Large Sticks for Punishment – Jooyeon – TTMIK Story Time

Do you watch Korean history dramas? If you do, you might have seen people using 곤장 (large sticks for flogging criminals). In today’s TTMIK Story Time, Jooyeon went to a folk village to show you around the place! Watch this video to see how much you understand, and if you want to study with our detailed video lesson and e-books, you can subscribe for regular updates at http://talktomeinkorean.com/storytime : )

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Korean Immersion Tour Review by Students

안녕하세요! Happy Saturday! We hope you are having a great weekend : ) Here are some reviews from the participants for the Korean Immersion Tour done by Kyeong-eun this month. Korean Immersion Tour is an opportunity for you to have a more immersive experience of speaking in Korean while living in or visiting Seoul. You can find more upcoming sessions on our meet-up page.

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Birthday Presents – Kyeong-eun – TTMIK Story Time

What kind of 선물(presents) do you like to receive on your 생일(birthday)? In today’s TTMIK Story Time video, Kyeong-eun talks about the kind of presents that she likes to receive from friends on her birthday. Watch this video to see how much you understand, and if you want to study with our detailed video lesson and e-books, you can subscribe for regular updates at http://talktomeinkorean.com/storytime : )

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Catch The Wave – 버스를 잘못 탔어요 + 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 May 29, 2015. Enjoy!

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News In Korean – June 16, 2015 (Sample)

It’s time again to upgrade your Korean skills with news articles! If you could set a world record, what would it be? A woman in the USA decided to cross the Pacific Ocean by rowing a boat! Find out what kind of challenge is waiting for her through one of the articles in today’s News In Korean post. You can listen to a sample audio recording right here and sign up to receive regular updates at talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean : )

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Laughter Sounds in Korean

How do you laugh? And how do you write that laughter in your language? There are dozens of words that describe the sounds of people laughing, and we introduce some of the most commonly used ones in this video. Please remember that people DO NOT actually make the same sounds as the words when they laugh, but they are just representations of the sounds in written form, in comic books and in TV show subtitles, etc.

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Hello Kyeong-eun! – Live Korean Q&A (June 15, 2015)

This is an edited highlights video from the Live Korean Q&A session broadcast earlier today. The original broadcast was over an hour long, so we trimmed it down to just 8 minutes. We plan to do these live Q&A sessions as often as we can, and we will announce the schedule for the week on our website. We answer questions from the comments posted on YouTube during the live chat, comments on our website, on Twitter as well as through the language exchange app Hello Talk. (Download the app at http://hellotalk.com and add Hyunwoo with his ID “ever4one”.)

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Game Arcades – Seokjin – TTMIK Story Time

Do you like video games? A lot of people play games on their mobile devices these days, buy a couple of decades ago, game arcades were very popular. In today’s Story Time, Seokjin talks about his memories from his childhood about video game arcades. Watch this video to see how much you understand, and if you want to study with our detailed video lesson and e-books, you can subscribe for regular updates at http://talktomeinkorean.com/storytime : )

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