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Learn about Korean culture, from language to etiquette.

Our Culture section brings you vital information about the people of the Korean peninsula.

Read a quick guide that will help you read and speak Korean in no time. You’ll also learn a few cultural dos and don’ts, national holidays, and a history of Hangul.

Learn to read and write Hangul.

Learn how to read and write Hangul in a few simple steps.

A history of Korea’s writing system.

Read about the history of Korea’s writing system.

How to be polite in Korea.

Pick up tips on Korean politeness. Learn dos and don’ts.

A guide to Korea’s holidays.

A guide to Korea’s holidays and tips about travel.