Hangul for the Waygookin

This mobile app proposes a unique way for native English speakers to learn Hangul (Korean). The waygookin (foreigner) can learn the Korean alphabet, basic pronunciation, and how to read by practicing the Korean terms derived from English. Users experience the 4 essential skills of language learning by reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

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The Logo

HW logo
The H & W that form the logo emulate the letterforms in the Korean alphabet. The color palette of the interface provides a tranquilizing entrance for users as they begin learning.

Supplementary Tool

I designed this supplementary learning tool for users to print, assemble, and practice some of the terms from the app. It covers the 10 basic vowels and 14 basic consonants of Korean. Here is a demo video of the tool (music by BIGBANG):


terms and illustrations covered by the supplementary tool