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Archive for August, 2017

Getting around Seoul by the Subway Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

서울에 오신 것을 환영합니다! (Welcome to Seoul!) When you arrive in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, do you know how to get around this quaint and fun-filled city? 서울 (Seoul) has well developed public transit systems, and you will notice easy access to the 택시 (taxi), 버스 (bus), and 지하철 (subway) services throughout Seoul. In this…

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Beat the Heat with Korean Bingsoo Posted by on Aug 23, 2017

Although it is near the end of the summer, the blazing heat outside still makes us feel miserable. If you are not a lover of the heat and are needing to beat it with something cold and tasty, how about indulging yourself with Korean Bingsoo? What is Bingsoo? 빙수 (Bingsoo) is a Korean version of…

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7 Cultural Mistakes to Avoid in South Korea Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

There is a saying, “When in Rome do as the Romans do.” Knowing what is acceptable or not acceptable in the country where you are traveling will make your trip more enjoyable. If you plan to visit South Korea and need some cultural advice on some cultural don’ts, the following list will become useful to…

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The Scientific and Phonetic Korean Script, 한글(Hangeul): Stroke Orders #4 Posted by on Aug 9, 2017

This is another addition to the series about the Korean script, 한글. The following article will cover stroke orders of the Korean alphabet in order to help you to become proficient in writing Korean vowels and consonants. Do you remember learning how to form each letter of the English alphabet when you were a child?…

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The Scientific and Phonetic Korean Script, 한글(Hangeul): Vowels #3 Posted by on Aug 2, 2017

This is another portion of the series about the Korean script, 한글. The following article will cover Korean vowels and their sounds, in order to help you to build fluency in Korean, especially in reading and writing. The first post in this series covered a brief history of 한글  and how to form syllables in Korean.…

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