Korean notebooks for writing Chinese characters

Korean notebooks for writing Chinese characters are probably one of the most uniquely Korean things, due to the special relationship between Hanja and Hangul. → Do you need to learn Hanja to know Korean I’ve always loved Korean stationery, even without realizing it’s Korean. And sometimes even without realizing what it’s for. When I first bought these Korean…

Fun learning – Korean calligraphy in gold

Learning a language, especially perhaps a language like Korean, can be disheartening at times. → How to learn Korean language For a while you feel like you are making progress. You put in a lot of effort, your vocabulary is slowly increasing, you finally grasp that one grammar rule that puzzled you for months and then… you get…

Best Korean pronunciation books

Best Korean pronunciation books

After a few years of going through several textbooks I have made my list of the best Korean pronunciation books. Korean pronunciation is central in learning how to speak Korean language properly. No matter how well you know grammar and how many words you’ve memorized, if you can’t understand and be understood you will be…

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How to learn Korean vocabulary faster

Whether we love learning Korean language or are required to learn it without much consideration to our preference, we all want to do it quickly. After all, time is limited, but maybe even more important, at least when our confidence is concerned, are doubts that riddle us if we don’t learn as fast as is…

Korean calligraphy featured

Korean calligraphy

Korean calligraphy is an art of writing Hangul and Hanja. Unlike Western calligraphy, which is written with a rigid instrument, traditional Korean calligraphy is created with a soft and flexible brush. With the characteristic strokes which change in broadness and speed, on a usually white sheet of paper, its general appearance reminds of other East Asian…