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Today, I'm going to tell you about dos and don'ts in Korea!These are small tips when you travel Korea. 1. Take subways when you are travelling Seoul. In Seoul, there's always heavy traffic jam that you definitely don't want to waste your time on the road. So, I highly recommend using subways. In Seoul, it is more comfortable and puntual to take subways then other transportat…
Jiyoung | 04-29 | 3850
There are expressions for the tastes such as sweet, salty, and etc.Let's study basic taste expressions you can use in your daily life.1) 맵다 This is the basic form of expression for spicy.(Technically, it is not a taste, but you can express it as a flavor :) )ex) 떡볶이가 매워요. (떡볶이 is spicy.)2) 달다It means sweet.ex) 도너츠가 달다. (Donuts are sweet.)3) 짜다It means salty.ex) 감자튀김이 조금 짜요. (Fried potatoes are a…
Jiyoung | 04-18 | 3453
In English, there are expressions for counting various stuffs such as "a cup of.. / a slice of / a piece of ...etc."There are many ways to count different objects in Korean.▶ Counting people(사람)You count people with "명" ☞ 한 명, 두 명, 세 명...Q. BTS 멤버는 몇 명이에요?A. 모두 일곱 명이에요.▶ Counting animals(동물)You count fish or animals with "마리" ☞ 한 마리, 두 마리, 세 마리...Q. 강아지와 고양이는 총 몇 마리에요?A. 두 마리예요…
Jiyoung | 04-11 | 3362
여의도 벚꽃 축제
Citizens who have visited the cherry blossom festival in Yoonjung-ro, Yeouido, Seoul, enjoy the springtime. The 2019 Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival will continue until Thursday, April 11.
Cherry blossoms are blooming in cherry trees. Pink or white petals bloom in spring are famous. The flower language is 'innocence'.
Cherry blossoms in Korea begin to bloom in early April. In other…
Dowoomi | 04-10 | 3993
Today, we are going to learn how to say months in Korean.In English, months has its own names such as January, February, March, etc., however, it is much simpler in Korean.Basically, we put [number + 월(month)] in Korean.
Jiyoung | 04-07 | 3650
호랑이도 제 말하면 온다.
(ho-lang-i-do je-mal-ha-myeon on-da-deo-ni.)
Literally the tiger appears when I am talking about him. Speak of the devil.
호랑이도 제 말 하면 온다더니! 철수야, 마침 네 얘기를 하던 참이야.
Speak of the devil! Hello, Chulsoo, we were just talking about you.
자리에 없는 사람을 흉보거나 비방하지 말라는 속뜻, 또는 자리에 없는 사람에 대해 이야기하는 데, 때마침 그 사람이 나타났을 때 하는 말.
Do not slander those who are not on the spot.
This phrase is use…
도우미 | 03-29 | 3765
We always say about weathers in our daily life. Often, weather can be a good topic for you to break the ice. In this post, we're going to learn basic words related to climates and apply these words to form a sentence. EnglishKorean Fog 안개 Rain 비 Snow 눈 Sun …
clary | 03-11 | 3503
In this post, we're going to learn one word which has more than one meaning and also can make you speak more naturally when talking to native korean speaker.Today's word is '진짜'. Let me show you a short conversation. ▶ A : Hi, I want to tell you something! I finally got a job!(안녕! 너한테 말하고 싶은 것이 있어. 나 일자리 얻었어!) B ; Really? (진짜?)In this conversation, B is using the word '진짜' to e…
clary | 03-04 | 4011
From part 1~2, you'll learn basic words which describe body parts in Korean ★
clary | 02-28 | 4111
In this post, we're going to learn body parts in Korean
clary | 02-27 | 3926
In this post, we're going to learn about names which you can use when calling family members or relatives.
아버지 or 아빠
*1If you are a girl(or woman) a…
clary | 02-22 | 4829
HOW SO SAY 'SORRY' IN KOREANYou will face lots of situations that you have to say sorry when you are talking to koreans.There are two expressions that are used widely. The first one is '미안해''미안해' is used between friends or someone who is younger than you. There are of course, an exception. Like when you are really close with someone who is older than you. Second one is '죄송합니다''죄송합니다' is…
clary | 02-20 | 3772
한국의 전통 놀이 - '윷놀이'
'Yuch-nol-i' is a traditional Korean play.
On the first full moon night in the lunar callendar, the whole family gather in the room and play this game.
To do the 'Yuch-nol-i', you need a paper 'Mal-pan' (horse board) and 'Yuch', four flat, round wooden sticks that are flattened on one side. This stick is called 'Yuch'. The size does not matter. You can use it if it is not a …
Dowoomi | 02-19 | 4251
한국의 문화 - 정월 대보름
Tomorrow, February 19th is called "jeong-wol dae-bo-leum" in Korea.
January 15 is the day of the full moon rising in the lunar calendar. This day means the start date of farming.
On this day, Korean people mix 5 different kinds of grain and make rice. This is called "O-gog-bab". They also bite and eat hard foods such as walnuts and pine nuts. This act is called "Bu-rum-ggae-gi…
Dowoomi | 02-18 | 5846
한국의 민요 - 진도 아리랑
아리아리랑 쓰리쓰리랑 아라리가 났네
아리랑 음음음 아라리가 났네
문경세제는 웬 고개인가
구부야아 구부구부가 눈물이로구나
What Hill is Mungyeong Hill
There are tears in the valleys.
아리아리랑 쓰리쓰리랑 아라리가 났네
아리랑 음음음 아라리가 났네
청천 하늘에 잔별도 많고
우리네 가슴 속에는 희망도 많다
There are many stars in the clear sky.
There is a great hope in our hearts.
Korean words -
고개 (go-gae) hill
눈물 (nun-mul) tear
가슴 (ga-seum) heart
Dowoomi | 02-12 | 4101
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