Tag: Korea

K-pop Inspires Korean Learners

For the first time ever, the No 1 album in the U.S. features lyrics sung mostly in Korean. Love Yourself: Tear by K-pop group BTS clinched the No 1 spot last month, surprising many industry analysts.Priscilla Kim, director of the Korean Cultural Center in New York, which offers language courses, told The Guardian that, among younger students, K-pop has...

Korea Expands French Programs for Olympics

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French is predicted to be the most spoken world language by 2050 and in accordance with this, the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) has widened its reach to Seoul, South Korea. The OIF in Korea consists of a network of diplomats from Tokyo, Hanoi, Bangkok, and Jakarta and will promote French cultural events, conferences, business partnerships, and annual meetings. “We...