Crossword Puzzle [Beginner Level] #2

Many of you liked our previous crossword puzzle, so here’s a new one! Crossword puzzles are a fun way to check your Korean vocabulary power and also learn some new words through the answers that you failed to get. Try solving this puzzle and tell us how well you did! We still don’t know how frequently or regularly we will be able to post these, but we will do our best to post them often, so please stay tuned!

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Headphones – Hyunwoo – TTMIK Story Time

When you listen to music or podcasts, do you like to use your headphones/earphones or do you like to listen to them on speakers? In today’s Story Time, Hyunwoo talks about why he almost always uses headphones and not earphones. 여러분은 휴대폰이나 컴퓨터로 음악을 듣거나 비디오를 볼 때, 스피커를 쓰세요? 아니면 이어폰이나 헤드폰을 쓰세요? 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 – 아무거나 괜찮아요 + 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 15, 2015. Enjoy!

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Introducing Jooyeon – Live Korean Q&A (June 2, 2015)

This is a recorded and edited highlights video from our Live Korean Q&A session today (June 2, 2015). The original broadcast was over an hour long, so we trimmed it down to 17 minutes. We plan to do these live Q&A sessions every week, and we will announce the schedule for the week here 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. (Add Hyunwoo on the app with his ID “ever4one”.)

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News In Korean – June 2, 2015 (Sample)

About a year ago, the Korean government implemented a law that prohibits publishers and bookstores from giving big discounts to book buyers. Some people thought this might positively affect book makers, but many people now feel that this is hurting the market. We talk about this topic in one of our articles as well as in our commentary for the news. 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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Live Korean Q&A with TTMIK (June 2, 2015 KST)

It’s been a while! We are going to re-start our weekly Live Korean Q&A sessions today, and we will try to do these at different hours every week so that we can accommodate people from various time zones. Please prepare your questions about the Korean language and just about anything in general related to Korea!

Live Korean Q&A on June 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM (GMT + 9)

한국이나 한국어에 대한 질문이 있으면 오늘 Live Korean Q&A 시간에 저희에게 질문해 주세요! 최대한 많은 질문에 답변해 드릴게요.

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Hair Style – Seokjin – TTMIK Story Time

Welcome to another TTMIK Story Time episode. We’ve made this series to help you study with a material that has the most naturally spoken Korean. How long does it take you to do your hair in the morning? In today’s Story Time video, Seokjin talks about how it is much easier to get the hairstyle he wants in the evening rather than in the morning. 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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News In Korean – May 29, 2015 (Sample)

Have you ever ridden an electric car? Seoul City is planning to operate some electric taxis starting in the second half of 2015. They will first use 40 electric vehicles as taxis this year and see how it goes. The eco-friendly electric taxis will be painted sky-blue so be sure to look out for them if you are in Korea later this year! 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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Blood Types – Kyeong-eun – TTMIK Story Time

Welcome to another TTMIK Story Time episode. We’ve made this series to help you study with a material that has the most naturally spoken Korean. Do you believe in personalities based on blood types? Or do you even know your blood type? A lot of people in Korea believe in the stereotypes based on blood types. If someone judged your personality only based on your blood type, what you would tell them?

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