Welcome to Korean!

The Korean language is the official language of both North and South Korea. The language is also spoken widely in neighbouring Yanbian, China. Worldwide, there are around 78 million Korean speakers, including large groups in the former Soviet Union, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, and more recently the Philippines.

The Korean language offers you a window to a dynamic culture and history. Today, Korea is a vital and thriving economic, technological, and industrial centre in Asia. Learning Korean is a unique linguistic experience. The Korean writing system, Hangul, has been referred to as "one of the great intellectual achievements of humankind." [read more...]