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Let’s Have a Korean Conversation: Part 2 Posted by on Jul 11, 2013

We received many requests for a transcript of Let’s Have a Korean Conversation: Part 1. So that you can follow along with the podcast, and to better understand the Hangul/written text and proper pronunciation, Hyojin prepared a transcript with translations and transliterations.

Let’s have a Korean conversation: Part 1 Posted by on Jun 25, 2013

Learning a language should be collaborative and fun! Transparent Language created another podcast for you, walking you through the question, “How are you feeling?” and various emotions/answers. We also chat about some of your Twitter questions (e.g., “What’s the best way to say the word “cute” in Korean?”)

Learning Korean with Social Media: Podcast Posted by on Nov 24, 2012

Learning Korean with Social Media: Podcast with Linda and Hyojin. Our previous blog post, “Learning Korean with Social Media”, listed useful Korean phrases and words alongside English translations. This follow-up post provides you with a 15-minute podcast, walking you through the various Korean pronunciations that we listed (see below). We’ll also chat about helpful background…

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Learning Korean with Social Media Posted by on Nov 13, 2012

Learning Korean can be very time consuming. But using social media can help you gather quick, useful words and phrases. If you don’t have time to read our blog, please come visit us on Facebook and Twitter. We have a “Korean word of the day”, which is incorporated into a useful sentence. By building your…

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Host a Korean Cooking Party: Bulgogi Posted by on Jul 9, 2012

Many of you are Korean language and culture enthusiasts, immersing yourself in all things Korean. I would love to hear about your adventures in learning.   One of my favorite aspects of learning a new language and culture is discovering its cuisine. Food brings people together; often a meal can bridge different cultures and inspire…

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Japchae Recipe Posted by on Mar 12, 2012

My roommate asked me for a vegan gluten free Korean recipe. I said to her quite enthusiastically, “That’s easy! Traditional Korean food doesn’t  include dairy or gluten. You can easily avoid meat and eggs too.” She was excited! . . . And then we hosted a Korean cooking party with a medley of friends, in…

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Korean Calligraphy—A Modern Perspective on a Traditional Art Form Posted by on Feb 29, 2012

If you are studying the Korean language, known as Hangul (한글), you may appreciate its simplicity. 한글 is a relatively new writing system with a scientific background; its 24 characters represent the features of the mouth when pronouncing each shape, letter. It was invented by King Sejong during the Joseon Dynasty in 1446, but was…

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