Whether you are meeting a friend or catching a train; it is very important to be on time. In this article, we will look at how to say ‘time’ in Korean. This will help you make sure that you do things at the right time, and that you don’t waste your time.
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Eating lunch alone or having a quiet beer at home on the couch doesn’t strike most Westerners as out of the ordinary; but in South Korea, a country whose culture is more oriented toward group affiliation, something as simple as having a sandwich at your desk could mark you as anti-social or an object of pity: the dreaded wangtta, or social outcast, doomed to a life of solitary meals and other lonely pursuits.
Who’s been watching “Goblin” or “Goblin: The Lonely and Great God“, the hottest and newest Korean drama around? If you are not watching it, you are missing out big time! Starring Gong Yoo, Lee Dong-wook, Kim Go-eun and Yoo In-na, the drama is currently airing on Korean cable channel called tvN on Fridays and Saturdays. … Continue reading Which Ski Resort Was a Korean Drama “Goblin” Filmed?
Are you Planning on Teaching Abroad Forever? If you answered “no” to that question, then this post will be an interesting read for you! My own interest in what happens to ESL/EFL teachers abroad who go back to their home countries began a couple of years ago. That was the …
South Korean ‘comfort women’ were recently remembered at an event in Melbourne as part of ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,’ a movement that began at Rutgers University in 1991 but is now sponsored by the UN.
If you have read this blog for a while then you might have noticed that I didn’t post all that much in 2016. The truth was that I was busy and if you read my last post, you would have found out that I was not really in the best state of mind for much of the year. However, that does not mean that the year was all bad. There was actually quite a lot of good stuff that happened. This is what I am going to focus on here as this is the end of the year here in Korea and I am looking forward to a better and more happy 2017.
Here's the thirteenth episode of the new "Learn Hangul" series - a series designed to help you learn the Korean alphabet from the very beginning to the end.
So far we've been introduced to the basics. We've covered all of the basic vowels and consonants, all 6 syllable blocks, double consonants, strong consonants, diphthongs, the names of the letters, and sound change rules including the base consonants.
Today's episode will cover a few more sound change rules.
Stay tuned for more! New episodes of this series will be posted once a month until it is finished. There will only be one more episode in this series (14 total).