Let’s Sing in Korean Together! – 7th International Cover Announcement

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

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How Do You Say “Friend Request” In Korean?

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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!

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Hiking Gear – TTMIK Culture Ramblings

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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.

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Slang Expressions in Korean – Vol. 2

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!

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Ajumma – TTMIK Culture Ramblings

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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!

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