EBS offers Free Korean Language Learning

Educational Broadcasting System (한국교육방송공사) or EBS is a South Korea educational television and radio network, similar to PBS in America.  EBS focuses on Korean culture, language education, and children’s programming.  EBS America broadcasts in the US.

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EBS Durian is a free website that teaches Korean language and culture.  Thank you to 김 선생님 who told me about EBS.  Login 로그인 and look for Durian link 두리안 or 다문화 and select English 영어.

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EBS also has mobile apps for your smart phone.

I selected the Aesop Fable “Wind and the Sun” and watched an animated video which taught me the moral of the story was kindness is more effective than strength.

표준한국어(KLS) – Korean as second language
다문화 – Multi-cultural

Courses offered range from beginner to advanced.  I watched “Romantic Korea:  Rice wine, becomes poems and smiles” which is a video program with both Korean and English subtitles.  Programs cover Korean food, travel, science, fairy tales, music, practical family matters like pregnancy and children’s education.

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Romantic Korea program – Advanced Korean Learning

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Sample of Sujan’s Easy Korean course – Beginner Level

 

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