News In Korean – March 20, 2015 (Sample)

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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

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How Do You Say “Can I make an appointment?” In Korean?

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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! 😉

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Coffee Culture in Korea – TTMIK Culture Ramblings

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One thing you will notice when you visit Korea is that there are coffee shops everywhere. According to a recent survey, Koreans consume coffee more frequently than rice. Where does this come from? Why are there so many coffee shops and why do Koreans always meet people at a cafe? In this episode of TTMIK Culture Ramblings, Stephanie and Hyunwoo talk about coffee culture in Korea.

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Catch The Wave – 아까 음식 주문했는데 아직 안 왔어요 + 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 January 30, 2015. Enjoy!

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News In Korean –March 17, 2015 (Sample)

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They say eating an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but according to an article introduced in today’s News In Korean, there are certain times during the day when eating an apple is good for your health. You can listen to today’s sample article read for you by Kyung-hwa Sun. Thank you!

News In Korean is a monthly subscription service that delivers 6 short news articles each week, each of them recorded at three different speeds, complete with transcripts, translations and vocabulary lists.

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News In Korean –March 13, 2015 (Sample)

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It is said that there will be eyes staring at you whenver you go across the road. Don’t worry they are not from stalkers. 🙂 Seoul Metropolitan City government will paint eyes on the road surface to draw attention of pedestrians and call attention to safety. We have an article prepared for you in Korean, ready for you Kyung-hwa Sun.

News In Korean is a monthly subscription service that delivers 6 short news articles each week, each of them recorded at three different speeds, complete with transcripts, translations and vocabulary lists.

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Monthly K-Pop Words: January 2015 (Introduction)

When you listen to Korean music, you will find that there are many words and expressions that are constantly repeated in the lyrics. In the January 2015 edition of Monthly K-Pop Words, we have analyzed 35 hit songs that were released in the month of January, 2015 and selected more than 200 words that are worth learning. Each word is pronounced clearly for you in the audio program and followed by a sample phrase that the word is likely to be used in.

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Weather in Korea – TTMIK Culture Ramblings

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We often get questions from people about when is the best and worst season to visit Korea. While there is no “bad” time to visit Korea, we do recommend that you visit Korea either during Spring or Autumn, because you have the mildest weather during those seasons. But these days Spring and Autumn seem to be becoming shorter and shorter, leaving us with longer Summer and Winter year after year. What is the weather like in general where you live? In this episode of TTMIK Culture Ramblings, Stephanie and Hyunwoo talk about how Koreans react to and cope with various seasons.

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News In Korean –March 10, 2015 (Sample)

안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다. Do you mind eating by yourself in a restaurant or does it not bother you? In Korea, some university students reportedly look for “meal mates”, with whom they can eat together in order to feel less lonely and make new friends. We have an article prepared for you in Korean, ready for you Kyung-hwa Sun.

News In Korean is a monthly subscription service that delivers 6 short news articles each week, each of them recorded at three different speeds, complete with transcripts, translations and vocabulary lists.

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