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The fastest way to learn Korean
average hours to spend on learning Korean

*Average hours required to reach language proficiency equivalent to a college semester of language study (48 hours on Avg.).

How long does it take to learn Korean?

Korean is considered a complex language to learn. If you spend about 10 hours learning Korean every week, you can perform a short conversation in Korean in 3 months. It's an average duration for a beginner. But if you have more time to learn the Korean language, the learning process can be shorter. For communicating in Korean fluently, you need to spend at least one year on it.

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What is the best way to learn Korean?

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There are different ways to learn Korean online, but working with a private teacher is probably the most effective. Hiring a Korean teacher on italki will make a big difference compared to traditional language courses. A language like Korean may seem daunting at the beginning, but with your teacher's help, you'll overcome your doubts and learn at your own pace and in a comfortable way.

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Learn Korean for Beginners

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If you begin to study Korean out of interest, italki will be the best place for you to reach out to the Korean language and culture.

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Business Korean

Business Korean

Learn business Korean vocabulary and phrases to communicate with Korean team members fluently

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Korean Test Preparation

Korean Test Preparation

Put your Korean skills to the test and pass Korean language exams like TOPIK by taking test preparation lessons.

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Advantages of learning Korean on italki

If you are concerned about Korean online courses, you can check the benefits of italki 1-on-1 lessons below.

recommendationitalki language classes are flexible. Your private online Korean teacher will develop a customized study plan that suits you best.

recommendationThere are plenty of choices for you to select the right teacher from all over the world. For beginners, it's hard to have lessons with native Korean speakers. In this case, you can search for a Korean teacher from your country.

recommendationProfessional teachers on italki have teaching certificates. So, you don't need to worry that your Korean teacher is not qualified. Most of them have many years of teaching experience.

recommendationYou'll be able to practice Korean with a native speaker and be exposed to real-life conversations; this makes the learning process more interactive and relevant.

recommendationConsidering the Korean language peculiarities, a Korean teacher will help you with the challenging pronunciation and phonetics. He or she can also encourage students to become more confident about their knowledge of the language.

Why learn Korean?

Globally, around 77 million people speak Korean. The Korean language is complicated, but it has the most logical writing system in the world. Hangul, the Korean alphabet, is one of the youngest alphabets in the World. It was purposely created with the intent to increase the literacy level.

There are many benefits to learning Korean.

Korea is a leader in international affairs and an important player on the global political scene. World-famous Korean companies like Samsung, LG, Hyundai, and many others offer employment globally. Thus, learning Korean will be a gateway to better job opportunities and business contacts. Moreover, Korean pop music is very popular amongst youngsters and has a growing fan base globally. Korean cinema and TV are also known for their world-class entertainment. Understanding the Korean language will help you better admire the rich Korean culture and tradition.

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How It Works

Thus, wait no more and start learning Korean by hiring an online Korean teacher on italki!

1. Choose an Korean teacher

2. Schedule a date and time

3. Begin your Korean language journey

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