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6 Korean Stars Who Knew How to Speak English

By Mirachelle Joya | August 05, 2019 05:26 AM EDT

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It is understandable if Koreans are not fluent in English because it is not their native language. It is a pleasant surprise that some Korean stars really speak English well.  Here is the list of Korean stars who are good English speakers.

  1. Choi Woo Shik

You will be amazed at how good Choi Woo Shik converse in the English language. When Choi Woo Shik was in grade 6, their whole family moved in Vancouver, Canada. He continued his studies in Canada. They moved back to Korea when he was 21 years old, to pursue his acting career. Choi Woo Shik said that he was very comfortable speaking in English in high school, but now he is more comfortable with the Korean language. 

2. Park Min Young 

Park Min Young never got a chance to showcase her English skills in her K-dramas that is why many of us didn't know she could speak English. Park Min Young learned the English language in high school and was an exchange student overseas. Her English name is Rachel. Follow Park Min Young on Instagram to learn more from her English skills. 

3. Han Ye Seul

Do you know that Han Ye Seul's first language is English? She can speak Korean flawlessly too. Han Ye Seul's English name is Leslie. She was born in Los Angeles. She studied there and graduated from college in the United States. Then she moved to Korea to pursue her career in modeling. 

4. Lee Seo Jin

Lee Seo Jin was able to showcase his English speaking skills several times in various variety shows throughout the years. He even helped grandpas find their way and showed them tourist spots on "Grandpas Over Flowers". He also taught English to many people on the show "Talents for Sale". Lee Seo Jin learned the English language when he studied in the U.S. He even graduated from New York University with a degree in business.

5. Kim Ji Suk 

Kim Ji Suk is known for being funny and his comedic vibes. What we don't know about him is being an intelligent person. Kim Ji Suk attended school in England for middle school and high school. That is why he is very good at English. Do you know that he has a degree in teaching English and German? 

6. Ahn Hyo Seop

Ahn Hyo Seop surprised us when he showed his English abilities on "Flower Boy Romance". He is a Canadian and learned English when his family immigrated to Toronto, Canada. He got back to Korea to make his dream of becoming a Korean celebrity come true.


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