question to students that kids in other countries have been belting out for a decade: “Do you wanna build a snowman?”

NK News analysis of DPRK state media shows that Segori Junior Middle School in Pyongyang is using Disney’s 2013 hit film “Frozen” to help students improve their conversational English, after leader Kim Jong Un reportedly encouraged changes to school curriculums.