"No English Spoken" Language Barrier Tip by mccrorj

Language Barrier, Seoul: 8 reviews and 4 photos


I spent five days in Seoul and met about three people in the city able to communicate in English and two of them worked for the tourist office. I'm not complaining because my Korean is no better. I only mention it as a warning, most of us believe that somebody will be able to speak a little english. Don't travel to south korea operating under this mistaken belief you will be sadly disapointed. You have to be willing to learn a few key phrases and not be easily embarrased when people look blankly at you. Please don't let this put you off I had a wonderful time but I don't mind making a bit of prat of myself when it comes to language.

Address: Seoul

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  • Written Aug 12, 2006
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