uTalk language logo

Learn Korean

Exploring Asia is probably going to involve learning a new alphabet and Korean is no exception. The Korean alphabet was designed by one of its kings to help improve his population's literacy. It's not that similar to other languages, except for a slight simlarity to Japanese in the grammar system, but uTalk will get you learning the alphabet and making friends in no time!§

Learn Korean with uTalk
Planet Earth

Where Is It Spoken?

Republic of Korea

North Korea

People Talking

Number Of Speakers


Family Tree

Language Family

Language isolate

Arrow facing left to cycle backwards through text
Play sample text audio Play sample text audio
Arrow facing left to cycle forward through text

Fun facts about Korean

The Korean for 'go on!' - 화이팅! - is pronounced paiting and comes from the English 'fighting'.

Telling the time in Korean requires two different number systems - the Korean system is used for the hours and the Chinese system for the minutes.

'Seoul' literally translates as 'capital'.

Over 30 million people have started speaking a new language with uTalk


Over 2500 words and phrases, across 60+ topics covering everyday situations

Native Speakers

Practise speaking and compare your pronunciation with native speakers


Game-based learning is fun and intuitive