The Korean Language is the official language of North Korea and South Korea, and is spoken by more than 80 million people worldwide such as in China, United States, Japan and Russia were Korean-speaking minorities live.
A popular language by non-native speakers
A growing number of people also learn Korean as a personal interest. Thanks the rise of the Korean wave (Hallyu) since the 1990s, the Korean language gain popularity as a second language: many people, especially, the younger generation, have taken to learning Korean to appreciate better Korean modern pop culture, mainly in the form of music and K-drama that have been taking the world by storm. It is not uncommon nowadays to hear of the younger generation using Korean terms in their everyday speech, such as ahjuma (auntie).
Fluency in Korean is an advantage
The Korean economy have been steadily rising, and demand for made-in-Korea brands have also grown exponentially, particularly in the electronics, car, fashion and media industries. Hence, being fluent in Korean will give you advantage in your career prospects in Korean-speaking companies, either based in Korea or Korean-run offices found all over the world.
If you are seriously considering to work in Korea or for a Korean-owned or run company, we recommend you to choose a Korean language school that is not only recognized, but also offers you authentic and relevant course materials that you can apply immediately into your daily life.
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