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10 best ways to learn Korean vocabulary, part 1

Learning even the basic vocabulary of Korean language can, and usually does, take years, so it makes sense to carefully choose which words to learn first. After all, what use is it that you know how to name all the bones in human body in Korean when you can’t even greet someone yet (unless you’re…

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Which is your favorite Kpop song?

Next up in my list of articles about learning Korean language is one on learning Korean vocabulary. I have many tips I would like to share with you, and one of those is to use what interests you and what you are passionate about to introduce new Korean words into your learning. You will learn a…

Plan for learning Korean language

Plan for learning Korean language

I’ve been planning and organizing my Korean language learning for years now. When I first started learning Korean I thought I just needed to memorize the words, learn the rules for forming sentences and that would be it. Then, when I proudly stood in front of Kimchi Man and spat out a sentence in Korean…

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South Korean flag infographic

South Korean flag consists of four black trigrams and um-yang (음양) symbol called taegeuk in Korean (태극)  lying on a white background. The meaning of elements of Korean flag are explained in the infographic: Click on the image to see the South Korean flag infographics in larger size.       You might also like: What…

How to send mail to Korea

How to send mail to Korea

Get tips for sending mail to Korea, find out about Korean address system, how to send packages and envelopes, and see examples of proper addressing. My fingers were trembling with excitement as I pried opened the package. The package that had been sitting on his desk in Korea just a few days ago. Now it…

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Korean emoticons

Korean emoticons can make chatting and texting with your Korean friends a lot more fun and genuine. Also called Korean smileys, they are similar to other East Asian emoticons, with the exception that Korean emoticons use Hangul letters like ㅂ, ㅇ, and ㅅ. Below you can find Korean emoticons list with translations. The cute picture…

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How to Learn Korean

Depending on what your first language is, Korean language can be quite a challenge to master. That’s why it’s best to use as many different angles of attack as possible. This will ensure you cover all the neccessary bases – grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation… Also, once you see the same word or rule in two different places, it…

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Handmade dolls wearing Hanbok

When Kimchi Man is in Korea and we are apart we send each other packages to feel closer. That way we have something to look forward to even though when we are missing each other like crazy. I usually send him candy and snacks that he can’t find in Korea and he does the same for me.…

I love you in Korean

Korean Love Expressions

Korean flash cards with Hangul, pronunciation and meaning – all about love! Learn how to say I love you in Korean, I miss you in Korean, boyfriend in Korean, and much more! Since it was such a success on our Tumblr blog we decided to post it here, on our main blog, as well. In…

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How to learn Hangul

Hangul = 한글 is a South Korean writing system. If you are trying to learn Hangul you might also look for alternate spelling Hangeul, which the South Korean government uses and encourages people to use, called the Revised Romanization of Korean. However, spelling it as Hangul is still much more common.   How difficult is it to…

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Type Korean

If you have been wondering how to input Hangul into your computer, phone or tablet here is a simple guide for typing Korean letters. First we will give you all the steps you need to properly set up your device and then explain the typing technique. As you already know Hangul is Korean alphabet, but instead of being written sequentially…