Way Koreans Confuse Me #47

Way Koreans Confuse Me #47:
Koreans will go on about how their alphabet is scientific and so easy even idiots can read. In the next breath they’ll brag about how difficult learning to speak Korean is. (Grant both points.)

So why, after chatting away for seven minutes in Korean, joking around in Korean, getting offered a job in Korean, is said Korean shocked when White Girl can read said Korean’s name written in…Korean?