Author:
Elizza Aquino
Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Data Set, Lecture Notes
Level:
High School, College / Upper Division, Adult Education
Tags:
Basic, Hangul, Korean, Language, Learnhangul, Learnkorean
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English, Korean, Tagalog
Media Formats:
Video

Hangul (Korean Language)

Hangul (Korean Language)

Overview

Hangul is the official alphabet of the Korean language and it’s used in both South and North Korea.  The alphabet was created in the year 1443 in the Joseon Dynasty.

The Korean alphabet is made up of 19 consonant letters and 21 vowel characters for a total of 40 main letters.  There are some obsolete characters and combination characters as well but the main alphabet is 40 letters. 

The name of the Korean alphabet, Hangul (한글) means great script in Korean.  Han (한) means great and Geul (글) means script.

Credits to 
Seemile Korean
Joshua Cho
Korean Class 101

In this lesson, you will learn the basics of Korean Language in short span of time. Just try and enjoy the process.

Getting To Know Hangul

Getting to know Korean Alphabet

 

Korean Alphabet

Korean Alphabet

 

Basic Conversation

Basic Conversation

 

Basic Conversation 2

Basic Conversation 2