Popular Names in Korea

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All of us at one point or another would have experienced this in school – people in the same class who have the same name.

In elementary school, there were three girls in my class that had the same name, and two of them even had the same surname! As a result, my teacher and our class had to come up with nicknames in order to differentiate between them.

Recently, Hyojin stumbled upon this news article on the Internet (http://smarturl.it/rrpqip) that analysed the most popular baby names in Korea in the past few decades. As we found the article to be an interesting read, we wanted to share it with all of you!

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Translation Challenge – 강아지와 산책하세요

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Photo Vocabulary – 폰 케이스

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Learn new Korean vocabulary words from everyday photos taken in Korea! Here, we are looking at a photo of phone cases. You can listen to the free audio lesson below using the audio player embedded in this post, download the free mp3 file here, download the free PDF here, or view the PDF online right here.

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Iyagi #148 / 초등학교 / Elementary School

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How long has it passed since you graduated from elementary school? Do you remember a lot of things from your elementary school days? In this episode of Iyagi, Hyojin and Kyung-hwa talked about elementary school. Listen in, compare elementary school life in Korea with what you experienced in your country, and let us know!

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Book Intro – Survival Korean

Make your stay in Korea much easier and enjoy it to the fullest with Survival Korean! We picked most essential Korean phrases you need to know while traveling or living in Korea, and divided them into 20 different situations, which comes with detailed explanations about the phrase itself AND fun and useful information about the situation where the phrases are used in.

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