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Canada’s Carleton University Launches New Korean Minor Program

Canada’s Carleton University Launches New Korean Minor Program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A Canadian university has upgraded its Korean language program to a minor program, becoming the first Canadian school in Ottawa to offer an academic program in the language, South Korean officials said Wednesday. Carleton University launched its Korean language minor program on Wednesday after upgrading it from an elective [...]

Big Hit Edu Aims to Help Global ARMY Connect with BTS via Korean Learning

Big Hit Edu Aims to Help Global ARMY Connect with BTS via Korean Learning

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Along with the global explosion of K-pop, the need among global fans to better understand what K-pop artists are singing, saying and writing in Korean has grown significantly. The online edition of American business magazine Forbes highlighted in a recent article that many international fans of K-pop nowadays are [...]

Korean-learning Textbook Package Released Featuring K-pop Stars BTS

Korean-learning Textbook Package Released Featuring K-pop Stars BTS

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A textbook package for learning Korean language, with officially-licensed contents of K-pop giants BTS, is available for purchase, its publisher said Monday. Big Hit Edu, the education content subsidiary of Big Hit Entertainment, said it has released “Learn! Korean with BTS,” the Korean-language learning product comprised of four textbooks [...]

India Selects Korean as Secondary Language

India Selects Korean as Secondary Language

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean language has been selected as an official secondary language in India, to be included in the country’s public education curriculum. The Indian government announced new education plans on Thursday, adding the Korean language, along with Thai, Portuguese, and Russian, to the recommended list of secondary language courses. [...]

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

King Sejong Institute to Launch Korean Language Education Program in Cambodia and Azerbaijan

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will introduce and support the operation of a preliminary Korean language program in foreign countries where there is demand for Korean language education but supply is limited. The King Sejong Institute Foundation (KSIF) announced on Tuesday that the [...]

King Sejong Institute to Launch Online Classes from April

King Sejong Institute to Launch Online Classes from April

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — King Sejong Institute, the state-run Korean culture and language education center, will start online classes next month amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, its operator said Tuesday. The King Sejong Institute Foundation said it has developed the online lecture service platform, which will go into operation on Wednesday. Users can [...]

Korean Language Education Video Series Featuring BTS Set for Release This Week

Korean Language Education Video Series Featuring BTS Set for Release This Week

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The management agency of K-pop boy band BTS will this week launch a series of short video clips designed to provide Korean language education to non-Korean fans, the agency said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment said the first three episodes of the series, “Learn Korean with BTS,” will hit Weverse, [...]