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The best way to learn Korean

Learn Korean Fast

Lingvist gets you to learn the things you need to, right when you need to learn them. You make fast progress by skipping material you don’t need to learn or practice.

Personalized Learning

Lingvist keeps learning relevant and suitably challenging for every learner. The program uses AI to map your knowledge and tailor the course around what you need to learn to progress quickly and effectively.

Study Korean Focused

With Lingvist, there’s nothing extra to get in the way. What you study is based on what you already know and what you’ll use most, not what someone else says you should learn. Lingvist is designed to get you into a learning flow with no distractions. It’s like having a personal statistical analyst to provide you with insights into your strengths and what you need to work on.

Always Accessible

Take your language learning with you to make faster progress with bite-sized study sessions throughout the day – use the app while commuting, waiting in line, or taking your lunch break. Available on the web, iOS, and Android.

Frequently Asked Questions About Learning Korean Online

How long does it take to learn Korean?

According to the US Foreign Service Institute, it would take an English speaker approximately 2200 hours to reach fluency in Korean. But many aspects haven’t been considered in this number, such as your personal motivation, how much time you are willing to spend learning Korean, what other languages you know, and what language learning methods you are using.

How can I learn Korean by myself?

If you wish to learn Korean on your own, then there are many options and methods to choose from. You should choose one that fits your learning style and schedule best, but if you haven’t decided yet, here are a few options that could help you learn Korean on your own:

  • Listening – Immerse yourself in the Korean language as much as possible to train your listening skills. Watch Korean TV shows and movies, or listen to Korean audiobooks, podcasts, or music.
  • Reading – Another immersion method is to read books, news articles, and blog posts in Korean. It’s good to start with topics you already know or are interested in; that way it will be easier for you to grasp the topic under discussion.
  • Language learning apps – Mobile apps offer interactive lessons and the ability to practice on the go. By using a language learning app like Lingvist, you can improve your Korean skills with only 10 minutes of daily study.
  • Make learning Korean fun for yourself – Learning a language requires dedication and persistence. You can stay motivated by setting goals, tracking your progress, and rewarding yourself for achieving milestones.

How to learn the Korean alphabet?

The Korean alphabet, Hangeul, is one of the easiest alphabets to learn and should take you less than an hour to memorize. It was designed with simplicity in mind, because before that Korean used Chinese characters, which aren’t easy to learn.

With Lingvist, you can easily learn the Korean alphabet in our Hangeul deck, which teaches you all that you need to start reading Korean.

What is the best way to learn Korean?

When choosing the right learning method for yourself, you need to consider your learning style, goals, and interests. 

  • Learn Hangeul – It is one of the easiest alphabets in the world and shouldn’t take a lot of time to master.
  • Structured learning – Use a language learning app like Lingvist, which can help you stay motivated and on track to help you learn new words, provide feedback, and track your progress.
  • Immersion – Immerse yourself in the language through Korean media. Watch Korean drama series, listen to K-pop, or follow Korean YouTubers. This helps with listening skills and understanding cultural nuances.
  • Practice speaking – Find language partners who you can practice with. Practicing with a native speaker can really help with your listening and speaking skills.
  • Be consistent – Regular, daily practice is more effective than occasional long sessions. This is why learning with Lingvist is a great way to improve your Korean, as you need only 10 minutes of daily study with Lingvist to start seeing your Korean skills improve rapidly.

Is Korean easy to learn?

The difficulty of learning a new language is subjective and depends on various factors, including your native language, learning style, previous language learning experience, and motivation to learn the language. Korean is often considered to be one of the more challenging languages for native English speakers to learn, due to the large differences in grammar. There are a lot of verb conjugations and particles to learn, and the sentence structure can be quite complex. However, with practice, you will be able to grasp the basics of Korean grammar and start to form your own sentences.

What makes Lingvist’s Korean course so special?


    Lingvist analyzes your existing knowledge of the Korean language to place you at the right level. This means that you can get started with the course content that’s appropriate for your level right away.


    Grammar is an important part of learning any language, which is why we offer grammar tips that are relevant to every sentence you are learning.


    Lingvist uses proven techniques inspired by cognitive theory, such as spaced repetition. This will help you easily remember the words you’ve learned when you need them. Long-term recall of new vocabulary is the key to speaking Korean more fluently.


    Tired of typing all of those new words over and over again? Try our voice input feature and practice using your Korean pronunciation. Lingvist has voice recognition technology specifically designed for learners, so you can practice your new Korean vocabulary free from anxiety or embarrassment.


    Lingvist provides plenty of opportunities to listen, not just read, reinforcing the Korean rules of pronunciation. Keep your headphones on to learn the sounds and intonational flow of Korean, then practice repeating the words.


    Lingvist will keep track of what you’ve mastered, so that you can see your own progress. Watch the number of words you can actively recall grow in personalized stats as your Korean level advances.

Practice daily

Setting and achieving attainable goals, like 10 minutes of Korean practice per day, have also been shown to boost your overall mood! Within a few months, you’ll be amazed at the progress you’ve made.

Make it immersive

The best way to get comfortable with Korean is to try to switch your brain into “Korean mode” by creating an immersive Korean environment. Listen to K-pop while making dinner or Korean podcasts during your commute.

Remember why you started

Remembering why you decided to start this journey will help you establish sustainable learning habits. If you feel a dip in motivation, return to that initial reason to refocus your priorities.

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