Monthly Archives: October 2014
Thanks Benny Lewis for recommending 10 reasons your language project is failing and things you can do about it. I’m trying out Stayfocusd. I am also thinking hard about the question “Why are you learning Korean?”
You might be familiar with a leap day every 4 years on the Gregorian calendar, but did you know that the lunar calendar 음력 has a leap month? I learned this from Chulmoon: Lunar calendar have a empty month every … Continue reading
Here’s a rant about lunch.
I am working on pronunciation with my italki tutor Jun Woojae. One rule that I read about a long time ago but sort of ignored because I wasn’t speaking back then is this: ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅈ when in front of the word … Continue reading
So you just finished your 18th class with Korean Digital Academy? Wow, you’ve been studying with them since May. You must know a lot. How is class going?
Hotel Stanford is trying to seduce me to travel to New York City this winter. It is my favorite hotel in NYC, right in Koreatown. The offer is for 15% off 2 night stay.
Add Books that inspire my teaching to my reading list.
There is a sort of being lost in confusion while learning a language that is suppose to clear up like you’ve wandered in a fog and one day the fog clears. Well, I am still in the fog. Let me … Continue reading
Do you know the difference between action verbs 동사 and descriptive/stative verbs 형용사? 형용사 are sometimes called adjectives. Inspired by Sheppard Software’s Verbs in Space game, I made a simple game to practice identifying verbs as 동사 or 형용사.
Here is just a quick example of importing a text file to Excel. In this case, I was importing the vocabulary for “The Giving Tree”.
Naver dictionary and I have come to an uneasy truce. I now understand the words for parts of speech. I have become familiar with the dictionary format layout. I have explored some of it’s different page views. I can use … Continue reading
“The Giving Tree” is my first reading assignment. I know a few words. The two page folk tale seems very overwhelming. I am simply trying to practice pronouncing Korean words. To comprehend the story is beyond my ability, let alone … Continue reading
Thank you readers for visiting my blog Hanguk Babble. It still tickles me every time I see that Korea is the second largest country for readers. .
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The Topik page has just announced the topik schedule for the year 2015. I am very surprised because they have increased the number of examinations. There will be 6 topik tests: 38th topik, 39th topik,…