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Animal Names in Korean Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

Are you an animal lover, or do you own a pet? You want to talk about your favorite animal or your adorable pet, but you don’t know how to say your pet’s name in Korean? In this post, you will learn a list of animal names and how to say whether you own a certain…

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Note on Business Card Etiquette in South Korea Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

A business card is quite small in size but plays a key role when you meet someone. This tiny business card represents you or your counterpart’s face displaying their name, title, job, company, contact information, etc. It becomes a useful tool to initiate a conversation or in helping to figure out how to deal with…

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Important South Korean Holidays in October Posted by on Oct 4, 2017

South Korea has a total of sixteen official holidays per year. There are generally two national holidays in October of every year, but there will be three of them this October. In this article, we will talk about three official holidays that take place in October of 2017. 개천절 (the national Foundation Day) and 한글날…

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Loanwords in the Korean Language Posted by on Sep 27, 2017

Have you ever heard any Korean words that sounded like English words, but you couldn’t quite figure out the exact words in English? In this post, we will explore a list of loanwords that are often used by native Korean speakers. 콩글리시 (Konglish) and 외래어  are loanwords that derived from another language, and they are parts…

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People on the South Korean Bills (Banknotes) Posted by on Sep 20, 2017

When you travel to different countries, what do you see on the various bills and coins? Many countries feature important people, symbols, or monuments in order to encapsulate their essential history and culture. Do you know who is on the South Korean bill? Every time you use Korean banknotes, you will see important Korean people…

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