Published: Wed, March 25, 2020
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

BTS launch lessons to help their fans learn Korean

BTS launch lessons to help their fans learn Korean

Each video will be approximately three minutes long and will provide a brief lesson about Korean phrases and grammar.

The management agency of K-pop boy band BTS will this week launch a series of short video clips created to provide Korean language education to non-Korean fans, the agency said on Monday.

The series has come from Professor Heo Yong of the Department of Korean Education at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, who has aimed to make them as fun and educational as possible, using the boys as an worldwide figure to rally fans. In a lengthy statement, the company said they're "closely monitoring the situation" but that they anticipate they'll have to make changes. We ask for your understanding as we continue to strive to deliver a new and better-than-ever experience for the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR to all of our fans who have undoubtedly been disappointed by recent cancellations.

K-pop superstars BTS launched a series of videos to teach fans and the public the Korean language.

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Big Hit Entertainment and BTS are helping global fans learn Korean with their newest endeavor Learn Korean with BTS, coming March 24! Repeating expressions used by BTS members, fans naturally learn how to speak and understand Korean. The first three episodes are already out on Weverse while the rest of the episodes, with 30 in total, will release one by one every Monday at 9 PM KST. The project, called "Learn Korean With BTS", was announced by BTS's label Big Hit Entertainment.

In addition, 37.8 percent of the respondents said Korean pop culture is the most common way to learn about South Korea followed by economy, 16.8 percent; security, 13.9 percent; cultural heritage, 10.5 percent; and sports, 8.3 percent.

Yes, the series is completely free- and for those who know, BTS have always loved putting out content to keep their fans happy to up to date, so this is just the latest idea from them and we're loving it.

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