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Read Delete: Which Languages Are College Students Learning More Of?

According to the U.S. Modern Language Association, a record number of college students are learning more Korean than any other language, with attributes to the tidal wave of popularity in Korean pop music and culture. While the Korean culture is spreading like wildfire across college campuses in the U.S., it doesn’t stop there. The Korean government has increased its language institutes around the world from 13 branches in 2007 to 172 in 2019. Additionally, there were 250,000 registered Korean test-takers in 2018, which is a significant increase from only 2,200 registered test-takers in 1997. Which language will be next on the rise?

Source: Statista

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