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.

Got an idea for something we should add, change or delete? Just post your suggestion at the bottom of this page and we will review and incorporate it into a future update.

Free Members-Only Resources


“Korean Expression Kit”

by Steven S. Bammel, KBC Creator


“Business Korean Review Pack”

by Christopher Hales, KBC Member

Top Legacy Discussions

What are the real benefits to learning Korean in Korea? Best Korean Language Books
Learning Vocabulary Just how many 한자?
Reasons for Learning Korean 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?”

Top Websites

Korean Wiki Project

Matt Strum

Arirang TV – Let’s Speak Korean

Other Websites

Korean Language Proficiency Exams

Offline Korean Language Programs


Private Institutes


Other Online Communities

Custom Searches

KBC Special Interest Group

Korean Language Learners

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

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