Shows

Catch The Wave / June 12th, 2015

Catch The Wave is a radio show that airs on Arirang Radio every day at 6PM KST, featuring many guests including Hyunwoo. On Fridays, Hyunwoo joins Adrien Lee, the host of the show, for the second half of the show at 7PM to introduce a useful Korean survival phrases, introduce a Korean song through its lyrics, play an audio clip sent in by a listener (which can be you!) and also answer some questions in real time. You can listen to the live shows as well as the recorded shows at http://arirangradio.com/catchthewave or watch recorded videos a couple week after each episode has been aired. This video is the recording of the show that aired on June 12, 2015. Enjoy!

Kiss or Poop? – Fun Language Differences

Do you speak Spanish? If so, you might be surprised when you hear Korean moms saying “caca” and “popo” to their children because of their meanings in Spanish. 까까 means snacks for kids and 뽀뽀 means a kiss, so, naturally, you can hear those words used a lot between parents and kids. Have you had any similar experiences before where you thought you had heard something funny because of similar pronunciations between Korean words and words in your language? Let us know in the comments!

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Catch The Wave / June 5th, 2015

Catch The Wave is a radio show that airs on Arirang Radio every day at 6PM KST, featuring many guests including Hyunwoo. On Fridays, Hyunwoo joins Adrien Lee, the host of the show, for the second half of the show at 7PM to introduce a useful Korean survival phrases, introduce a Korean song through its lyrics, play an audio clip sent in by a listener (which can be you!) and also answer some questions in real time. You can listen to the live shows as well as the recorded shows at http://arirangradio.com/catchthewave or watch recorded videos a couple week after each episode has been aired. This video is the recording of the show that aired on June 5, 2015. Enjoy!

Catch The Wave – 버스를 잘못 탔어요 + K-Pop Lyrics

Catch The Wave is a radio show that airs on Arirang Radio every day at 6PM KST, featuring many guests including Hyunwoo. On Fridays, Hyunwoo joins Adrien Lee, the host of the show, for the second half of the show at 7PM to introduce a useful Korean survival phrases, introduce a Korean song through its lyrics, play an audio clip sent in by a listener (which can be you!) and also answer some questions in real time. You can listen to the live shows as well as the recorded shows at http://arirangradio.com/catchthewave or watch recorded videos a couple week after each episode has been aired. This video is the recording of the show that aired on May 29, 2015. Enjoy!

Laughter Sounds in Korean

How do you laugh? And how do you write that laughter in your language? There are dozens of words that describe the sounds of people laughing, and we introduce some of the most commonly used ones in this video. Please remember that people DO NOT actually make the same sounds as the words when they laugh, but they are just representations of the sounds in written form, in comic books and in TV show subtitles, etc.

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Hello Kyeong-eun! – Live Korean Q&A (June 15, 2015)

This is an edited highlights video from the Live Korean Q&A session broadcast earlier today. The original broadcast was over an hour long, so we trimmed it down to just 8 minutes. We plan to do these live Q&A sessions as often as we can, and we will announce the schedule for the week on our website. We answer questions from the comments posted on YouTube during the live chat, comments on our website, on Twitter as well as through the language exchange app Hello Talk. (Download the app at http://hellotalk.com and add Hyunwoo with his ID “ever4one”.)

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