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Level 3

‘비켜 주세요’ (Please step aside)

Today’s lesson is a little bit on the elementary side, but I’m sure even advanced learners will be able to find something of use. The video has some harder expressions too. When you are trapped behind a wall of people on the starboard side of Line 2 and it turns out that, alas, the port-side … Continue reading »

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약국에 갈 때 (A Visit to the Pharmacy)

I thought it might be helpful for everyone if I shared some useful vocab for use when visiting the pharmacy.   First off, if you’ve been in Korea for more than a few weeks, you’ve probably already noticed that Koreans are a little more strict about adhering to the “take this on a full stomach” … Continue reading »

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Easily Confused Place Names

There’s a limited amount of pronunciation information I can provide in text format, but here’s a little. If you’re already in an advanced class, you probably aren’t still having much trouble with this, but in this lecture we discuss some difficult pronunciations in Korean. One of the hardest for beginners is differentiating the vowel sounds … Continue reading »

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Bossing someone around — in a flowery way

I’ve compiled a list of the more convoluted ways that you can entreat someone in Korean. Just as in English, where you can ask, suggest, advise, request, entreat, implore or appeal to someone to do something for you, in Korean you have an equally broad array of tools in your belt when what you essentially … Continue reading »

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