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Archive for February, 2018

Sino-Korean Numbers: How to Count 1-100 in Korean #1 Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

Korean language has two different numbering systems, Sino-Korean and Pure Korean Numbers. If you are not familiar with Korean numbering systems, this post will give an opportunity to learn one of the Korean numbering systems, Sino-Korean numbers. Sino- Korean numbers are derived from the Chinese language, and they are used to talk about phone numbers…

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Object Marking Particles In Korean Posted by on Feb 21, 2018

People who study Korean frequently ask me about these small words, 이/가, 은/는, or 을/를 in the Korean language. Although these markers have little or no meaning by themselves, they distinguish a subject, topic, or object in a Korean sentence. In this post, we will explore the object markers, 을 and 를 in the Korean…

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Korean Lunar New Year’s Day in 2018 Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

Thursday, February 15 is Seollal (설날 – Lunar New Year’s Day), one of the most celebrated Korean holiday. If you are around Korean people, you will hear their excitement regarding 설날. This post will introduce vocabulary related to this special Korean holiday, so you will be able to enjoy the festivities with them and also…

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3 Ways to Say ‘I Like You’ in Korean Posted by on Feb 7, 2018

Valentine’s day is around the corner. Do you have a crush on someone and need to express how you feel in Korean? Or simply improve your understating of romantic scenes from K-dramas or movies? This post will give you an opportunity to learn how to say ‘I like you’ and ‘I love you’ in Korean…

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Medical Related Vocabulary in Korean #2 Posted by on Feb 1, 2018

This is Part 2 in the series, Medical Related Vocabulary in Korean. The last post was about hospital staffs and other useful words. This post will give you an opportunity to learn the names of different medical branches and words that are frequently used to ask or answer questions before or during a check-up. If…

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