How to learn Korean Language
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The Korean language at first sounds difficult, when you first start to learn it. However, it is one of the most systematically formulated languages and with persistent study the patterns become noticeable. Going back in history, in the 1400’s, the ruling king asked scholars to invent an alphabet that was easier and which uses a unique set of characters. Because it is both systematic and has an alphabet that can be learned, it is quite possible to learn the Korean language if enough time is spent doing so. In this article we will look at how to learn the Korean language.
There are numerous schools that teach English in Korea today. For those who wish to learn Korean, it is beneficial to know a few common phrases to help you communicate more easily. If you are planning to learn the Korean language then immersing yourself in the language is a good way to learn the language. Taking courses, listening to audio such as music or other material can help with learning the Korean words.
Someone new to the Korean language should know that there are different dialects spoken in Korea. For instance, there are differences in the way a Korean from Seoul speaks, as compared to a Korean, who is from the North. The speakers of Seoul (South Korean) dialect do not have as pronounced an intonation.
Some of the remarkable features worth mentioning about the Korean language are that the nouns do not have any gender. Verbs are not conjugated in accordance to the subject use. The use of verb conjugation generally depends on whom the person is speaking to, their age, the relationship to the person, and social position. This plays an important role in determining the right verb endings that are chosen. In other words, the choice of words, used in a sentence is influenced by status, age, social standing, relationship and the familiarity with the person.
It should be noted that there is a growing trend in people wanting to learn Korean. Many Korean movies and music are available and these can be used to help learn new Korean words. Korean movies are also gaining momentum in the film industry and people from all over the world watch them.
Memorizing Korean words and learning simple phrases is a good way to begin learning how to speak the Korean language. Making Korean friends and frequently using Korean words can be helpful with learning the correct pronunciation and learning new words.
Learn the Korean language using audio