Talking about Korean, we should all learn how to write and read. if you are a newbie like me, check out these sites. You are welcome to contribute with more sites and tips as well! Make this our official thread about the writing system of Korea.
Hangul on the computer:
If you want to be able to type hangul on the computer, beware. You have to learn an entirely new layout!
Here is a picture of the layout: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_l ... _Korean.29
How to type in korean on Windows XP:
Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options -> Languages
Be sure that "Install file f or East Asian languages" is checked under "Supplemental language support." You'll need your Windows XP CD for this. Once you've clicked apply your computer are going to install the necessary files for the East Asian language support. If you don't have a CD-ROM you CANNOT do this.
Once you've finished, be sure you've got the language bar appearing on the screen. If not, right click on the task bar, choose toolbars -> Language bar.
Now click on the down arrow on the language bar and choose settings. Click add and choose input language. Click OK, and OK again, and you are now able to choose korean from the drop down list.