Mandarin is essentially Chinese as spoken by Mongols. (…) Korean is essentially bad Japanese, also as spoken by Mongols. Daniel von Brighoff (in John Cowan's Essentialist Explanations)

Getting Started

Tips before you begin learning Korean.

Learning Korean

Korean Grammar

For Korean language courses in Stuttgart, see the page Learning Languages in Stuttgart.

The Korean Writing System(s)




Korean Language Proficiency Tests

There are two important official Korean language proficiency tests: TOPIK and KLTP. The following resources are about both tests:

Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)

Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) is an official Korean proficiency test for non-native speakers of Korean.

Korean Language Proficiency Test (KLPT)

The Korean Language Proficiency Test or KLPT (세계한국말인증시험) is another proficience test for non-native speakers of Korean. KLPT appears to be aimed at people who are looking for a job in Korea.

YouTube Channels, Blogs and Other Websites



Other Resources