The Korean Alphabet: An Introduction to Hangeul

  • Created by Keum-hee Lee
  • Course Duration 17 hours
  • Price USD$Free
  • User Rating 4.6
  • Platform Coursera
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This course introduces Korean characters,'Hangeul', and provides high-level knowledge related to Hangeul. In this course, the background of 'Hangul' is created, who made the Hangeul, and according to what principle it is systematically explained.

Are you intrigued by the beauty of the Korean language and culture? Unlock the secrets of the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, through our expertly designed online course. Whether you’re a language enthusiast or someone eager to delve into Korean history, this course is your gateway to a fascinating journey. Join Keum-hee Lee, your dedicated instructor, and embark on a remarkable adventure into the heart of Hangeul.

Course Overview

In this dynamic course, you will gain a profound understanding of Hangeul – a system that carries not just linguistic significance, but also cultural and historical importance. Through engaging videos, enlightening readings, and thought-provoking quizzes, you’ll discover the intricacies of Hangeul, making it more than just letters; it’s a gateway to understanding Korean identity.

What You’ll Gain

By enrolling in our Hangeul Introduction course, you’ll:

  • Dive into the rich history of Hangeul’s creation and evolution.
  • Grasp the profound meaning Hangeul holds for Korean people, connecting you to the culture on a deeper level.
  • Develop the skill to fluently write Hangeul characters, laying the foundation for further language exploration.

Who This Course is For

This course is perfect for:

  • Language enthusiasts curious about the intricacies of writing systems.
  • Travelers planning a visit to Korea, seeking cultural understanding.
  • Learners interested in expanding their linguistic and cultural horizons.

Unveiling Hangeul: History and Significance

At the heart of this course lies the story of Hangeul’s origin. Discover the visionaries who brought this alphabet to life and how it revolutionized Korean communication. Delve into the historical context that shaped Hangeul, making it more than just letters on a page.

Crafting the Perfect Hangeul Characters

Writing Hangeul isn’t just about forming letters; it’s an art. Learn the stroke order, symmetry, and aesthetic principles that make Hangeul characters visually appealing and easy to remember. With practical examples and hands-on exercises, you’ll soon find yourself crafting Hangeul characters with confidence.

Exploring the Anecdotes: Hangeul and Korean Culture

Hangeul is more than just a writing system – it’s intertwined with Korean culture. Join us as we uncover fascinating anecdotes about Hangeul’s role in shaping Korean tourist destinations. Immerse yourself in the tales that make Hangeul an integral part of Korea’s identity.

Fluency Through Practice: Writing Hangeul

Theory meets practice in this module, where you’ll apply your knowledge through hands-on writing exercises. From basic strokes to complete words, you’ll gradually build the skill to write Hangeul characters fluently. Our interactive videos and quizzes ensure an engaging learning experience.

Why Choose Our Hangeul Introduction Course?

  1. Expert Guidance: Keum-hee Lee, our dedicated instructor, brings her expertise and passion to guide you through the world of Hangeul.
  2. Comprehensive Content: Immerse yourself in a curriculum that covers history, cultural insights, writing techniques, and practical exercises.
  3. Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, fitting lessons into your schedule with ease.
  4. Engaging Experience: Our blend of videos, readings, quizzes, and interactive exercises keeps you motivated and captivated.

Enroll Today and Embark on Your Hangeul Journey!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to unravel the mysteries of Hangeul. Enroll now and gain insights that will connect you to Korean culture in ways you never imagined. Whether you’re a beginner or someone seeking a deeper understanding, our Hangeul Introduction course welcomes you to explore, learn, and grow.


  1. Q: Is prior knowledge of the Korean language necessary? A: No, this course is designed for all levels, including beginners. You’ll start from the basics and progress at your own pace.
  2. Q: How long will it take to complete the course? A: On average, the course takes about 3 weeks, dedicating 5 hours a week. However, you can adjust the pace to fit your schedule.
  3. Q: Can I access the course content after completion? A: Yes, once you enroll, you’ll have unlimited access to the course materials, allowing you to revisit and reinforce your learning.
  4. Q: Is financial aid available for this course? A: Yes, financial aid options are available. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn and grow.
  5. Q: What makes Hangeul unique compared to other writing systems? A: Hangeul stands out for its deliberate creation to be logical, efficient, and culturally significant. Explore its distinct characteristics in our course.