South Korea’s hit movie, ‘Squid Game’ has spurred global interest in learning Korea

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According to Reuters, interest in learning Korean language has dramatically increased since the release of recent Netflix’s hit Show, ‘Squid Game’.

Tutoring services reported a growing number people obsessed with Korean culture, from language, entertainment to beauty products.

‘Squid Game’, a thriller movie which centers on a contest where 456 players, drawn from different walks of life but each deeply in debt, play a set of children’s games with deadly penalties for losing for the chance to win 45.6 billion won ($38.19 million), is a said to have spurred both beginners and existing students hoping to improve their skills in the Korean Language.

“Duolingo reported a 76% rise in new users signing up to learn Korean in Britain and 40% in the United States over the two weeks following the show’s premiere,” Reuters.

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