More and more people want to learn Korean thanks to hit series Squid Game

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More and more people want to learn Korean thanks to hit series Squid Game

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Korean has grown in popularity in recent times. More and more people want to learn the language, thanks to the wildly popular Netflix series Squid Game. Language app Duolingo says that significantly more users want to learn Korean.

Worldwide, almost 8 million users of the app currently want to learn Korean. According to Duolingo, in some countries, including the United Kingdom, the number of people interested in the language has increased by 76 percent. In the United States this is an increase of at least 40 percent. No specific figures are known for the Netherlands. In total, about 77 million people speak Korean worldwide.

Korean fastest growing language

According to the app, Korean is the fastest growing language right now. Even before Squid Game came out, more and more people wanted to learn Korean. This is due to the popularity of K-pop and the film Parasite, which became the first non-English language film to win an Oscar. But due to the Squid Game series, there is currently an “unprecedented peak,” a Duoling spokesperson told The last news.

Squid Game is about a mysterious organization that persuades debtors to participate in a series of innocent children’s games. Participants have a chance to win 38 million dollars (about 33 million euros).

Squid Game unprecedented success

The series is an unprecedented success. In four weeks, more than 142 million people watched Netflix, a record number of viewers. In its home country of South Korea, the series is even so popular that internet provider SK Broadband sued Netflix. Because so many people watched the series, which resulted in a significant increase in network traffic, the provider was faced with additional costs. SK Broadband therefore demanded that Netflix contribute to those costs. The judge ruled that the provider was right. Netflix is ​​currently working with a team of lawyers on a solution to prevent users from being disadvantaged.

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