Korean also does not have any of the gender, number agreements or articles that plague learners of European languages such as French Korean is considered by some linguists to belong to the Altaic language family.This would mean that Korean is related to Turkish, Mongolian and Manchu in Northeast China.But that's not the fun stuff to visit on Memory Lane.Modern culture still has a fascination with the fads, crazes and pop sensations from the age when the whole family sat down for dinner every night and a car with fins could get you a date.
Even the oldest machines, if they've been cared for, still sew wonderfully.
Some vanished with the coming of the 1960s, while others are still well-known today.
See how many you know, but don't get too excited -- nice boys and girls never do.
However, in terms of grammar, Korean is closest to Japanese, although the genetic link between the two languages is unclear.
In terms of vocabulary, Korean also shares a lot of words of Chinese origin.
Such chance similarities lead early Christian missionaries visiting the Korean peninsula to conclude that the language must be related to English!