Learn Korean

Learn Korean and be more successful in Korea! Review the resources below and join the KBC Korean Language Learners group to improve your Korean language skills.

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Free Members-Only Resources


“Korean Expression Kit” [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcpage/executive-report-10-big-ideas-about-marketing-to-koreans]by Steven S. Bammel, KBC Creator


“Business Korean Review Pack” [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcpage/executive-report-10-big-ideas-about-marketing-to-koreans]by Christopher Hales, KBC Member

Top Legacy Discussions

What are the real benefits to learning Korean in Korea? [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcforum/topics/what-are-the-real-benefits-to] Best Korean Language Books [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/forum/topics/best-korean-language-books]
Learning Vocabulary [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/forum/topics/learning-vocabulary] Just how many 한자? [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/forum/topics/just-how-many-hanja]
Reasons for Learning Korean [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/forum/topics/reasons-for-learning-korean] Conversation Techniques[EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/forum/topics/conversation-techniques]

Expert Commentary at Nojeok Hill: My View from the Top: Learn Korean
By Steven S. Bammel and Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc.

The Korea 9.9 with Daniel

The KBC 9.9 with Daniel

“What are the best ways to learn Korean?” [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcforum/topics/the-kbc-99-with-daniel-2]


Top Websites

Korean Wiki Project

Matt Strum

Arirang TV – Let’s Speak Korean[EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.arirang.co.kr/Tv/Lets_Whats_On.asp?PROG_CODE=TVCR0110&sys_lang=Eng]

Other Websites

  • Talk to Me in Korean [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.talktomeinkorean.com/]
  • Korean Flashcards
  • KOSNET [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.kosnet.go.kr/]
  • KBS – Let’s learn Korean
  • Learnkorean.com [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.learnkorean.com/home/index.asp]
  • Learn Korean Now [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.learn-korean-now.com/index.php]
  • WikiBooks – Korean
  • Self-learning Korean Language [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.selkoweb.com]
  • Learn-Korean.net [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://learn-korean.net/]
  • TOPIK Guide [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.topikguide.in/]
  • ezcorean.com [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://ezcorean.com/]
  • LinkQ – Korean
  • FSI Language Course for Korean [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://fsi-language-courses.org/Content.php?page=Korean]
  • Transparent Language – Korean Blog
  • Korean Champ [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://koreanchamp.com/]
  • Hangul Park [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://hangulpark.com]

Korean Language Proficiency Exams

Offline Korean Language Programs


  • Yonsei University KLI
  • Sogang University KLEC
  • Hanyang University ILI [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.hyili.hanyang.ac.kr/Eindex.html]
  • Ewha Women’s University ELC [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://elc.ewha.ac.kr/korean/en/index.asp]
  • Kyung Hee University IIE [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://eng.iie.ac.kr/]
  • Hansung University KLP [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://language.hansung.ac.kr/korean/english/index_english.php]
  • Hongik University KLD [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://huniv.hongik.ac.kr/~HILEC/set_korean.htm]
  • Konkuk University KLI
  • Korea University KLC
  • Seoul National University KLCP [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://lei.snu.ac.kr/site/kr/klec/main/main.jsp]
  • Sookmyung Women’s University KLP [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://www.brokenlinkcheck.com/srcview/view-link.php?url=https%3A%2F%2Fstevenbammel.com%2F2014%2F02%2Flearn-korean&c&line=829]
  • Sungkyunkwan University SLI [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://home.skku.edu/sli/korean_index_en.php]

Private Institutes


  • Comprehensive list of Korean language programs overseas [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.sejonghakdang.org/user.do?mode=organ&nationFlag=2&page=P50030000]
  • Cheongju University KLEC [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.cju.ac.kr/web/eng/center_a]
  • Jeju National University KLP [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.jejunu.ac.kr/_html/eng/admiss/index.jsp?readid=klp%7C01]

Other Online Communities

  • Learn Korean [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://learnkorean.ning.com]
  • Hanlingo [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.hanlingo.com/]
  • Korean – English Language Exchange [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=792187&report.success=6VG5oqoo4j8fAXo5iFhy-JCzNYg16xbqF3Zgz8N3rhNP4UnngMFt56NGmUNSsCoP3r1Edb1zh1eOdNnLOTq8GjU97-CQgJOLJGITduhpoJHc9ln1dtSJT_x4MI0KgRnngWP0s8ROBgeot2Qod8PJX9EdceHc9EO-lDP0lOeAvYepCCG-0OFE6DN3Kee-El]
  • Funkorean[EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_198888526795868&ap=1]
  • Transparent Language – Korean

Custom Searches

KBC Special Interest Group

Korean Language Learners [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED: https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcgroup/koreanlanguagelearners/]

Books and Other Special Resources

Steven’s rating:
Using Korean: A Guide to Contemporary Usage
by Miho Choo (Author) and Hye-Young Kwak (Contributor)
Korean Language Education and Research Center Textbooks
Continuing Korean
by Ross King, Jaehoon Yeon, Insun Lee
Elementary Korean (Tuttle Language Library)
by Ross King Ph.D. and Jae-Hoon Yeon
Read & Speak Korean for Beginners (Book w/Audio CD): The Easiest Way to Communicate Right Away! (Read & Speak for Beginners)
by Sunjeong Shin
Basic Korean: A Grammar and Workbook (Grammar Workbooks)
by Andrew Sangpil Byon

Got a book recommendation? Disagree with Steven’s book reviews here or elsewhere? Discuss these and other books about Korea and Korean business. [EXPIRED LINK REMOVED:https://stevenbammel.com/category/archives/kbcforum/topics/discuss-books-about-korea-and-korean-business]

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