안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. In your country, when people get married, who prepares the house for the married couple? Is it the couple themselves, or is it the parents that pay for it? In one of today’s News In Korean articles, we introduce how it differs from country to country. You can listen to the sample news article at normal speed here and also subscribe on our website to receive regular news updates along with translation and vocabulary list! http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean
Let’s describe another picture together in Korean! Thanks for all the great feedback about the format change in the last lesson. We are happy that you find this new format more useful. In this lesson, as well, we are going to introduce 5 relatively easy words and 5 difficult words, and then introduce 3 things that are happening in this photo and describe them in 3 different ways each. Wow. That’s going to be a LOT of Korean knowledge. Let’s get started right away!
It’s finally time for another International Cover video! This time, the song we will sing together is “헤어지지 못하는 여자, 떠나가지 못하는 남자” by 리쌍. You can watch the original music video here: http://goo.gl/CeyGBg
You probably will not be able to find how to say “friend request” in the English-Korean dictionary as well as other Facebook related phrases. In this video, teacher Kyung-hwa explains not only how they are written on the Facebook page, but also how Korean people usually say it in everyday situations. Enjoy!
Have you ever wondered why so many Korean middle-aged men and women wear the same hiking gear in the subway? Have you also noticed that the hiking fashion that they were is usually very expensive? In this episode of TTMIK Culture Ramblings, Stephanie and Hyunwoo talk about what seems to have become a part of the modern-day Korean culture now among middle-aged people – hiking gear.
We have finally published another edition of Slang Expressions in Korean! In Volume 2, you can learn 30 more really useful Korean slang expressions that young Korean speakers use all the time. Here’s a sample audio track for you!
In your opinion, how old should someone be to be safely considered an “ajumma”? Or does someone’s age NOT matter as much as the way in which someone behaves in making them an ajumma? Most women in their 30s or 40s will not want to be called an ajumma. That’s for sure. In this episode of TTMIK Culture Ramblings, Stephanie and Hyunwoo talked about the term ajumma and what they think are some characteristics of ajummas. 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!
We’ve changed the format of this video lesson series to accommodate a more diverse level of Korean learners! In this week’s Describe This Picture lesson, Hyunwoo Sun describes a photo of a street using 3 main things that are happening in the picture. Learn some new Korean words and sentence structures by watching this video!
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 …