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what is the difference between south and north korea language?

I want to learn Korean language, first of all what is the difference between the Korean language in the south and the north, and are most often used?

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Base language: English
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    If you want to learn korean you would be taught Seoul standard korean. North korea uses some older/different words because they reject english loan-words and favor chinese influenced sino-korean and native korean terms, and they also have been separated from south so language has developed slightly differently though a person from south and north can understand each other. Of course seoul standard korean is the most widely used since north is a hermit country which has not spread language, and the dialect differences between regions of south korea need some standard form of korean to understand each other. Example: my teacher and her husband are from different province areas and so had a hard time understanding each other, so they both had to learn seoul standard.

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