News In Korean – April 14, 2015 (Sample)

안녕하세요! 이번 주 News in Korean 샘플 뉴스 기사입니다.
In your country, when people get married, who prepares the house for the married couple? Is it the couple themselves, or is it the parents that pay for it? In one of today’s News In Korean articles, we introduce how it differs from country to country. You can listen to the sample news article at normal speed here and also subscribe on our website to receive regular news updates along with translation and vocabulary list! http://talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean

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Describe This Picture – Banner in Japanese

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Let’s describe another picture together in Korean! Thanks for all the great feedback about the format change in the last lesson. We are happy that you find this new format more useful. In this lesson, as well, we are going to introduce 5 relatively easy words and 5 difficult words, and then introduce 3 things that are happening in this photo and describe them in 3 different ways each. Wow. That’s going to be a LOT of Korean knowledge. Let’s get started right away!

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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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