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Tagged With: Basic Korean phrases

Easy Korean Phrases for the Restaurant

The last few posts have been fairly difficult, so I decided to draw up something easier for our beginning visitors. If you memorize the following easy phrases, you’ll be equipped to deal with the basics at any restaurant in Korea. As far as the romanization goes, I’m not using any particular system, just the spellings … Continue reading »

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Saying Your Age

I know I’ve already been over this a few times, but I just want to reiterate that this site will eventually be focused on intermediate to advanced Korean language learning. For the time being, however, I don’t have enough of a visitor base to narrow the content to a certain niche. If there are any … Continue reading »

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Simple Prepositions and Position Words

Podcast 7: Simple Position Words in Korean This is going to be another basic-level post, so sorry in advance to all you Korean champs out there. Today we are going to take a look at how to express concepts like “above,” “below,” “next to,” “in front of” etc. in Korean.  Make sure you check out … Continue reading »

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해도 돼요? (Is it OK with you if I ~ ?)

Podcast 4: Is it OK with you if I ~ ? (Easy) Today’s lesson is a basic phrase that is useful in a lot of situations. I suppose the most literal translation of the phrase “해도 돼요?” would be “Is it all right if I ____  ?”.   It’s the perfect form to use when … Continue reading »

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Korean Champ Podcast now on iTunes!

I finally got around to submitting our Korean Champ podcast to iTunes.  Now iTunes users can access the broadcast from any iOS device without visiting the site directly.  Downloading the podcast to your iPhone has the added feature of providing the written materials on screen.  When you’re listening to the show, just tap the screen … Continue reading »

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~는 것 같아요 (It seems like ____ )

Podcast 2: It Seems Like (Easy) For today’s lesson, we are going to be taking a look at a pattern in Korean that is probably most analogous to “it seems like ____ .”  If the verb tense is accordingly conjugated, the form can be used in the past, present and future tense, making it especially … Continue reading »

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