This is because they regard that English as a one of the keys to succeed. This not withstanding, it is not easy for Koreans to learn English as a second language. The question therefore becomes, ‘why do Koreans have a difficulty in learning English?’ The reason is that there are several differences between Korean and English. The purpose of this transcript is therefore to explain how the two languages differ in phonetics, syntactic and pragmatics. In conclusion, the differences between Korean and English have been explained. It has been established that even though Korean and English have vast differences, it is not possible to point out which of the languages is better in the world. Instead of evaluating superiority, if people try to understand and respect other languages and cultures, people can make a great stride forward in the globalization of the world. Editing Differences between Korean and English “Language is reflected in one’s ethnic." It means that people can realize the culture, history and characteristics of an the ethnic group through its language.