The Korean peninsula stretches southward from the northwestern edge of the Asian land mass and is a fascinating blend of both old and new. Korean, a unique and vibrant language, is deeply rooted in traditions and values. The nation's diverse culture, rich in authentic charm, has been shaped by a proud 5,000-year-old legacy.
In addition, the nation offers many interesting places to visit such as Gyeongju, the home of the Shilla empire, and the Mt. Sorak National Park. The Korean Wave or “Hallyu” includes the “addictive” Korean pop (K-pop), music videos on YouTube as well as televised “tear-jerker” K-dramas. Seoul, the capital of Korea, is becoming a gathering place among teenagers and young adults all around the world who share their global curiosity toward IT (Information Technology) development, fashion, entertainment, and education.
Currently, Korean language programs are growing rapidly all around the world-- especially in US and Korean Universities. In addition, the Korean government invites native English speakers to teach in public schools through two programs: TALK (Teach and Learn in Korea) and EPIK (English Program in Korea). Both programs present wonderful opportunities for young people to get paid while teaching abroad in a country with diverse cultures and natural beauty.
Are you interested in learning a new way to express yourself with a unique and vibrant language? If so, Korean is the answer for you!