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[Ask Hyojin] Smartphone applications in Korea

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Do you use a smartphone? In Korea, you can see many people on their smartphones on the street, in the bus, in the subway, etc. While different people use different types of smartphone applications, there are several very common apps that many Korean people use. In this episode of Ask Hyojin, joined by Ben, Hyojin talks about some of the most widely-used smartphone applications in Korea. Enjoy!

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[Ask Hyojin] Country names in Korean

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Do you know how to spell and read your country’s name in Korean? Sometimes it is completely different from the original pronunciation in your own language or in English, and sometimes it is almost the same as the English name, but with Korean pronunciation. In this Ask Hyojin episode, Hyojin and Ben tell you how to read and spell some country names in Korean.

You can click HERE to see the list of all the country names in Korean if your country hasn’t been mentioned in the video 🙂

List of country names in Korean

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[Ask Hyojin] How much Konglish do you understand?

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How familiar are you with Konglish? A lot of Korean learners often find it difficult to spell or understand Konglish words.  However, when you learn Korean,  sometimes you hear some broken English expressions commonly used in Korean, or a foreign word pronounced like a Korean word. So, in this Ask Hyojin episode, Hyojin and Ben introduces some commonly used Konglish words and show you how to spell them as well.

Enjoy the video:D

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[Ask Hyojin] Korean Slang Words (Part 2/2)

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How familiar are you with Korean slang words? While using too much slang can make you sound a bit too informal, knowing some Korean slang can come in handy when watching Korean dramas or talking to younger Korean friends. We have selected for you 20 different Korean slang, most of which are shortened words that are widely used these days. In this episode of Ask Hyojin, Hoyjin and Hyunwoo will not only explain what each word means, but also tell you how often they personally use them in their daily lives. This video is part 2 of the Korean Slang Words video. Thanks for watching! You can click here to go watch part 1🙂

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[Ask Hyojin] Korean Slang Words (Part 1/2)

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How familiar are you with Korean slang words? While using too much slang can make you sound a bit too informal, knowing some Korean slang can come in handy when watching Korean dramas or talking to younger Korean friends. We have selected for you 20 different Korean slang, most of which are shortened words that are widely used these days. In this episode of Ask Hyojin, Hoyjin and Hyunwoo will not only explain what each word means, but also tell you how often they personally use them in their daily lives. This video is part 1 of the Korean Slang Words video. Stay tuned for Part 2 🙂

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[Ask Hyojin] How to address strangers in Korean

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In our last Ask Hyojin video, we talked about how to address someone you know. (Watch the “How to Address Your Friends / Acquaintances in Korean” video)
In this video, we continue to talk about how to address or call people in Korean but this time we talk about how to address strangers.
Again, Hyunwoo joined to explain the topic with Hyojin.

If you haven’t watched the previous video or want to brush up before you learn new titles, please click HERE

After watching this video, you will now know how to sound more polite and natural when addressing not only your friends but also anyone on the street or in any other places!
Enjoy! ^^

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[Ask Hyojin] How to address your friends in Korean

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Want to sound more fluent in Korean? The trick is, if you know how to address people properly, your Korean will sound not only much more fluent but also more polite as well than just calling or addressing people by their names.

In this episode of Ask Hyojin, Hyunwoo and Hyojin explain how to address people in Korean.

Since there are many different ways to address people depending on the age difference between you and them, their gender, and/or how close you two are, we separated this video into two parts. In the first part, we are going to explain how to address your friends or someone you know in Korean. In the second part of the video, we will be introducing some terms that you can use to address strangers.

Click on the link below to see the second video about how to address strangers in Korean!
http://tinyurl.com/mobkr7l

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