How Do You Say “Do you mind if I speak to you in Korean?” In Korean?

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Have you ever wanted to speak to someone in Korean but you did not quite know how to ask that politely because you felt like the other person wanted to speak in English or another language? Well, you can at least try letting the other person know that you are interested in speaking in Korean, and to do that, you need to know how to say “Do you mind if I speak to you in Korean?”

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Street Korean Episode 1 – Hongdae (홍대) – Words You See on the Streets

Welcome to our new series Street Korean! Even after studying a lot of Korean, when you finally arrive in Korea and walk around, you will notice a lot of words and expressions that you have NEVER learned before – and that’s not your fault. There is always a limit to what textbooks and most language courses can teach you especially when it comes to what you can see out in the streets – signs, product names, advertisements, etc.. So we are presenting to you this new series, Street Korean, featuring Jina Kim and Terris Brown. In the first episode, they went to 홍대 (Hongdae).

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Learn Korean Words with K-Pop – 썸(Some) – Junggigo and Soyu from SISTAR ft. Lil Boi of Geeks

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Hello everyone! How has your day been?

The song for today’s lesson in learning Korean words from K-pop is…썸(Some) by Junggigo and Soyu from girl group SISTAR, featuring Lil Boi from Geeks!

The song was a big hit in Korea when it was released, and I heard it playing on the streets almost everywhere I went in Seoul during the period that it was promoted – it was THAT popular. 

The word ‘썸’ is used colloquially to describe the complicated love relations between a man and a woman. ‘썸’ is a shortened form of ‘썸씽’(something), which kind of describes the vague and murky relationship between a man and a woman that are NOT a couple, but seem to be slightly more than friends.

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University Festivals in Korea

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Picture this – sitting along a street, eating and drinking in a tent using a cardboard box as a table. The air is thick with the sound of merriment and the smell of hot, freshly made street food. Behind you, many others are also gathered around cardboard boxes, talking and laughing with their friends.

This is a typical university school festival in Korea, also known as ‘대동제’ (Daedongjae).

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International Cover #5 Announcement

Do you like listening to Korean songs? Good! Do you also like to sing Korean songs? Even better! We have another International Cover collaboration coming up soon. We have made four videos in this series so far and every time we do this, more and more people participate so it is becoming more fun each time! The song we have chosen this time is 혼자가 아닌 나 by 서영은.

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K-Word Showdown: Differences between similar Korean words

We are very happy to introduce K-Word Showdown to you all! It is our brand-new audio program that is designed to help you understand the subtle yet important differences between similar or related Korean words and expressions. We have received a lot of questions about the differences between word pairs like 지금/이제, 그립다/보고 싶다, 지루해요/심심해요, and 피곤해요/힘들어요. So we have compiled 30 such pairs of words that can be used incorrectly if you do not fully understand the differences.

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How Do You Say “I like your shirt” In Korean?

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How would you say “I like your shirt” in Korean? Teacher 경화(Kyung-hwa) is going to explain it in detail in this video. Enjoy!

In this video series, “How Do You Say This In Korean,” we choose one of your questions about how to say certain things in Korean and let you know not only how to say it, but also how the sentence is formed.

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