How many times do you think you say “OF” in English every day? Probably dozens of times if not hundreds. Because you use “of” so much, we thought a lesson on how to express “of” in Korean would come in handy for you! Read More …
안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. How many hours of sleep do you get every night? Some people think it is always better to get more sleep if they can, but the results from a research suggest that 8 hours of sleep is “too much”. What do you think about this? In today’s News In Korean article, you can study with this article as well as two other Korean articles recorded at three different speeds. If you want to receive regular updates, please visit http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean and subscribe!
How often do you write in Korean… in handwriting? Here is a little practice for you! Four people on the TTMIK team (Seokjin, Jooyeon, Hyunwoo and Kyung-hwa) wrote 좋은 하루 보내세요 [jo-eun ha-ru bo-nae-se-yo] in handwriting, which means “Have a nice day.” Can you write the same sentence and post your handwriting as a photo reply below? That’s today’s mission for you!
There are many different genres even within K-Pop. What type of Korean music do you like to listen to? In this episode of TTMIK Culture Ramblings, Stephanie and Hyunwoo talk about what kind of songs they like to listen to and which bands Hyunwoo used to listen to when he was younger. This is not a Korean language lesson, so just sit back and relax, join us in the conversation through comments!
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 January 30, 2015. Enjoy!
안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. Have you ever imagined how awesome it would be if your car could fly? Whenever you are stuck in traffic and can’t move fast, it would be great if you could make your car take off vertically and fly away while everybody watches you in jealousy, wouldn’t it? So far, it has only been the stuff of fantasy, but flying cars are reportedly in the making now, and that’s the topic of one of our articles in News In Korean. You can receive regular updates as well as translations and word lists at http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean : )
Many people have told us that they enjoyed the crossword puzzles included in the Monthly K-Pop Words: January 2015 edition, so we’ve decided to make some more for everybody who is studying Korean on our website! We are not sure how regularly we will be making these yet, but it will depend on how much you guys enjoy these crossword puzzles. Try solving this puzzle and please let us know if you would like us to make more of these!
When was the last time you had some fun times at the beach? In this week’s Describe This Picture lesson, Hyunwoo Sun describes a photo of a beach in 5 Korean sentences. Learn some new Korean words and sentence structures by watching this video!
안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. What do you think about parents letting their kids be run around and be loud in a restaurant or cafe? Acceptable because they are kids? Or unacceptable because they are infringing upon other customers’ rights? There are more and more businesses in Korea that do not allow kids to enter. We have a sample news article that you can listen to in today’s News In Korean post! You can get regular updates with translations at http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean
Surprisingly, we haven’t covered how to say “to make an appointment” in Korean in How Do You Say This In Korean series before. Well, it’s about time! This week, Kyung-hwa explains how to say “to make an appointment” in Korean, when to use it, and even how you can sound polite or formal. For those who want to study more than what she explained in the video, she put some extra information in the description box on YouTube, so please check that out if you would like to know what it is!