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In recent years, the Korean language has experienced a surge in popularity, which can be attributed to what many call the “Korean wave,” which encompasses Korean entertainment, culture, and technology. The wave has reached Hobart, where more and more students decide to study the language every year. Because of that, learning Korean in Hobart is an excellent idea, particularly for those who want to access better job offers in the area, a more active social life, and access to one of the most fascinating cultures out there.

In 2023, Korean is spoken by approximately 82 million people worldwide and is recognised as one of the fastest-growing languages. The city, while known for its serene landscapes and rich history, also boasts a vibrant multicultural community. With Korean culture's increasing influence globally, the ability to speak Korean opens doors to a range of social and cultural activities. From enjoying Korean films in their original language to participating in cultural festivals, language proficiency allows for a deeper appreciation and engagement with Korean culture.

Professionally, Korean language skills in Hobart can be invaluable. The rise of Korean businesses and their global reach means that proficiency in Korean is becoming increasingly desirable in various sectors, including technology, tourism, and international trade. In a professional landscape where bilingualism is a significant asset, speaking Korean can provide an edge in the job market, both locally and internationally.

Moreover, for travel enthusiasts, Korean language proficiency enriches travel experiences, especially in Korea, where you can navigate cities like Seoul and Busan with ease. I

In essence, Korean lessons in Hobart open up a world of opportunities for social connections, professional growth, and cultural explorations. Ready to make the first step in your language learning journey?

Why Study Korean in Hobart?

Learn Korean for Work and Travel

Mastering Korean in Hobart offers significant career advantages, particularly in today’s interconnected global economy. Bilingual proficiency in Korean is increasingly valued, especially in companies with strong business ties to South Korea. Local businesses like Incat Tasmania, a high-speed craft specialist, exemplify this trend with their recent contracts for South Korean ferry construction. Moreover, Tasmanian advanced manufacturing and defence businesses, such as the Elphinstone Group and Penguin Composites, have engaged with major Korean enterprises like Hanwha, exploring opportunities in sectors like Defence, Maritime, and Energy. This highlights the growing importance of Korean language skills for businesses in Hobart, not only for those directly working with South Korean companies, but also for entrepreneurs and digital nomads looking to tap into the Korean market.

Beyond the workplace, speaking Korean transforms travel experiences. South Korea boasts a rich tapestry of destinations, from the bustling streets of Seoul to the serene beauty of Jeju Island. Knowledge of Korean enriches visits to these well-known locations, allowing for deeper cultural immersion. Additionally, it opens doors to less explored regions like the historic city of Gyeongju or the coastal town of Busan, where speaking the local language enables more authentic interactions and a fuller appreciation of the country's heritage and lifestyle. The ability to communicate in Korean not only enhances the travel experience but also allows for a more profound connection with the people and places you encounter.


Learn Korean for Culture

Enhancing your Korean language skills in Hobart not only enriches your linguistic abilities but also immerses you in a vibrant cultural experience. The city hosts various cultural events that celebrate Korean heritage, including the annual Korean Film Festival. This festival brings a slice of Korean cinema to Hobart, showcasing a selection of films that offer insights into Korean life, history, and culture.

In its 2023 edition, the Korean Film Festival in Hobart featured "MAL·MO·E: The Secret Mission," a drama set in 1941 during the colonial rule era in Korea. The story revolves around Kim Pan-su, an illiterate man who gets a job at the Korean Language Society. His journey of learning to read and write Korean, and realising the importance of preserving the language as a means of independence, is both moving and inspiring. As Bong Joon-ho famously said at the Golden Globes, overcoming the "one-inch-tall barrier of foreign language subtitles" opens up a world of amazing films.

Attending such festivals offers language learners a unique opportunity to hear Korean spoken by native actors, understand the nuances of the language, and appreciate its beauty in a cinematic context. These events not only enhance language skills but also deepen the understanding of Korean culture, making them an essential part of the learning process for any Korean language enthusiast in Hobart. Make sure you don’t miss the next edition of this fantastic festival!

Learn Korean for Social

Expanding your social life in Hobart can take an exciting turn when you learn Korean, especially by participating in events like the Guess My Accent Language Exchange. This monthly gathering is the perfect place to meet native Korean speakers and other enthusiasts who are keen on learning the language.

Held in various local cafés, Guess My Accent welcomes individuals of all ages and language levels. With 20 to 35 attendees typically, there’s a diverse group to interact with. Upon arrival, you'll get a name tag and can either start conversations or join in with others. It’s a relaxed and friendly environment perfect for practising Korean, learning about the culture, and making new friends.

Attendance is free, and while there’s no obligation to arrive on time, it’s recommended for newcomers. Supporting the café by buying a drink helps sustain these gatherings, and as a member, you might access special drink deals. Overall, Guess My Accent offers an enriching way to apply your Korean language skills and expand your social network in Hobart.

 

Where to Learn Korean in and around Hobart?

In Hobart, aspiring Korean learners can find introductory courses at the University of Tasmania. But for a more tailored learning experience, Language Trainers is your go-to option. Our face-to-face Korean courses in Hobart are designed to cater to various needs, whether you’re interested in cultural immersion, business communication, travel, or simply love the language. Our experienced, native-speaking trainers will work with you to create a personalised learning plan, focusing on your specific goals and interests. Conveniently delivered at a location of your choice – be it your home or office – our courses make learning Korean accessible and enjoyable. With Language Trainers, you can explore the rich Korean language and culture right here in Hobart.

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1-on-1 General Korean Course in Hobart

Our general one-on-one courses in Hobart will help students improve their Korean level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Korean classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Korean Course in Hobart

Our Korean courses in Hobart are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Korean and email skills, as well as a level of survival Korean, granting them the ability to work in a country where Korean is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group Korean Courses in Hobart (closed group)

Our Korean courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Korean Course or In-Company Small Group Korean Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Korean Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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