How NOT To Say “Please” in Korean


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[Ask Hyojin] Shorthand Texting in Korean

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When texting, people tend to shorten words to make the message shorter and/or to type faster. In Korean, too, people use lots of ‘shorthand’ Korean when texting. In this Ask Hyojin Episode, Hyunwoo, Keith and Hyojin go over some widely used shorthand Korean phrases and talk about how they are used, and how people feel about them. Enjoy!

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Catch The Wave / 머리에 피도 안 마르다, 귀차니즘

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Every Friday at 6 PM (KST), you can listen to Hyunwoo and Adrien LIVE on the radio at ArirangRadio.com/CatchTheWave to learn new Korean expressions and listen to fun recordings sent in by listeners of both Catch The Wave and TalkToMeInKorean around the world.
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TTMIK Level 9 Lesson 6 / Advanced Idiomatic Expressions – 발 (foot)

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Let’s talk more about the use of the word 발 (foot) in Korean idioms. When you study with this series, you will learn many idiomatic expressions that are based on a certain Korean word that is used in everyday Korean conversation. In order to fully understand and use the expressions introduced in this series, it is essential that you understand the grammatical structure of the sentence and check out any previous related TTMIK lessons so you can grasp the full meaning of these idioms.

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Learn Korean Words with K-Pop – 남자 없이 잘 살아 by miss A

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Hi, everyone! It’s time for another edition of “Learn Korean with K-pop”! Are you ready? 시작할까요? (Shall we start?)

I’ve chosen two phrases from miss A’s “남자 없이 잘 살아” (I Don’t Need a Man) since it’s really catchy and a fun song. The title itself literally translates to “I can live well without a man”, but Fei, Suzy, Jia, and Min couldn’t possibly live well without their male fans, right? If you’re a man, don’t turn away just yet! You can still enjoy the song and this lesson even if you’re a guy~! :D

But, I digress. If you haven’t heard the song before, check out the full MV below:

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