Putting us to shame in multiple languages
20 Feb 2018 - 2:17 PM  UPDATED 26 Nov 2019 - 3:45 PM

Idols have a lot of skills and those include speaking different languages: after all, they often release music in multiple languages too. But some of them really blow our minds with their multilingual skills, and we want to know their secrets to language-learning success!


We already know he's a master of English and Korean, but he can also speak Japanese. (And sometimes some Chinese according to the video below).

GOT7's Jackson

Jackson is more than confident in Korean, English, Cantonese and Mandarin. And a lil bit of French too.


Amber's Taiwanese-American and so she can speak English and Mandarin fluently, as well as Korean.

GOT7's Mark 

He's quiet most of the time, but he can actually speak Korean, Chinese and English should the moment demand it!

GOT7's BamBam

GOT7 really have the languages covered: BamBam can speak English, Korean and Thai.

BlackPink's Lisa

She's a native Thai speaker, and she can also speak English, Japanese and Korean, the latter of which she taught herself through k-dramas!

2PM's Nichkhun

We want to know what the inside of Nichkhun's head sounds like because he has five languages in there: Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese and Thai!

EXID's Hani

Hani can speak Korean, English and Chinese, the last of which she learnt in 6 months!


At this point we should just call Henry a genius, he can speak SIX languages: Korean, English, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Cantonese and French!

2PM's Taecyeon

Taecyeon's skills in Spanish are so strong, he's even written songs in the language. He's also fluent in Korean, English and Japanese.


Having spent some of her childhood abroad, she's got Korean, English, Japanese and French covered.

Sandara Park

She's considered the link between Korea and the Phillipines, because she can speak Korean and Tagalog, as well as Chinese, Japanese and English!

SHINee's Key

Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese: Key really is an international wonder.

TWICE's Tzuyu

She can speak Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese - great for all those international versions of their songs!

NCT's Ten

Ten is of Chinese ethnicity and was born in Thailand, so he speaks fluent Thai, as well as English from his years at an international school. He learnt Korean as part of his idol training at SM and now as a WayV member he's been improving his Mandarin too!

Is this inspiring you to start learning a new language?

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