Duolingo, a well-liked language-learning platform, has launched its annual language report for the yr 2021 revealing the shift within the language-learning patterns within the nation. As per the report, Korean is the fastest-growing language in India and folks between the age group of 17 and a pair of, are extra involved in studying Korean. The discharge of Squid Video games and curiosity in Korean pop music (Okay-pop) has lifted the recognition of Korean amongst youth, notes the report. The corporate has additionally chosen ‘I am mentally exhausted’ because the ‘Most 2021 Phrase’.
In line with Duolingo Language Report 2021 (India), English is the preferred language being discovered within the nation, adopted by Hindi, French, Spanish, and Korean within the prime 5 positions. In line with the report, Indian millennials and Gen-Z — particularly individuals between the ages of 17 and 25 — influenced by Squid Video games and Okay-pop are answerable for the rise of Korean language studying in India.
In a survey carried out by Duolingo, greater than 56 p.c of respondents mentioned that they have been influenced to be taught a brand new language by pop-culture trendsetters together with motion pictures, OTT reveals, and Internet collection.
A complete of 1,013 individuals aged between 18 and 50 years from Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Pune, Ahmedabad, and Lucknow took half in Duolingo’s survey.
English, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese are the preferred languages in Duolingo globally. Korean is the quickest rising language in Brazil, France, Germany, and Mexico as properly. Globally, Korean is the seventh most-popular language to review throughout the globe.
Skilled and private progress are the most important causes for Indians to be taught a brand new language, notes Duolingo. Curiosity in a distinct tradition, staying related with the group, and pursuing a brand new pastime are the opposite listed causes by the individuals. Additionally, digital studying is essentially the most most popular medium of studying by most aspirants.
Moreover, to point the tone and really feel of the yr, the language studying platform has chosen ‘I am mentally exhausted’ because the ‘Most 2021 Phrase’.