6000 Words – Learn Korean Language for Free
The layout of this free app is interesting. The dashboard is divided into three rows: the first row lists all the topics, the second row lists the subtopics, and third row lists the activities you can play. User can swipe left or right to see more.
Topics include food, shopping, eating out, study, work, transport, sport, leisure, environment, people, appearance, health, home and services. The subtopics for school, for instance, include school, maths, science, and college. It also includes study review of word user gets wrong. There are seven activities in the game section. If user does not read the Korean alphabet hangul, other than the vocabulary lesson, the only other game they can do is listen & choose. Other games require knowledge of hangul, such as write word, listen & write, choose word, find image, and match words.
Pros: Vocabulary lesson is very well presented, with image, native speaker audio, hangul, romanized hangul, English translation and speech recognition to check the accuracy of your pronunciation. Interesting interface with plenty of games will keep you entertained throughout the topics.
Cons: The app does not contain lesson on how to read and write hangul but most of the games require knowledge of hangul.