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5 Kpop idols with absolutely incredible English skills (ft. RM, Jennie, ect)

As K-Pop starts to globalize, English has become a must-have skill among idols. Let’s take a look at how K-Pop idols are adapting to this need.

Aside from performance abilities, foreign language skills help idols distinguish out in the Kpop industry. This ability is critical for Kpop idols when attending overseas events. The English proficiency of some K-pop idols surprised many people.

 Jennie and RM have impressive English skills
Jennie and RM have impressive English skills

Jennie (BLACKPINK)

Jennie spent a long time studying in New Zealand before returning to Korea to join YG. As a result, it’s not unexpected that the female idol’s English skills are comparable to that of a native speaker. She is self-assured when speaking in this language.

Jennie and Rosé frequently get the most screen time in interviews and TV shows featuring foreign aspects because their foreign language ability is better than their bandmates.

With good English ability, Jennie always does well in international events.
With good English ability, Jennie always does well in international events.

RM (BTS)

Many people admire RM‘s musical talent and knowledge. The male idol has an IQ of 148, which is exceptionally high. He learned English by watching the popular sitcom Friends. BTS‘s leader took an unexpected choice to retake the Toeic exam after ten years and received a score of 915 points, which was nearly perfect.

In September 2018, RM received many praises for his impressive English speech at the United Nations. In a confident and energetic attitude, the male idol delivered his message fluently.

RM made fans proud with his inspirational speech at the United Nations headquarters.
RM made fans proud with his inspirational speech at the United Nations headquarters.

BM (KARD)

Coming from Los Angeles, California, English is BM‘s first language.  The male idol returned to Korea in 2011 and participated in the K-pop Star show.

BM has gotten a lot of attention from the public since his debut. The male idol is usually in charge of making speeches when KARD participates in international events. He’s also highly active on social media, interacting with followers all over the world.

The male idol has an extremely impressive ability to communicate in English.
The male idol has an extremely impressive ability to communicate in English.

CL

The 2NE1 leader studied at an international school since she was very young, which is why she was influenced by English through her daily life. Born in Korea, but the idol has had some quite some time living in Japan and France. Due to such circumstances, CL’s foreign language skill is amazing as she can speak many different languages fluently.

During many international events, CL is always confident to start a conversation with English-speaking foreigners. Aside from that, her free and sexy fashion choices are impressive to her fans as well every time she appears at such events.

Communicating at international events is not a big deal to CL.
Communicating at international events is not a big deal to CL.

Ailee

Like her colleague BM, Ailee is Korean-American, so English is already her native language.  Not surprisingly, the female idol can communicate very naturally and fluently in this language.

Possessing a powerful voice and excellent performance skills, Ailee is likened to the Korean version of Beyoncé.  The female idol’s songs are still loved by the audience to this day.

Ailee is the ideal model for many juniors since she can sing well, is attractive, and can speak effectively in English.
Ailee is the ideal model for many juniors since she can sing well, is attractive, and can speak effectively in English.

English proficiency attests to K-pop idols’ incredible talent. Many idols can even communicate in multiple languages. Many followers have been inspired by their communication skills in a foreign language and their hard-working spirit.

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