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How to say “just so you know” in Korean Posted by on May 25, 2016

Today, you are going to learn how to say “Just so you know” in Korean. The grammar point is “V.S. + 거든(요)/ geo dun (Yo)”. This is good to use between close friends because if you use this in wrong situation it can be rude.  If you don’t want to be rude using this, you…

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Rising Korean Singer Star in China and Korea Posted by on May 18, 2016

There was a famous Korean program calls “I am a singer” and it became famous in China as well. Chinese version of “I am a singer”  was created by Chinese broadcast and one of Korean singer participated and won a few times in the competitions. So, he becomes a rising star in China: his name is Hwag ChiYeol. I personally…

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Expressing intent in Korean with “I will” Posted by on May 11, 2016

Today, you are going to learn how to say “I will do it for you” in Korean. The grammar point is “V.S. + 을/ㄹ + 게(요)”.  I will do it for you/제가 할게요/ jae ga hal gae yo.”   I will give you some example sentences how you can use them in the sentences.  Please see the examples below with phonetic alphabet. To do…

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Baekdu Mountain: the Pride of Korea, both North and South Posted by on May 7, 2016

Roughly 70% of South Korea is mountainous land. But for South Koreans, it’s most prized and cherished mountain lies on the border between North Korea and China. It’s a volcanic mountain, capped at it’s peak with a crater lake know as “heaven lake” (천지), named Baekdu Mountain (백두산), the sacred white-headed mountain. The common ties…

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“Where” are you going? Posted by on May 4, 2016

Today, you are going to learn how to say “Where” in Korean, it is “어디/ eo di”.  It is simple and very useful. Korean use 어디 with 에서 in many cases; “에서/ae seo” means at/in/from, and in some cases, Korean abbreviates to 서 from 에서.  After (에)서, there should be some action verb follow. I will…

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