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Archive for November, 2016

Decoding Korean Slang & Colloquial Expressions #1 Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

Do you want to impress your Korean friends or co-workers? How well do you understand the following Korean slang (속어) and colloquial expressions (구어 표현)?   Although they are not appropriate for formal situations, many Koreans use them commonly in everyday speech; they help people to express feelings and nuances of meanings quickly and more effectively…

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Popular Korean TV Shows Posted by on Nov 24, 2016

Do you need a fun way to improve your Korean skills without traveling to Korea?Watching Korean TV shows is a great way to immerse yourself in the Korean language. You will have an opportunity to learn useful phrases and slang, experience new words that will help build your vocabulary, and be exposed to different speaking styles in real world settings…

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Let’s Talk About Thanksgiving In Korean Posted by on Nov 16, 2016

As you are aware, one of America’s biggest holidays, 추수감사절 (Thanksgiving) is around the corner. Even though your Korean friends might have heard of the word 추수감사절 (Thanksgiving), many of them are not quite familiar with this holiday tradition: when, what to eat, what to do, or why people celebrate this holiday. American Thanksgiving will…

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Korean BBQ 101: Who is hungry for Korean BBQ? Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

What is your favorite Korean food? Korean BBQ (barbecue) is one of my family and friends’ favorite Korean foods. If you want an authentic experience of Korean cuisine, I highly recommend you to try Korean BBQ cooked at your tableside. Sizzling sounds of meat cooking at your table, smells of sweet seasoning, and your table filled with side…

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SOS: HELP with Korean Numbers and Counters Posted by on Nov 2, 2016

Are you having trouble with Korean numbering systems? At first, Korean numbering systems seem very complicated and confusing, please don’t get frustrated. They are easier than you think. Once you figure out how Korean numbering systems work, you are one step closer to becoming a fluent speaker of fascinating Korean language. Everyone, hang in there! English speakers use…

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