The Perks of Learning Korean

Did you have a different experience before you started learning Korean than you did after you learned a few words and phrases? In our newest video, The Perks of Learning Korean ft. Ben Grady, Ben shares his story of visiting Seoul for the first time without knowing any Korean and how he dramatically improved his experience the next time he visited Seoul. Even if you have not traveled to Korea before, you can still enjoy this funny and cute story!

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Describe This Picture: Cloudy Sky and Ocean View Room

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Describe This Picture is a lesson series where you can learn new vocabulary words and expressions related to a photograph. Beginner-level learners can learn new words, and intermediate-level learners can pick up new ways to describe things!

Sample sentences describing this picture:

  1. 하늘에 구름이 많이 끼어 있어요.
  2. 해변에 파도가 부서지고 있어요.
  3. 바다에 배가 한 척 떠 있어요.
  4. 수평선 위로 섬이 하나 보여요.
  5. 호텔 객실에서 바다가 보여요.

Watch the video lesson below to learn what these sentences mean:

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How Do You Say “You cannot have it all” In Korean?

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In this episode of How Do You Say This In Korean?, we are going to take a look at how to say “You cannot have it all.” This expression can have a very broad meaning and the specific meaning can depend on the situation, but there is a phrase that you can say in Korean quite naturally. Watch the video lesson above to learn how to say that in Korean.

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International Cover #6 Announcement

It’s time to announce the song for our next upcoming International Cover! For the previous collaboration, we chose 서영은’s 혼자가 아닌 나 and all of you did a FANTASTIC job! Thank you once again. And for the 6th cover video that we make together, we have chosen a song by 이승철. Please watch the video above for more introduction about the song for the next video.

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Korean In Action

Korean In Action is a lesson package that will teach you the most essential words and expressions that you need to know to describe every actions in Korean. From the moment you wake up in the morning until you go to bed at night, and even while you are sleeping, you are constantly doing a lot of things, and Korean In Action will help you learn and remember the words for them.

[ Korean In Action lesson package = Audio Lessons (over 5 hours) + E-books + Over 60 Video Lessons ]

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Street Korean Episode 3 – Sinchon (신촌(2/2)) – Words You See on the Streets

Welcome to the 3rd episode of Street Korean! This is part 2/2 covering the Sinchon area in Seoul. 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..

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International Cover – 혼자가 아닌 나 by 서영은

We have our new International Cover video all edited and published now! Thank you so much everybody for participating. We hope the process of learning the lyrics and practicing singing the song was a helpful learning experience for you. We have not done this very regularly, and we probably won’t make it a very regular thing in the future, either, but we will at least try to do it more often than just once a year : ) We will post our announcement video for the next song soon, but in the meantime, sit back and enjoy the video!

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Learn Korean Words with K-Pop – 얼음들 (Melted) – Akdong Musician

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Hello everyone! I’m back with another post on learning Korean words from K-pop! :) 

Today’s lesson is based on the song ‘Melted’ by brother-sister duo, Akdong Musician. :)

‘Melted’ is the second title song released from their debut album, Play, and the Korean title (얼음들) directly translates to ‘ice’ in English.

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Street Korean Episode 2 – Sinchon (신촌(1/2)) – 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..

In this episode of Street Korean, Jina Kim and Terris Brown went to 신촌 (Sinchon).

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