Korean is spoken by about 77 million people which is the official language of both North Korea and South Korea. It is considered to be an easy language to learn when compared to other foreign languages.
Let’s see how easy is it to learn Korean for Indians.
When compared to the people who speak languages such as English or French or Arabic, Indians might have an advantage in learning Korean easily. If you try to understand long hour videos without subtitles, then you can hold basic conversations with Korean friends and purely from watching videos you can achieve this. Koreans actually have a lot of things in common in terms of sentence structure, grammar etc.
It will be easy to relate Korean with other languages and understand the words, also the pronunciation as well as other Indian languages. It is actually pronounced with certain rules that are not a lot and are easy to memorise. So do not be afraid and once you get over the starting barrier of not learning you will start to pick up words and sentences faster and you will have a lot of fun!
For south Indians it is considerably better, they have the same meaning and pronunciations in Korean!. If you already know the south Indian language structure the Korean alphabet, grammar and tonality will be easy. You can learn only the words and start placing them in the sentences. It is a simplified version of the south Indian language alphabet
The sentence structure of Korean, Hindi and most other Indian languages is the same and this is not the same in the case of English. Particles that are used in both Hindi and Korean are the same. Like- मे is a particle in Hindi, 에 is a particle in Korean. Pronunciation is much easier for Indians than English speakers as Sanskrit is considered the mother of languages. Korean languages have honorifics and different words for showing respect whereas English does not have it. when talking to elders we use to show respect, similarly, Koreans have it. Simply, you can make things easier by working hard in learning but you need to work hard.
Korean is easier to learn for Indians since Hindi is so similar in terms of Grammar structure and pronunciations of words. You can form Korean sentences with so much ease just because they can translate sentences in the SOV pattern which is there in Hindi too. With your further learning, u will understand many more similarities between the languages.
Start to learn with the small and catchy words and then start learning alphabets that will be easy to you. Have a diary with you and note down the words and start to read it. Watching Korean shows and dramas will help you to improve your pronunciation, read Korean phrases when it comes on screen and it’s really helpful.
You could join classes with Multibhashi to learn Korean where you will also get an idea about the language. Best of luck !!!!