The global spread of K-pop and Korean culture, also known as the ‘Korean Wave’, has given South Korea kudos across the world. Psy’s, BTS and BLACKPINK have made K-pop internationally famous whilst Korean culture has also proven itself across world cinema and literature. Movies such as ‘Parasite’ and books such as ‘Born 1982’ have brought international acclaim and led to a significant uplift in the number of people taking Korean courses. Learning Korean not only gives you full access this unique and original culture, it also opens the door to one of the world’s biggest economic success stories. Take your opportunity to learn Korean and make the Korean language a part of your world, both culturally and economically.
You can learn Korean in two different and amazing cities in South Korea. Whilst the capital Seoul more than adequately lives up to its 24-hour party reputation, there are some other wonderful places to visit. Busan is a great escape with sandy beaches and is an enigmatic alternative to bustling Seoul.
In addition to Seoul and Busan, try the best Korean food and experience a vibrant culture whilst learning Korean by visiting the coastal city of Gyeongju. Situated in the UNESCO site of Seoraksan National Park, and surrounded by the sandy beaches of the sub-tropical Jeju Island. There is so much to explore whilst learning Korean.
With so many language learning options available ranging from immersive Korean language courses to online Korean courses, it is often difficult to know where to start your Korean language learning journey. It’s important to assess which type of Korean language course or combination of courses is the most appropriate for you. So find out what are the best ways to start learning Korean. Taking a language immersion course will accelerate your language learning. You will also increase your confidence and improve your ability to communicate in the Korean language.
Going away soon? Discover Korean traditions and learn more about South Korea before your Korean language holiday.
Are you at beginner level or advanced level? You can check your Korean language level for free! Test your Korean with our Korean language level test. Find out which level is right for you before you book your Korean language course.
Cactus offers online Korean language courses for students looking to learn Korean wherever they are. Courses are interactive and engaging, and students can enjoy real-time interactions with teacher.
An excellent way to improve your Korean language skills before or after your language course abroad with Cactus. We offer Korean language courses across the UK. Including Korean courses in London, Brighton, Edinburgh and Manchester.
Cactus offers a range of options for Korean private tuition. You can choose one-to-one classes in your home or place of work. If you prefer online, private Korean lessons at the time and place of your choice. More information on our Private Korean Lessons division.